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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 ...

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James W. Ellsworth papers, World's Columbian Exposition Collection, [1890-1901].

The James W. Ellsworth papers consist primarily of Incoming (926 items) and Outgoing (85 items) correspondence, Departmental records from 22 Exposition divisions and departments, and Ephemera such as banquet menus, invitations and tickets. Among Ellsworth's correspondents are Charles Barber and O...

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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 ...