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    • 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
    • Century of Progress Collection, c.1920s-1980 (bulk 1931-1934)

    • The Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago's world's fair of 1933-1934, brought international modernism to the country's heartland. The foreign government buildings, the model houses and the corporate exhibits introduced many...
    • 00.18
    • 13 boxes (7 linear feet), 2 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • Shaw, Howard van Doren, Collection, 1875-2017 (bulk 1896-1925)

    • Chicago architect Howard Van Doren Shaw was in practice from 1894 until the 1920s and designed for many of Chicago's elite. His architectural designs were stylistically eclectic and often based on historical precedence. His projects are documented...
    • 1934.1
    • 17 boxes (3.5 linear feet), 1 portfolio, 4 oversize portfolios, flatfile materials and 6 rolled tubes
    • Bennett, Edward H., Collection, 1901-2015 (bulk 1905-1950)

    • Beaux-Arts trained architect Edward Bennett began his career in Daniel Burnham's Chicago office, with whom he co-authored the
    • 1973.1
    • 24 linear feet (78 boxes), 3 portfolios, 2 oversize portfolios, flatfile materials, and 34 microfilm reels
    • 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)
    • Jacobs, Herbert and Katherine, Residence and Frank Lloyd Wright Records, 1924-1974

    • The Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Residence and Frank Lloyd Wright Records document the construction of two homes by Wright for the Jacobs. This material spans the years between 1924 and 1974, with most of the material falling in the immediate time...
    • 1977.1
    • 3.25 linear feet (8 boxes), 3 oversize portfolios 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Brenner, Daniel, Papers, 1947-1986

    • Architectural project and exhibition files, award submissions, financial and biographical data, photographs, and slides documenting the career of Chicago architect Daniel Brenner.
    • 1985.3
    • 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet) and flatfile materials
    • Duckett, Edward A., Collection, 1931-1978

    • Documents and images related to the work and career of Bauhaus-émigré architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
    • 1986.2
    • 5 boxes (3 linear feet), 1 tube and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • 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.;...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Benjamin Galleries Records, 1920-1988

    • Business and exhibition records, artist information, and ephemera document the operations of Chicago-based Benjamin Galleries from 1940 to 1979.
    • 1996.3
    • 4 boxes (1 linear foot)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Harrison/Morse Research Collection, The, 1960-1988

    • Correspondence, photographs, printed matter and other research materials for Sharon Harrison's catalogue raisonné of French symbolist artist Odilon Redon's etchings, as well as preliminary research for a planned catalogue of Redon's lithographs....
    • 1997.7
    • 20 boxes (8.25 linear feet)
    • 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
    • Bizzarri, Michael and Jane, House Papers, 1949-1990

    • Correspondence, publications, photographs, and architectural drawings related to the Michael and Jane Bizzarri house, Cincinnati, Ohio, designed by architect Richard J. Neutra, Michael Bizzarri, a long-time admirer of Neutra, commissioned the...
    • 1999.3
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet) and 1 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wrightiana Collection, c.1897-2017 (bulk 1949-1969)

    • The architecture, furniture, decorative arts, and philosophies of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright are documented through booklets, pamphlets, brochures, letters, transcripts of lectures, published articles, and photographs.
    • 2001.3
    • 8 boxes (6 linear feet), 5 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials
    • Adler, David, Collection, 1860-2014 (bulk 1925-2001)

    • Chicago architect David Adler practiced in Chicago with Robert Work from 1917 to 1928 and independently thereafter and was known for adapting classical and vernacular styles to his residential commissions. This collection contains a portrait...
    • 2001.5
    • 7 boxes (3.25 linear feet), 2 portfolios, 1 oversize portfolio, 1 rolled tube and flatfile materials
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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