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Architectural records for buildings by Graham, Anderson, Probst, White and its predecessors, [ca. 1895-1975]

Job files (ca. 160) for buildings and alterations by Graham, Anderson, Probst, White, the architectural firm based in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Collections includes about 30 job files by the predecessor firms: D.H. Burnham & Company and...

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Charles L. Hutchinson Papers, 1868-1934

Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and miscellany related to Charles L. Hutchinson, Chicago financier, trustee, and philanthropist, particularly regarding Hutchinson’s relationship with the Art Institute of Chicago. Correspondence is solely incoming, mostly to Hutchinson, but also to Mrs. Hutch...

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Chicago Plan Commission lantern slide collection, 1910s-1930s.

Collection of lantern slides used by the Chicago Plan Commission, which was formed in 1909 as an outcome of the Burnham Plan. Slides were used to illustrate lectures that were given to organizations and businesses to promote the Plan. Subjects include street, park, and lakefront improvements espe...

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Chicago stories, [ca. 2002-2003]

Documentary videos and interviews about Chicago history and social groups. John Callaway served as interviewer and narrator. Many images show collection items of the Chicago Historical Society. Topics include politicians, activists, laborers, athletes, people in arts and entertainment, philanthro...

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Photographs of the Cliff Dwellers, 1996 April 15-22.

Includes views of the interior of The Cliff Dwellers club's lounge areas, dining room, book shelves, wall displays of art work, bathrooms, entry ways, corridors, stairways, and kitchen at its Orchestra Hall location (220 South Michigan Avenue, 9th floor) shortly before the club relocated to 200 S...

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World's Columbian Exposition records

Archival records of the administration of the World's Columbian Exposition (WCE) and of its Board of Lady Managers, which operated the Woman's Building, its programs, and exhibitions at the fair. Collection includes WCE general administration records, including meeting minutes of the WCE's board ...