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    • Hammond, Charles Herrick, Papers, 1894-1963

    • The collection contains papers and photographs from Chicago architect C. Herrick Hammond's professional activities, including his work as supervising architect for the State of Illinois, and personal memorabilia.
    • 1984.5
    • 1.5 linear feet (5 boxes) , 2 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Old Northwest Territory Art Exhibit Collection, 1947-1951

    • This collection includes a scrapbook of announcements, programs, newspaper clippings and correspondence, as well as exhibition catalogs documenting the shows of the Old Northwest Territory Art Exhibit from 1947 to 1951.
    • 1988.1
    • 1 box (.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Smith, Benjamin K., Papers, 1935-c.1980s

    • This collection of papers created by Chicago fine art appraiser and authenticator Benjamin K. Smith includes appraisals and related correspondence, organized by client name.
    • 1990.5
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    • Hammond, James Wright, Papers, 1951-c.1985

    • Chicago architect James W. Hammond first worked in the office of Eliel and Eero Saarinen and then in the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, where he was elected to partnership in 1955. In 1961, he became a founding partner of the Chicago...
    • 1986.5
    • .25 linear ft. (1 box)
    • Radford Architectural Company Collection, c.1903

    • The Radford Architectural Company designed affordable residential and commercial architecture. The blueprints and specifications in this collection include house numbers 6560L, 6632L, 6537L, 6605L, 6542L (all for Armstrong Lumber Company), and 504,...
    • 1994.6
    • 1 oversize portfolio and flatfile materials
    • Otis Elevator Company Collection, 1903-1906

    • This collection contains elevator plans for forty-seven buildings that were prepared by the Chicago office of Otis Elevator Company between 1903 and 1906 for such architectural firms as D.H. Burnham and Co., Holabird and Roche, and Richard Schmidt.
    • 1996.4
    • 1 oversize portfolio
    • Siegel, Arthur, Papers, 1927-1985

    • A large and comprehensive collection of materials document the career of Chicago photographer and educator Arthur Siegel (1913-1978).
    • 1982.4
    • 20 linear feet , (45 boxes) , 5 portfolios, 2 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Theobald, Paul, and Company Records, 1935-1988 (bulk 1946-1955)

    • Amateur artist and bibliophile, Paul Theobald opened a bookstore and gallery in Chicago in 1936 that attracted the large émigré population in Chicago. Theobald soon became a publisher of books that related the visual arts to social issues. Among...
    • 1992.3
    • 8 boxes (3.5 linear feet)
    • Faggi, Alfeo, Collection, 1914-1950

    • The collection contains correspondence, exhibition catalogs, articles and photographs documenting the work of Chicago sculptor Alfeo Faggi.
    • 00.10
    • 1 box (0.25 linear foot) and 1 portfolio
    • Palmer, Bertha Honoré, correspondence collection, 1883-1899

    • A collection of letters written primarily to and by Bertha Honoré Palmer, concerning her involvement with the Board of Lady Managers and the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893. Some letters concern the...
    • 00.7
    • 0.5 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Lipp, Franz, Papers, 1930-1997

    • This collection includes images and other papers documenting German-American landscape architect Franz Lipp's designs for residential, commercial, and institutional properties primarily in the Upper Midwest.
    • 1993.1
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
    • Chicago Library Design Competition Collection, 1987-1990

    • This collection includes documents that record several phases of the 1987-1988 competition to select a design/build team and a design for the new Central Library in Chicago.
    • 1988.3
    • 6 linear ft. (24 boxes), 2 portfolios, 3 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Teague, James, Papers, c.1950s-c.1980s

    • The work of Chicago industrial designer James Teague is represented in this collection by photographs, professional papers and physical samples of several of his designs.
    • 2001.10
    • 2 boxes (0.5 linear feet) and 1 portfolio
    • Weber, Peter J., Papers, 1882-c.2000 (bulk 1893-1922)

    • Photographs, correspondence, and printed matter documenting a selection of German-American architect Peter J. Weber's built and unbuilt projects in the United States and abroad, though predominantly in the Chicago area. Projects represented in this...
    • 1986.6
    • 4 boxes (1 linear foot), 1 oversize portfolio, 1 portfolio and flatfile materials
    • Byrne, Francis Barry, Collection, 1941-1952

