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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Anderson, William Peirce, Collection, 1886-1915

    • Papers and photographs document the education and professional practice of Chicago architect William Peirce Anderson.
    • 1992.1
    • 3 boxes (1.5 linear feet), 3 portfolios and 2 oversize portfolios
    • 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 (21 linear feet), 3 portfolios, 6 oversize portfolios, and flatfile materials
    • Armin, Emil, Papers, 1929-2018

    • Correspondence, photographs and other materials related to the career of artist Emil Armin.
    • 2002.8
    • 2 boxes (0.7 linear feet), 4 portfolios and flatfile material
    • 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
    • 15 boxes (8 linear feet), 3 portfolios, flatfile materials
    • Baldwin Kingrey Collection, 1939-2004 (bulk 1947-1957)

    • Photographs, correspondence, personal papers, printed materials, business papers, book manuscript materials, and negatives documenting the history of Chicago modern furniture retailer Baldwin Kingrey, opened by architect Harry Weese, his wife,...
    • 2006.1
    • 4 boxes (1.75 linear feet)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Burnham, Daniel H., Collection, 1836-1946 (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
    • 86 boxes (17.5 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 12 boxes (6 linear feet), 2 oversize 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
    • 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
    • Collins, George R., Archive of Catalan Art and Architecture, 1864-1992

    • 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
    • 140 boxes (75 linear feet), 4 portfolios, 12 oversize portfolios, 25 rolled tubes 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
    • 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
    • Dunning, Hugh and N. Max, Collection, 1901-1994

    • The collection contains photographs, albums, blueprints, and articles that document projects designed by Chicago architects Hugh and N. Max Dunning, as well as travel diaries kept by the brothers.
    • 1994.3
    • 4 boxes (1.25 linear feet) 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
    • 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
    • Goff, Bruce A., Archive, 1893-2003 (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
    • Goldberg, Bertrand, Archive, 1933-2003 (bulk 1937-1997)

    • The collection consists of photographs, drawings, correspondence, manuscripts, publications and audiovisual materials documenting the career of the Chicago architect Bertrand Goldberg. It comprehensively chronicles Goldberg's diverse career as...
    • 2002.3
    • 268 boxes (270 linear feet), 49 portfolios, 4 oversize portfolios, 2 rolled tubes, 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
    • Griffin, Walter Burley and Marion Mahony, Collection, 1911-2016

    • This collection consists of microfilm aperture cards and prints of plans and drawings related to projects designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in Canberra and Sydney, Australia, as well as a small selection of projects from...
    • 2001.4
    • 2 boxes (0.25 linear feet) and flatfile materials
    • Guaranty Building Collection, 1894-1980s (bulk 1894-1970s)

    • Drawings, documents and building fragments from Louis H. Sullivan's Guaranty Building (1894-1896, Buffalo, NY). These materials were gathered by author, architect and preservationist John D. Randall (1919-1999) during his tenure as manager of the...
    • 2013.3
    • 30 boxes (14 linear ft.), 8 portfolios, flatfile materials and rolled tubes
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Koehnemann, Renard, Collection, 1913-1991 (bulk 1950-1991)

    • American artist Renard Koehnemann's work is documented through writings, drawings, and photographs of his custom-made chalices. The collection also contains correspondence and articles about Arts and Crafts silversmith Robert Riddle Jarvie.
    • 2002.7
    • 2 boxes (0.5 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.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mellerio, André, Papers, 1867-1943 (bulk 1895-1925)

    • This extensive collection of documents and original papers by and about French artist Odilon Redon was compiled by his biographer and friend André Mellerio.
    • 1991.2
    • 21 boxes (8.3 linear feet) and flatfile materials

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