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    • Hall, Gilbert P., Collection, c.1930-1934

    • A portfolio of black and white photographs show Gilbert Hall's renderings of projects designed by Chicago architecture firm Holabird & Roche.
    • 1934.2
    • 1 portfolio (1.25 linear feet)
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Brewster, Walter S., Collection of Whistleriana, 1871-1947 (bulk 1917-1937)

    • An extensive collection of correspondence, printed papers, photographs, and other materials by and about James McNeill Whistler, compiled during the early twentieth century by collector Walter Stanton Brewster, one of a number of American...
    • 2002.6
    • 3 boxes (4 linear feet), 9 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
    • 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
    • Granada Theater Collection, 1925-1987

    • Architectural drawings and photographs documenting the Granada Theater in Chicago, Illinois, designed by architects Levy and Klein in 1925.
    • 1990.6
    • 1 portfolio and 21 drawings
    • 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
    • Inspired Partnerships Collection, 1898-2002

    • Architectural drawings, photographs and promotional materials related to the work of the Chicago-based non-profit organization Inspired Partnerships.
    • 2003.1
    • 1 portfolio and flatfile material
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Crane, Barbara, Collection, 1972-1979

    • Between 1972 and 1979, photographer Barbara Crane was commissioned by the Chicago Commission on Historical and Architectural Landmarks to photograph Chicago buildings being evaluated for possible landmark designation.
    • 1999.1
    • 23 boxes (7 linear feet) and 1 portfolio
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Pond and Pond Collection, c.1895-1938

    • Correspondence, photographs, architectural drawings, and architectural reprographic prints relating to the life and work of Chicago architects and brothers Irving K. and Allen B. Pond.
    • 2001.1
    • 5 boxes (1.5 linear feet) and 1 oversize portfolio
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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