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Architects' and Designers' Papers, 1767-2003
This collection of correspondence, lectures, and autobiographical documents from noted American and European architects and decorative arts designers includes material from Thomas Chippendale, William Deknatel, George Grant Elmslie, the firm of Friedman, Alschuler and Sincere, Alfonso Iannelli, I...
Burnham Library-University of Illinois Project to Microfilm Architectural Documentation Records, 1950-1952
Daybooks document the activities of the Burnham Library Microfilming Project, a joint venture of The Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois to record the drawings of noted Chicago architects including David Adler, D.H. Burnham, William LeBaron Jenney and Co., and Louis Sullivan.
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
Century of Progress Collection, c.1920s-1980
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 Americans to new, progressive architectural styles. Buil...
Daniel H. Burnham (1846-1912) Collection, 1836-1946
Noted Chicago architect and urban planner Daniel H. Burnham was best known for his work to promote the Beaux-Arts aesthetic in architectural and city design across the United States and internationally. He also served as Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition ...
Daniel H. Burnham, Jr. and Hubert Burnham Papers, 1890-1978
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 surrounding region during the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1...
Edward H. Bennett (1874-1954) Collection, 1901-1954
Beaux-Arts trained architect Edward Bennett began his career in Daniel Burnham's Chicago office, with whom he co-authored the