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Algimantas Kezys visual materials

Black-and-white photographic prints and printed material by Algimantas Kezys depicting the Chicago built environment and lakefront. Also includes Kezys 1988 and 1995 photograph calendars titled, "Chicago," and his book, "Variations on a Theme: Worlds Fairs of the Eighties," which ...

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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 T. Ganzer photograph collection, 1925-1929.

Aerial photographs of Chicago, mostly views taken from about 10,000 feet. Some shots, taken close to land, are of lesser quality although some buildings and areas are identifiable. A few photos show the planes and camera used in aerial photography. Original negatives include views of Chicago's la...

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Frank M. Getchel slide collection, [ca. 1940-1949]

Views of Chicago by amateur photographer Getchel, including Buckingham Fountain, the Chicago Board of Trade building, the Chicago River, the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Field Museum of Natural History, gypsies on Maxwell Street, Michigan Avenue, Midway Airport, North Avenue Beach with bathers, the Railr...

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Frederick O. Bemm negative collection, ca. 1900-1939, bulk 1930s.

Primarily includes images of Chicago buildings including the Art Institute of Chicago, Church of the Disciples, Dearborn Station, the Field Museum, Montgomery Ward Tower, Pure Oil & Jeweler's Building, Railway Exchange Building, St. Paul's Kirche, Studebaker Hall Theater, and the Tavern Club. Inc...

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John T. McCutcheon Papers, 1834-1996

Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.

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Kaufmann & Fabry nitrate negatives with copy photoprints, [ca. 1917-1930]

Images of Chicago buildings, parks, statues, fountains, streets and a few events by commercial photographers Kaufmann & Fabry. Buildings include the Coliseum, the Hamilton Club, Masonic Temple, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science & Industry, the Palmolive building, the Blackstone and the Selw...

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One-hundred views of Chicago in woodcuts, 1967.

Artist book containing black-and-white woodblock prints and a custom-printed cardboard enclosure titled, One Hundred Views of Chicago in Woodcuts by Bronislaw M. Bak, printed December 1967. Prints depict Chicago neighborhoods, people, events, and landmarks such as Marina City, high rises along La...

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South side Chicago memories from the turn of the century, ca. 1890-1923.

A personal album of photographic views of Chicago of homes and the lakefront taken by Walter E. Angier of the area around 78th and South Sangamon (formerly Bond Ave.). Postcards have views of the Field Museum of Natural History and a few of its exhibits. The album includes a memior by M. Estelle ...

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Walter J. Buffington papers

Miscellaneous items sent to Walter J. Buffington, who was a manager of the C.D. Peacock Jewelers store in Chicago. Includes invitations and donation certificate from the Chicago City Missionary Society (1890s); invitation from the Hamilton Club of Chicago to its Appomattox Day Banquet at the Audi...

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