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    • 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.)
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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 The collection includes published and unpublished writings,...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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Fagg, William B., Archive, 1949-1982

    • The archive includes nearly 2800 black and white photographs and a verbatim transcription of Fagg's field notes from his trips to Africa between 1949 and 1959. The archive documents the work of artists, ceremonies, and daily life in Benin, the...
    • 2000.7
    • 19 boxes (9 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Penn, Irving, Archive, c.1924-2004

    • The collection consists of material relating to all aspects of Irving Penn's career as well as many personal items. It includes correspondence, both personal and professional research materials scrapbooks compiled by Penn of tear sheets of his...
    • 1995.3
    • 187 boxes (94 linear ft.), 1 oversize portfolio, 9 portfolios, 1 tube and flatfile materials
    • Clark, Edwin H., Papers, 1885-1960

    • Chicago architect Edwin Clark began practicing in 1906 and designed a broad variety of public and private projects. This collection includes diaries, project photographs, and scrapbooks documenting Clark's architectural and military careers.
    • 1995.1
    • 5 boxes (2 linear ft.)
    • Dart, Edward, Collection, 1841-2016 (bulk 1940-1993)

    • This collection includes research material assembled by Susan Dart McCutcheon to document the life and career of her brother, Chicago architect Edward D. Dart. This research material includes genealogical and personal documents, correspondence,...
    • 1996.2
    • 6 boxes (3 linear feet), 1 oversize portfolio 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
    • Regensteiner, Else, Collection, 1914-2018 (bulk 1943-1997)

    • Else Regensteiner (1906-2003) was an influential weaver, textile designer, and teacher who was most active in Chicago from the mid 1940s to the early 1990s. Her work was influenced by the Bauhaus style and many of her students went on to become...
    • 2002.1
    • 36 boxes (17 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, Collection, 1907-2018 (bulk 1948-1960)

    • Photographs, correspondence, architectural drawings and printed materials related to Mies' career and professional life. Includes a significant amount of material pertaining to his association with the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.
    • 1984.2
    • 4 linear feet (7 boxes), 1 oversize portfolio, and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • World's Columbian Exposition Collection, 1890-1896

    • Within this collection are various materials pertaining to all aspects of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, from initial preparations to specific buildings and exhibitors. It includes photographic prints and stereocards of exposition...
    • 00.12
    • 6 boxes (2.5 linear feet), 2 portfolios, 3 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • Thorpe, John Garrett, & Associates Architectural Archive, 1901-2012

    • Architectural drawings and project files belonging to noted restoration and preservation architect John G. Thorpe and his firm, John G. Thorpe & Associates. The collection includes 33 projects designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and 27 projects by other...
    • 2017.1
    • 3 linear feet (7 boxes), 2 portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Architects' Portraits Collection, 1865-c.1982 (bulk c.1982)

    • This collection includes portraits of a wide range of architects, primarily American, who practiced in the 19th through the 21st centuries; a significant number of portraits were gathered from architects in preparation for the exhibition
    • 00.19
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • Architects' and designers' papers, 1767-2018 (bulk 1889-2017)

    • The collection includes individual letters, small groups of correspondence, published articles, and other papers by architects and designers or about architecture. Although the range is broad, the bulk of the collection consists of correspondence...
    • 00.5
    • 33 boxes (22 linear feet), 3 portfolios, 6 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • Albright, Ivan, Collection, 1888-1995 (bulk 1900-1980)

    • The collection includes notebooks, scrapbooks, poetry, photographs and glass negatives documenting the life and career of Ivan Albright. The notebooks (ca. 1920-1982) include student sketches, class notes, sketches of old master paintings, diagrams...
    • 1984.6
    • 45 boxes (22 linear feet), 3 portfolios and 5 oversize portfolios
    • Burnham, Daniel H., Collection, 1836-2019 (bulk 1880-1925)

    • The Daniel H. Burnham Collection contains business and personal correspondence, project and personal photographs, scrapbooks, diaries and memorabilia. The World's Columbian Exposition and the report, Plan of Chicago, are particularly well...
    • 1943.1
    • 87 boxes (40 linear feet), 8 portfolios, 17 oversize portfolios, 1 tube and flatfile materials
    • Collins, George R., Archive of Catalan Art and Architecture, 1864-2016

    • The collection includes papers, photographs and realia collected by scholar and professor George R. Collins regarding architect Antoni Gaudi i Cornet, the Catalan Modernismo movement, and Catalan art, architecture and culture. It also includes...
    • 1989.1
    • Collins, George R. (George Roseborough), 1917-1993--Archives.; Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926.; Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926--Catalogues raisonnés.; Vilaseca i Casanovas, Josep, 1848-1910.; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.;...
    • Goff, Bruce A., Archive, 1893-2012 (bulk 1920s-1980s)

    • The collection represents Goff in his many roles: architect, composer, painter, collector, professor, and friend. Architectural projects can be traced from concept to completion through correspondence, slides, photographs, and plans. His musical...
    • 1990.1
    • 260 boxes (200 linear feet), 12 portfolios, 7 oversize portfolios, flatfile materials, and 12 tubes

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