    • Architect Barry Byrne was trained under Frank Lloyd Wright and later practiced in Chicago, Seattle, California, and New York in an individualized, streamlined Prairie School idiom. The collection includes published and unpublished writings,...
    • 1992.4
    • 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) and 1 portfolio
    • Taft, Lorado, Collection, 1908-1938

    • Chicago sculptor Lorado Taft, noted for his monumental outdoor sculptures, worked, taught, and lectured about art throughout his career. This collection contains a lecture typescript and photographs of his work.
    • 2001.7
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • Line, Ralph Marlowe, Collection, 1944-1960

    • This collection of photographs taken by Ralph Marlowe Line documents buildings and architectural ornament designed by Chicago architect Louis Sullivan.
    • 2000.3
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • Mellerio, André, Papers, 1867-1943 (bulk 1895-1925)

    • This extensive collection of documents and original papers by and about French artist Odilon Redon was compiled by his biographer and friend André Mellerio.
    • 1991.2
    • 21 boxes (8.3 linear feet) and flatfile materials
    • Hurter Family Collection, 1894-1999

    • The Hurter Family collection includes photographs, architectural drawings, documents and business papers that represent typical single-family and multi-family urban housing of turn-of-the-century Chicago.
    • 2001.8
    • 1 box (0.25 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Trade Catalog and Product Sample Collection, 1890-1975

    • The collection consists of two groups of materials: first, a selection of mid to late 20th century exterior and interior product samples (e.g. paint chips, veneer samples, tiles); and second, late 19th to late 20th century manufacturers' trade...
    • 2000.4
    • 13 boxes (19 linear feet) and 7 oversize portfolio [processed]; approximately 50 boxes (75 linear feet) [unprocessed]
    • Cowles, Knight Cheney, Album, c.1929-1931

    • The work of Chicago architect Knight Cheney Cowles is represented in this collection by photographs of several of his buildings.
    • 2001.11
    • 1 portfolio (0.25 linear feet)
    • Patton and Fisher records, c.1885-1908

    • This collection contains working drawings for the Kalamazoo (MI) Public Library and illustrations for Chicago architects Normand Patton's and Reynolds Fisher's designs for public and private buildings in Chicago, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
    • 00.14
    • 0.2 linear feet and oversize material
    • Llewellyn, J.C., and Associates Records, 1894-1985 (bulk 1920-1960)

    • Joseph C. Llewellyn (1855-1932) established his architectural practice in Chicago in 1892. Before World War II the firm designed industrial buildings, banks and office buildings throughout the Midwest. After World War II their work focused on...
    • 1992.5
    • 61 boxes (25 linear feet), 4 portfolios, 5 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Koehnemann, Renard, Collection, 1913-1991 (bulk 1950-1991)

    • American artist Renard Koehnemann's work is documented through writings, drawings, and photographs of his custom-made chalices. The collection also contains correspondence and articles about Arts and Crafts silversmith Robert Riddle Jarvie.
    • 2002.7
    • 2 boxes (0.5 linear feet)
    • Percier and Fontaine collection, c.1790-c.1875

    • French architects Charles Percier (1764-1838) and Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (1762-1853) are widely credited with the development of the neo-classical Empire style. The Percier and Fontaine Collection is comprised of original architectural...
    • 2000.2
    • 15 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Rouault, Georges, Collection, 1946-1972

    • French artist Georges Rouault and Chicago Roman Catholic priest Father Richard J. Douaire sustained a correspondence about Rouault's art between World War II and the late 1950s. This collection comprises primarily the letters and photographs sent...
    • 1976.1
    • 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    • New York World's Fair Collection, 1937-1940

    • This collection of published materials and images documents many of the exhibitions and activities of the New York World's Fair, which was open in New York City from 1939 to 1940.
    • 2002.2
    • 1 box (0.25 linear feet) and 1 portfolio
    • Milles, Carl, Photograph Collection, c.1938-1939

    • This collection consists of photographs documenting sculptures by Carl Milles, taken primarily by Meyric R. Rogers around 1938 and 1939 in preparation for his book on Milles, published in 1940. The sculptures span almost the full length of Milles's...
    • 1963.1
    • 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
    • Powell/Kleinschmidt Records, 1969-1993 (bulk 1976-1984)

