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  • Physical Description: drawings
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    • Gelbin, Allan J., Papers, 1900-2015 (bulk 1949-1994)

    • Papers, published materials, architectural drawings, photographs, slides, and book production materials document the career of American architect Allan Gelbin and his interactions with noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship.
    • 1995.6
    • 77 boxes (40 linear feet), 5 portfolios, 11 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Yost and Taylor Collection, 1928-c.1994 (bulk 1935-1965)

    • Photographs, drawings, project papers, and other materials document the career of architect Lloyd Morgan Yost and his eight-year partnership with D. Coder Taylor. Yost designed single-family residences, housing developments, and commercial...
    • 1991.1
    • 19 linear feet (40 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
    • 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
    • Mell, Alfred L., Papers, 1941-1971

    • Papers, drawings, and photographs documenting the work of Chicago architect and professor Alfred L. Mell.
    • 1999.4
    • 2 boxes (1 linear foot) and oversize material.
    • Purdy, Arthur, Collection, c.1933-1995

    • Papers, drawings, and ephemera documenting the career of Chicago-area architect Arthur C. Purdy.
    • 1995.7
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet), 2 portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Speyer, A. James, Collection, 1931-2005 (bulk 1947-1974)

    • Drawings, photographs, and printed papers documenting the architectural and curatorial work of Chicago architect A. James Speyer. Also included are candid photographs and some material collected as a result of Speyer's associations with Ludwig Mies...
    • 1997.6
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear feet), 1 portfolio, 1 oversize portfolio and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • Burleigh, Thomas R., Collection, 1940-2000 (bulk 1940-1942)

    • Drawings, papers, and photographs documenting Chicago architect Thomas Burleigh s study under and later associations with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL, during the 1940s and 1950s.
    • 1986.1
    • 3 boxes (1 linear foot) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • 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
    • 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
    • Vinci, John, Papers, 1909-2001 (bulk 1971-1979)

    • Project files, correspondence, photographs, negatives, printed materials, office papers, student projects, product samples and drawings documenting the work of American architect and preservationist John Vinci. These papers chronicle Vinci's...
    • 2007.4
    • 20 linear feet (15 boxes), 2 oversize portfolios, 3 tubes and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • Chamales, Christopher John, Papers, 1919-1987

    • After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1931, Chamales (1907-1993) studied planning under Eliel Saarinen at Cranbrook Academy. With his professor he completed a master plan for Athens, Greece and its port, Piraeus....
    • 1994.1
    • 22.75 linear feet (50 boxes), 3 portfolios, 5 oversize portfolios, and flatfile material
    • Burnham, Daniel H., Jr. and Hubert Burnham Papers, 1890-1978 (bulk 1920-1950)

    • These materials, including job files, correspondence, drawings, scrapbooks, diaries, and photographs, document the architectural practice of Daniel H. Burnham, Jr. and his brother, Hubert, for public and private buildings in Chicago and the...
    • 1943.2
    • 30 boxes (14 linear ft.), 8 portfolios, flatfile materials and rolled tubes
    • Tigerman, Stanley, Papers, 1941-1993 (bulk 1966-1990)

    • Papers and drawings documenting a selection of Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman's built and unbuilt work from the 1960s to the early 1990s as well as a small grouping of professional and financial papers.
    • 1989.5
    • 20 linear feet (40 boxes), 3 oversize portfolios, 1 rolled tube, and flatfile materials
    • Weese, Ben, Papers, 1925-2009 (bulk 1971-1997)

    • Project files, correspondence, photographs, printed materials, office papers, personal papers and drawings documenting the work of American architect Ben Weese. These papers relate to Weese's early work at the firm of Harry Weese and Associates and...
    • 2004.5
    • 63 feet (51 boxes ), 2 oversize portfolio 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
    • Jensen, Elmer C., Papers, 1871-2014 (bulk 1880s-1950s)

    • Photographs, writings, drawings and printed matter documenting both the life and work of the architect Elmer C. Jensen, as well as aspects of his partnerships with William Le Baron Jenney and William Mundie, and select portions of Jenney and...
    • 2009.2
    • 8 linear feet (10 boxes), 4 portfolios, 1 oversize portfolio and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • Carson Pirie Scott Collection, 1857-c.2000

    • Correspondence, photographs, financial papers, printed papers, personal papers, and drawings documenting the history of Carson Pirie Scott, with particular focus on the company's buildings and real estate. Also included are documention related to...
    • 2011.7
    • 6 linear feet (7 boxes) and 3 oversize portfolios
    • Taylor, Crombie, Papers, 1914-1999 (bulk 1949-1980)

    • Correspondence, project papers, personal papers, printed papers, photographs, slides, transparencies, architectural drawings, stencils and reprographic prints documenting the architectural practice and academic career of Charles Crombie Taylor, as...
    • 2010.5
    • 4 linear feet (8 boxes), 4 oversize portfolios, 6 rolled tubes and flatfile materials
    • Colburn, Irving W., Papers, 1953-1992 (bulk 1955-1983)

