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Architectural records for buildings by John Lloyd Wright, [ca. 1912-1972, bulk 1923-1956]

Job files (ca. 200) for buildings and alterations by John Lloyd Wright, an architect based in Chicago (Ill.) for part of his career. Designs were for various clients, many in the Chicago area but also in other locations throughout the country. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprin...

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Chicago Dynamic photograph collection, 1957.

Includes photoprints related to "Chicago Dynamic," a public relations venture organized in 1957 by a group of Chicago industrialists and urban planners. Chicago Dynamic sought to promote Chicago's architectural history. The program consisted of a number of events. The views here depict Frank Lloy...

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Dana/Thomas House Restoration Plans and Documents, 1981-1989

This collection of restoration reports, project planning manuals, and historical research pertaining to Chicago architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana/Thomas House in Springfield, Illinois.

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Dankmar Adler Papers, 1857-1984

Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by ...

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Donald Hoffmann (1933-) Collection, 1897-2008

Donald Hoffmann worked as Art and Architecture Critic at the

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First National Bank of Dwight Collection, 1905-1920

Col. Frank L. Smith commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design one of his earliest commercial buildings in order to accommodate both the First National Bank of Dwight (Illinois) and an office for Col. Smith's insurance business. The project is documented from design development through constructio...

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Francis Fisher Browne Papers, ca. 1860-1949

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.

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Frank Lloyd Wright in Michigan Collection, 1945-1988

Correspondence, architectural drawings, photographs, and published materials documenting architect Frank Lloyd Wright's designs in Michigan.

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Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection, part 1, [ca. 1929-1989, bulk 1933-1969]

Photographic archives of the first 40 years of work produced by Hedrich-Blessing, a Chicago photography studio that specializes in architectural and design photography. Images primarily show interior and exterior views of buildings and structures, including office buildings, industrial buildings,...

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Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Residence and Frank Lloyd Wright Records, 1924-1974

The Herbert and Katherine Jacobs Residence and Frank Lloyd Wright Records document the construction of two homes by Wright for the Jacobs. This material spans the years between 1924 and 1974, with most of the material falling in the immediate time periods of the construction of each house. The Ja...

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John D. Randall papers

Newspaper clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, correspondence, and other research files of John Randall, who worked to document and preserve Chicago architecture. The collection also includes reports about buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Dankmar Adler, and Louis Sullivan and photo...

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Jones, Jenkin Lloyd. Papers, 1861-1932

Jenkin Lloyd Jones, minister, social reformer. The Jenkin Lloyd Jones papers contain correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs. Papers relate to All Souls Church and the Abraham Lincoln Centre. Other topics include the Unitarian Church, the Henry For...

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Joseph J. Bagley Cottage Collection, c.1916-c.1925

Photographs and architectural working drawings for the Joseph J. Bagley Cottage, Grand Beach, Michigan, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1916.

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Lloyd Lewis Papers, 1886-1985

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.

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Louis Penfield Residence Collection

This collection is comprised of architectural drawings relating to Frank Lloyd Wright's 1959 second design for the unbuilt Louis Penfield house in Willoughby, Ohio.

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Prints and Drawings collection, 1905-1966

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German architect and educator associated with the Bauhaus and the Second Chicago School. He is considered one of the pioneers of modern architecture. This collection of prints and drawings includes prints, photographs, and architectural renderings of furniture.

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Luxfer Prism Collection, 1897-c.1920

The Luxfer Prism Company, a Chicago-area manufacturer of prismatic windowpanes and fittings, was in business from c.1897 to 1920. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed prismatic panes for the company and illustrated some company publications. The collection contains several prisms, correspondence...

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Lyle Mayer photograph collection, 1947-1967.

Negatives from Mayer's student photographic work at Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.). Undergraduate work (1948-1949) includes Chicago scenes of transient hotel fronts on north Clark Street, Roosevelt University, a Chinese-American laundry, traffic and street scenes in the vicinity of Madison S...

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Mercer Sullivan photograph collection, 1961-1968.

Panoramic and architectural views of Chicago made by Sullivan. Subjects include a few images each of Michigan Avenue, construction of the Hancock Tower, the Robie House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Lincoln Park area, the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan, demolition of the 1905 Federal Bu...

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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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Tom Neumann collection of visual material

Primarily includes visual materials relating to the South Shore community in Chicago (Ill.) and the South Shore Historical Society. Includes views of apartment houses and single family houses, streetscapes, railroad stations, and businesses. Some images show the South Shore Country Club and peopl...


Tomlinson Subdivision Collection, 1887-1998

Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter documenting the history of the 1888 Tomlinson Subdivision of Chicago, Illinois, and additional documentation researching the possibility of involvement of Frank Lloyd Wright in the design of some of the buildings.

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Wallace Rice Papers, 1779-1939

Correspondence, almost all addressed to Chicago author, anthologist and lecturer Wallace Rice with a few outgoing letters; also many examples of his works, and a miscellany of associated material including a small collection of photographs.

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Wrightiana Collection, c.1897-1997

The architecture, furniture, decorative arts, and philosophies of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright are documented through booklets, pamphlets, brochures, letters, transcripts of lectures, published articles, and photographs.

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