    • The Powell/Kleinschmidt collection is a compilation of the business materials documenting the early interior architecture projects of Chicago architecture firm Powell/Kleinschmidt.
    • 2001.9
    • 17 boxes (10 linear feet), 5 portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, Papers, 1956-2001

    • The Un'ichi Hiratsuka Collection reflects the close friendship between the Van Zelst and Hiratsuka families. From the earliest contact between collector Theodore Van Zelst and the Japanese woodblock print master Un'ichi Hiratsuka in 1959, the two...
    • 2002.5
    • 8 boxes (3.5 linear ft.), 1 oversized portfolio and 1 portfiolio
    • Ten Eyck, Richard, Papers, c.1940s-c.1990s

    • This collection documents the career of industrial designer Richard Ten Eyck and the work of his firm, Richard Ten Eyck Associates, which operated in Wichita, Kansas, from 1948 to 1992.
    • 1997.2
    • 26 boxes (9 linear ft.), 2 portfolios, 20 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Luxfer Prism Collection, 1897-c.1920

    • The Luxfer Prism Company, a Chicago-area manufacturer of prismatic windowpanes and fittings, was in business from c.1897 to 1920. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed prismatic panes for the company and illustrated some company publications. The...
    • 1974.1
    • 1 box (0.5 linear foot)
    • Taylor, J.W., Photograph Collection, c.1880-1910

    • Previously a bookseller, J.W. Taylor (1846-1918) began photographing Chicago in the 1870s and started advertising himself as a commercial photographer in 1889. Taylor worked until 1918, photographing Chicago-area architecture and landscapes, as...
    • 1993.3
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • Rogers, Mary Long, Collection, 1931-1953

    • Project reports, maps, statistics, and correspondence make up the collection kept by landscape architect, Mary Long Rogers.
    • 2003.2
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet) and flatfile materials
    • Twentieth-century Libraries Collection, c.1950-1990

    • Brochures, clippings, and photographs regarding the layout and design of public and academic library buildings, and correspondence regarding Dr. Guy Garrison's collection of materials.
    • 2004.4
    • 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes )
    • Textile Sample Books, 1935-1968

    • This collection is comprised of catalogs and sample books from various European and American textile manufacturers.
    • 2002.9
    • 24 linear feet, (22 boxes)
    • Wentworth, Michael (1938-2002) Collection, c.1882-2002 (bulk 1962-2002)

    • The collection consists of scholar Michael Wentworth's research materials and writings relating to the work of artist James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902) as well as some materials relating to other aspects of Wentworth's professional and...
    • 2007.6
    • 10 linear feet (21 boxes), 4 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • PACE Associates Records, 1924-2009 (bulk 1948-1986)

    • PACE Associates was founded in January 1946 by Charles B. Genther, Wilbur H. Binford, William B. Cobb, and John Kausal. The firm's first projects were collaborations with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, including the Promontory Apartments, Algonquin...
    • 2002.11
    • 16 boxes (7.25 linear feet), 1 oversize portfolio, and flatfile materials
    • Judson, Sylvia Shaw (1897-1978) Collection, 1915-1998 (bulk 1940-1998)

    • Sylvia Shaw Judson, daughter of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, was a prominent sculptor who specialized in garden sculpture. The collection contains photographs and slides of Judson and her work, materials pertaining to exhibitions of Judson's...
    • 2009.5
    • 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes) and flatfile materials
    • Urry, Steven Jay, Research Collection, 1960-2012

    • A collection of newspaper and magazine articles, biographical material, photographs, and correspondence relating to Steven Jay Urry which were gathered by Victor M. Cassidy for the purpose of writing the catalogue for a retrospective of Urry's work.
    • 2012.4
    • .75 linear feet (3 boxes)
    • Hyland, Paul V., Papers, 1914-c.2010 (bulk 1926-1934)

    • Photographs, correspondence, and printed matter documenting a selection of native Chicago architect Paul Vincent Hyland's projects in the United States and abroad, though predominantly in the Chicago area. Projects represented in this collection...
    • 2011.4
    • 1 linear foot (2 boxes) and flatfile materials

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