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    • Adler, Dankmar, Collection, 1844-1941

    • 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)
    • 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' Portraits Collection, 1865-c.1982 (bulk c.1982)

    • This collection includes portraits of a wide range of architects, primarily American, who practiced in the 19th through the 21st centuries; a significant number of portraits were gathered from architects in preparation for the exhibition
    • 00.19
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
    • 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)
    • Beman, Solon S., and Spencer S. Beman Collection, 1892-1985

    • The classical and revival-style architectural designs of Chicago architect Solon Spencer Beman (1853-1914) and his son Spencer Solon Beman (1887-1952) are documented in a scrapbook containing advertisements, photographs, and published articles; by...
    • 2001.6
    • 1 box (0.5 linear feet), 3 portfolios, 4 oversize portfolios, 1 rolled tube 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • Cowles, Knight Cheney, Album, c.1929-1931

    • The work of Chicago architect Knight Cheney Cowles is represented in this collection by photographs of several of his buildings.
    • 2001.11
    • 1 portfolio (0.25 linear feet)
    • 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
    • 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-√©migr√© architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
    • 1986.2
    • 5 boxes (3 linear feet), 1 tube and flatfile materials
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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