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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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Woman’s Temple, 1881-1926

The Woman’s Temple was built through the efforts of the Woman’s Temperance Building Association to provide the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) with meeting spaces, offices, and rental space to garner income for the organization. The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clipping...

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