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  • Abstract: design
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    • Walker, Nellie V., Collection, 1901-1973

    • Correspondence, design papers, and photographs document the work of American sculptor Nellie V. Walker and her association with American sculptor Lorado Taft.
    • 1988.4
    • 1 linear ft. (2 boxes) and flatfile materials.
    • First National Bank of Dwight Collection, 1905-1920 (bulk 1905-1906)

    • Col. Frank L. Smith commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design one of his earliest commercial buildings in order to accommodate both the First National Bank of Dwight (Illinois) and an office for Col. Smith's insurance business. The project is...
    • 1969.1
    • 1 linear ft. (2 boxes), 1 oversize portfolio
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dunlap, William E., Papers, 1921-1957 (bulk 1926-1950)

    • Various materials document Chicago architect William Dunlap's work as a student and instructor at the Illinois Institute of Technology during the years 1946-1952, as well as some early design project contributions. Included are transcripts of class...
    • 2000.6
    • 4 boxes (1.25 linear feet) and flatfile materials
    • Glass, Henry P., Papers, c.1942-2000

    • Austrian-born industrial designer, Henry Glass practiced and taught industrial design in Chicago, Illinois, for more than sixty years. He specialized in furniture and household objects in a modern idiom.
    • 1994.5
    • 2.25 linear feet (7 boxes), 2 oversize portfolios 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 )
    • Institute of Design collection, c.1934-1955

    • The philosophy, history, and works of faculty and students of The Institute of Design in Chicago are documented through books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, letters, unpublished papers, published articles, and photographs.
    • 2007.2
    • .5 linear feet (1 box)
    • Tomlinson Subdivision Collection, 1887-1998 (bulk 1988-1990)

    • Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter documenting the history of the 1888 Tomlinson Subdivision of Chicago, Illinois, and additional documentation researching the possibility of involvement of Frank Lloyd Wright in the design of some of...
    • 1988.5
    • .5 linear ft. (1 box).
    • Newman, Edgar, Papers, 1863-1977 (bulk 1863-1977)

    • Design drawings and photographs of architect Edgar Newman's Chicago residential projects, mainly of his own residence in Norwood Park. Correspondence consists mainly of marital congratulations and condolences on Newman's death. Family photographs,...
    • 2012.1
    • 3.25 linear feet (1 boxes), 2 portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Brown, A.J., Papers, 1929-1963 (bulk 1930-1956)

    • Correspondence, photograph, printed materials, design drawings and cut stencils relating to Chicago designer Adolph Jacob (A.J.) Brown's career.
    • 2009.1
    • .5 linear feet (1 box), 3 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Sullivan/Van Allen Building Collection, 1910-1980s

    • In 1910 John D. Van Allen commissioned Louis Sullivan to design a new department store for his family business in Clinton, Iowa. By this date Sullivan had few commissions and thus spent considerable time attending to his immediate projects. In...
    • 1970.1
    • .5 linear ft. (2 boxes, 1 portfolio) and flatfile materials
    • Karr, Joe, and Associates Records, 1962-2005

    • Joseph P. Karr was one of the preeminent landscape architects in the Midwestern United States. He founded the firm Joe Karr and Associates in 1969, and the firm worked on a large variety of projects, ranging from yards for private homes to large...
    • 2008.2
    • 20 tubes and digital materials
    • Brand, Herbert A., Collection, 1903-2014 (bulk 1920-1959)

    • Photographs, architectural drawings, documents and other items related to Herbert Brand's career as an architect in the Midwest. Brand worked almost exclusively in church and education building design.
    • 2016.3
    • 3 linear feet (5 boxes), 2 oversize portfolios and 2 flatfiles
    • Tribune Tower collection, 1922-2001

    • The Tribune Tower Collection includes printed materials and memorabilia about the 1922 international design competition and the completed structure.
    • 00.3
    • 1 oversize portfolio
    • Sullivaniana Collection, 1780-2018 (bulk 1870-1930)

    • This collection forms the largest extant collection of documents (excluding architectural and design drawings) about Chicago architect and critic Louis Sullivan (1856-1924). Numerous draft manuscripts and typescripts of his writings are held in...
    • 1931.1
    • 27 boxes (15 linear feet), 5 portfolios, 6 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials.

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