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57th Street Art Fair collection of visual materials, 1947-2001.

Photographs of artwork, judging activities, and general views of the annual 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes posters, generally by Hyde Park community artists, advertising the fair in various years; collection contains most post posters from the Fair's inception in 1948 throu...


57th Street Art Fair. Records, 1964-2007

This collection contains the planning and promotional materials for the 57th Street Art Fair, including meeting minutes, reports, posters, textiles, banners and buttons.

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Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers, ca. 1932-1956

Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.

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Album of photographs of the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Ill.), 1893.

Shows material on exhibit in the Woman's Building including handiwork, crafts, paintings, silver, furniture, statues, flowers, and clothing. There are no exterior views of the building.

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Alfeo Faggi (1885-1966) Collection, 1914-1950

The collection contains correspondence, exhibition catalogs, articles and photographs documenting the work of Chicago sculptor Alfeo Faggi.

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Alfred Juergens (1866-1934) Sketchbook, c.1897

A sketchbook by the Chicago artist Alfred Juergens.

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Alice Fordyce photograph collection, 1933-1934.

Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by Fre...


American Mural Painting Scrapbooks, 1929-1944

Scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine clippings from publications across the nation relating to mural paintings or painters active throughout the United States.

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American Terra Cotta Company photograph collection, ca. 1890-1915.

Photographs of terra cotta ornamentation executed by Louis H. Sullivan and George G. Elmslie for American Terra Cotta Company. Photographs were sent to architects for approval before casting or modeling and were also kept in job files.

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Ames, Polly Scribner. Papers, 1938-1993

Polly Scribner Ames (1908-1993) was a painter, sculptor, and writer who lived in Chicago, New York, and Europe. The Polly Scribner Ames papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, journals, and records of exhibitions and sales of artwork.

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Ann Barzel Papers, 1912-2005

Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.

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Anton Rodde photograph collection, ca. 1924-1937.

Loose photographs and album of snapshots by Chicago resident Rodde, a professional lithographer and amateur photographer. Loose photographs include snapshots of Chicago buildings and parks, the Eucharistic Congress (1926 : Mundelein and Chicago, Ill.), the Rodde home and family, a few family port...

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Archie Lieberman Collection, 1950-2003

Archie Lieberman (1926-2008), of Chicago, Illinois, was a photographer for magazines, advertising, and corporations, including Look magazine, Time, Life, and Collier's. The collection demonstrates Lieberman's professional work for many decades as a photographer, author, and photojournalist. The e...

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Architects' and Designers' Papers, 1767-2003

This collection of correspondence, lectures, and autobiographical documents from noted American and European architects and decorative arts designers includes material from Thomas Chippendale, William Deknatel, George Grant Elmslie, the firm of Friedman, Alschuler and Sincere, Alfonso Iannelli, I...

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Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994

Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...

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Arthur Siegel (1913-1978) Papers, 1927-1985

A large and comprehensive collection of materials document the career of Chicago photographer and educator Arthur Siegel (1913-1978).

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Arthur Siegel photograph collection, supplement 2, [1950-1969]

Photographs by professional photographer Siegel who acted as a free-lance photographer for Time, Inc. Includes portrait photographs of celebrated people, and views of Chicago area corporations and institutions.

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Arts Club Records, 1892-2004

Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial f...

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Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman Papers, 1980-2010.

The Ciurej and Lochman Papers consist of two boxes, spanning the years 1980-2010. This collection is divided into two sections: personal and professional. The personal records include photographs, cards, and some correspondence. The professional records include publications pertaining to art, suc...

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Barbara Crane (1928-) Collection, 1972-1979

Between 1972 and 1979, photographer Barbara Crane was commissioned by the Chicago Commission on Historical and Architectural Landmarks to photograph Chicago buildings being evaluated for possible landmark designation.

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Benham/Haas photograph collection, 1973-1987.

Photographs by Chicago photographers Alan Cohen, Susan Crocker, Lewis Kostiner and Charles Traub. Images are non-documentary and generally focus on abstract forms in Chicago urban settings. One photograph shows the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan. Most photographs do not show people except a p...

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Bertha E. Jaques papers, 1922-1941

Bertha E. Jaques served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Chicago Society of Etchers for twenty-seven years, an organization that she helped to found after moving to Chicago in 1883. Internationally known for her etchings of plant life, Jaques wrote several books including poetry, and was active ...

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Blanche Marie Gallagher, BVM, papers, 1958-2009.

The Blanche Marie Gallagher Papers span from 1958 to 2009 with some undated material. This collection is a mixture of biographical and professional information.

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Bruce J. Graham (1925-2010) Papers, 1939-2010

Architect and art collector Bruce Graham's professional career and private life is documented through images, papers, and video tapes. Materials relating to Graham's wife, Jane Graham, and their friends, colleagues, and artistic collaborators are also represented.

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