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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.

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J.W. Taylor Photograph Collection, c.1880-1910

Previously a bookseller, J.W. Taylor (1846-1918) began photographing Chicago in the 1870s and started advertising himself as a commercial photographer in 1889. Taylor worked until 1918, photographing Chicago-area architecture and landscapes, as well as buildings in other cities in the United Stat...

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Prairie School Press Archives, 1887-1991

Manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and business papers related to the publications of the Prairie School Press, most notably the

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Pullman Town Construction Photographs, c.1881-1882

The construction of George Pullman's Palace Car Company's Chicago Works and the model factory town of Pullman, Illinois, is documented in black and white photographs.

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Solon S. Beman and Spencer S. Beman Collection, 1892-1959

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 phot...

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