    • Project papers, architectural drawings, photographs, correspondence, personal and professional papers and publications related to the career of architect Irving W. Colburn.
    • 2002.10
    • 17.5 linear feet (23 boxes), 3 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • Nickel, Richard, Archive, 1850-2011 (bulk 1945-1972)

    • Photographs, architectural research papers, correspondence, writings, personal papers, negatives and realia documenting the photography of Richard Nickel, his research on the work of Adler & Sullivan and his interest in architectural preservation.
    • 2010.6
    • 76 linear feet (152 boxes), 9 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Prairie School Press Archives 1887-1991 (bulk 1961-1979)

    • The archives contain published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence with authors, photographs, and research notes, documenting the twenty-year history of the Prairie School Press. Among the publications of the Press were a facsimile edition...
    • 1992.6
    • 34 boxes (16.5 linear ft.), 1 oversized portfolio, 1 portfolio and flatfile materials
    • McNally and Quinn Records, 1880-1977 (bulk 1925-1965)

    • The collection consists primarily of photographs, printed materials, correspondence, legal and financial documents chronicling the work of architect J. Edwin Quinn through his association with McNally and Quinn, Structures, Inc., and the Cook...
    • 1980.2
    • 151 boxes (73 linear feet), 10 portfolios, 5 oversize portfolios, 4 tubes 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
    • Morgan, Charles L., Papers, 1892-1976 (bulk 1916-1944)

    • Small collection of photographs, drawings, and printed materials created or collected by Morgan, an architect and professor of architecture primarily known for his work as an architectural illustrator and delineator.
    • 2018.6
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet) and 1 oversized portfolio
    • Carrara, Arthur A., Collection, 1910-2016 (bulk 1961-1974)

    • Project files, office files, correspondence, and photographs documenting the working life of Arthur A. Carrara. This collection reflects all sides of Carrara's multi-faceted career as an architect, exhibitor, designer, and lecturer.
    • 1998.1
    • 6 boxes (3 linear ft.) and 1 portfolio
    • Burnham Plan Centennial Committee Records, 2003-2010

    • The collection contains the office files of a number of individuals from the Burnham Plan Centennial Committee. The archive records the work of the Committee and its Project Partners in both celebrating the 1909
    • 2010.1
    • 25 linear feet (27 boxes), 1 oversize portfolio, 1 rolled tube, and flatfile materials
    • Khan, Fazlur R., Collection, 1944-2017

    • This collection holds professional papers and writings and a small group of personal papers of the Bangladeshi-American structural engineer Fazlur R. Khan.
    • 1992.7
    • 18 linear feet (39 boxes), 3 portfolios, and flatfile material
    • Reynolds, Mary, Collection, 1892-1972 (bulk 1941-1964)

    • Correspondence, photographs, financial papers, printed papers, personal papers and drawings documenting the wartime experiences of expatriate American Surrealist artist and advocate Mary Louise Reynolds in World War II France as well as her later...
    • 1951.1
    • 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) and 2 portfolios
    • Brenner Danforth Rockwell Records, 1957-2016 (bulk 1963-1977)

    • Architectural project files, award submissions, correspondence, architectural drawings, photographs, and slides documenting the work of the Chicago architectural partnership of Daniel Brenner, George Danforth, and H.P. Davis "Deever" Rockwell.
    • 2006.2
    • 11 linear feet (24 boxes), 1 oversize portfolio, and flatfile 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
    • Allen, Harold, Egyptomania Collection, c.1920s-2015 (bulk 1950-1988)

    • Correspondence, printed papers, postcards, stereographs, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, serials, commercial catalogs, research materials, published articles, photographs, slides, photographic negatives, ephemera, textiles, ceramics, glass,...
    • 1997.1
    • 64 linear feet (83 boxes), 7 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Graham, Bruce J., Papers, 1939-2015 (bulk 1960s-1980s)

    • Architect and art collector Bruce Graham's professional career and private life is documented through images, papers, and video tapes. Materials relating to Graham's wife, Jane Graham, and their friends, colleagues, and artistic collaborators are...
    • 2011.1
    • 23.5 linear feet (27 boxes), 3 portfolios, 2 oversize portfolios, flat file materials and 1 tube
    • 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
    • Wilson, Melvin J., Collection, 1960-1993

    • Collection of photographs, slides, architectural drawings, and project papers spanning the career highlights of architect Mel Wilson. Wilson worked and as a Peace Corps architect in Tunisia in the 1960s and for the firms of Mies van der Rohe;...
    • 2018.4
    • 7 boxes (5 linear feet), 1 portfolio and flatfile materials
    • Brubaker, C. William, Papers, 1948-1999 (bulk 1963-1989)

    • Sketchbooks, architectural drawings, photographic material, printed materials, and correspondence related to the career of Chicago architect, C. William Brubaker of Perkins & Will.
    • 2007.1
    • 30 linear feet (30 boxes) and 2 portfolios
    • Manny, Carter H., Jr. Papers, 1893-2017 (bulk 1961-1993)

    • Scrapbook albums, correspondence, loose and oversize materials related to Carter Manny's boyhood visit to the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, his involvement in the planning and construction of Marc Chagall's mosaic
    • 2003.3
    • 72 boxes (22.5 linear feet), 4 portfolios and flatfile materials

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