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  • Physical Description: Printed
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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Schmidt, Garden and Martin Records, 1903-c.1985

    • Business records, photographs, drawings, and published materials document the work of the Chicago architecture firm Schmidt, Garden and Martin and its successor firm, Schmidt, Garden and Erikson.
    • 00.17
    • 7 boxes (3.5 linear feet) 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
    • 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
    • Artists' papers, 1636-2007 (bulk 1800s-1980s)

    • Primarily consisting of the letters of English and Scottish artists, this correspondence spans one hundred and fifty years. Ranging in content from dinner invitations to discussions on the Royal Academy and Crystal Palace, the letters often...
    • 00.4
    • 16 boxes (9 linear feet), 5 portfolios, flatfile materials
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hilberseimer, Ludwig Karl, Papers, c.1885-1995 (bulk 1938-1967)

    • Professional and business papers, including correspondence, research materials, manuscripts, photographs, and personal memorabilia document the life and career of Bauhaus émigrée and author, educator, city planner, and architect Ludwig Karl...
    • 070383
    • 48 linear feet , (98 boxes) , 16 oversize portfolios , and flatfile materials
    • Wight, Peter Bonnett, Papers, 1863-1915

    • The papers of noted Chicago architect Peter Bonnett Wight (1838-1925) document his architectural work, his artistic criticism, and his interest in fireproof construction.
    • 1925.1
    • 2 boxes (.5 linear feet)
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Adler, Dankmar, Collection, 1844-2017

    • Papers and photographs related to the life and work of Chicago structural engineer Dankmar Adler, partner of architect Louis H. Sullivan.
    • 1952.2
    • 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Steif, B. Leo, Collection, 1916-1953

    • Scrapbooks and photograph albums document Chicago architect B. Leo Steif s designs for residential, commercial, and apartment buildings. Promotional materials, publications, correspondence, and biographical information are also included.
    • 1985.2
    • 2 boxes (1 linear foot) and 2 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
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • 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.;...
    • World's Columbian Exposition Photographs by C. D. Arnold, 1891-1894

    • Nearly eight hundred large-format platinum photographic prints and twenty-five small-format sepia photographic prints by C.D. Arnold, the official photographer of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, illustrate the development of...
    • 1989.2
    • 3 linear ft. (9 boxes), 15 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • 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

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