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Arthur Rubloff papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes about Arthur Rubloff's activities as a Chicago real estate developer and advocate for civic improvement. Includes minutes and other files of the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association (GNMA), 1947-1966 (4 boxes), some related to the Magnificent Mi...

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Barnes-Crosby collection of glass negatives and master photographs, [ca. 1904-1913]

Photographs and negatives of popular Chicago streets and sites primarily in the Loop area, by the commercial photography studio Barnes-Crosby Company. Many focus on individual buildings such as hotels, office buildings, stores, museums, theaters, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, organi...


Chicago Plan Commission lantern slide collection, 1910s-1930s.

Collection of lantern slides used by the Chicago Plan Commission, which was formed in 1909 as an outcome of the Burnham Plan. Slides were used to illustrate lectures that were given to organizations and businesses to promote the Plan. Subjects include street, park, and lakefront improvements espe...

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Edgar Miller papers, circa 1868-1989, bulk 1924-1989

Sketchbooks, reference material, press clippings, correspondence, exhibit programs, and other papers of Edgar Miller, a Chicago artist, architect, and interior designer. A majority of the sketchbooks contain pencil or black ink drawings, many of which are abstract forms or faces. Reference materi...

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Guide to Old Town Triangle Association Records

The Old Town Triangle Association Records consist of governing and financial documentation, meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, newsletters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings related to or issued by the Old Town Triangle Association. The collection also includes files documenting...

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J. W. Taylor photograph album, [ca. 1885-1900]

Primarily views of Chicago's main streets, large commercial buildings, and residences of prominent Chicagoans. Streets include Clark, Lake Shore Drive, Michigan Avenue, Randolph, South Water and State Streets. Commercial buildings include major hotels, Board of Trade, Real Estate Board, Chamber o...


Lincoln Park Conservation Association records

Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, newsletters, and other records concerning the Lincoln Park Conservation Association, an umbrella organization for neighborhood associations in the Lincoln Park community area of Chicago (Ill.). Materials relate to the revitalization of the Linc...

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Luebke family business records

Two business account books, one tax receipt book, and one paper business card relating to the plastering business of Charles and Jonathan (or John) Luebke. The account books range from 1884-1886 and give addresses at which work was performed, clients' names, nature of the work, and amounts paid. ...

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Margaret McCann photograph collection, [ca. 1978-1985]

Photographs by McCann, an amateur photographer in Chicago, include interior and exterior views of unidentified commercial buildings and dwellings in the Loop and other community areas, including the Near North Side, Lincoln Park, and the Lower West Side. Includes exterior views of the Wrigley Bui...

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