• Collection ID 1994.0232
  • Creator Names Bowes Realty Company (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Title Bowes Realty Company photographic collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1888-1950 (bulk 1930s-1940s).
  • Physical description
    • 21 negatives : glass ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 3 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in.
    • 155 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 150 photographic prints : b&w ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.
    • ca. 125 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • Nitrate negatives closed pending digitization.
    • To consult the glass negatives in this collection in the Research Center it is necessary to make an advance appointment (email: Research@chicagohistory.org ).
  • Collection summary Includes views of streets and intersections on the near north side of Chicago (Ill.) primarily near North Michigan Avenue accumulated by the Bowes Realty Company and the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association. Frederick Marsh Bowes was president of Bowes Realty and a charter member of the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related material at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, includes the Bowes Realty Company records.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Franklin B. Bowes, 1994 (1994.0232).
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer(s).
  • Names
    • Bowes Realty Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Bowes, Frederick Marsh, 1873?-1970.
    • Greater North Michigan Avenue Association
  • Subjects
    • Buildings Illinois Chicago 1890-1949. lctgm
    • Rivers Illinois Chicago 1890-1949. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago 1890-1949. lctgm
  • Geographic coverage
    • Michigan Avenue (Chicago, Ill.) 1890-1949.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Buildings, structures, etc. 1890-1949 Photographs
    • Chicago River (Ill.) Photographs.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Streets Michigan Avenue North.
  • Genre
    • Cityscape photographs. gmgpc
    • Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
    • Glass negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.