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Allen Porter design papers, 1946-1995
The Allen Porter papers include personal correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, clippings, brochures, advertisements, and an audio cassette tape, as well as items from institutions affiliated with Porter. Materials related to the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRAD...
American Center for Design records
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, membership surveys and directories, event information, sound recordings, and other records of the American Center for Design, founded as the Society of Typographic Arts in 1927, to promote high standards of design, the education of designers, and public...
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.
Architectural records for buildings and interior designs by Arthur Hercz and firms associated with him, [ca. 1898-1930]
Job files for buildings, interior designs, furniture, and decorative arts by Arthur Hercz and firms with which he was associated in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Files often contain drawings, designs, other plans, etc. Work by his son, Arth...
Architectural records for buildings by Francis Barry Byrne, [ca. 1914-1967]
Job files (ca. 149) for buildings, alterations, interior design, and some furniture by Francis Barry Byrne, an architect based in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Includes materials created in collaboration with his wife Annette Cremin Byrne, ...
Armour Institute of Technology collection, 1932-1952
The Armour Institute of Technology was founded in 1893 in Chicago as an engineering school. It merged with Lewis Institute in 1940 and became the Illinois Institute of Technology. The materials in this small collection reflect the strategic planning of the period proceeding the merger.
Art Alliance of America Scrapbook, 1918-1919
A scrapbook documents the activities of the Art Alliance of America between 1918 and 1919.
Arthur A. Carrara (1914-1995) Papers, 1910-1991
Project files, office files, correspondence, and photographs documenting the working life of Arthur A. Carrara. This collection reflects all sides of Carrara's multi-faceted career as an architect, exhibitor, designer, and lecturer.
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).
Ashford, Jr., Calvin design papers, 1977-2008
Calvin Ashford was an African American designer whose company Gilmore-Ashford-Powers Designs was located in Chicago. His collection consists of awards, news clippings, articles and photographs of interior design samples designed by Calvin Ashford.
B. Heller & Co. Collection, 1896-2003
Founded by Benjamin Heller, whose family practiced sausage-making for generations, Chicago-based B. Heller & Co. began in 1893 as a wholesale manufacturer of dry powders used in the preparation of meat products. Over the years, the company expanded into the manufacture of a variety of food ingred...
Baldwin Kingrey Collection, 1939-2004
Photographs, correspondence, personal papers, printed materials, business papers, book manuscript materials, and negatives documenting the history of Chicago modern furniture retailer Baldwin Kingrey, opened by architect Harry Weese, his wife, Kitty Baldwin Weese, and their partner, interior desi...
Becker Studios, A Century of Progress collection, Bulk, 1933-1934
Becker Studios is a Chicago-based company that designs and constructs installations for theater, trade shows, retail environments, and museums, since 1903. Becker Studios, Inc. created multiple exhibit displays for multiple vendors at the second World’s Fair in Chicago known as “The Century of Pr...
Benjamin Gingiss papers, 1905, 1925-1987, bulk 1965-1985
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional literature, photographs, and other papers of Benjamin Gingiss, co-founder of Gingiss Brothers, a Chicago men's formalwear business, which later became a franchise operation with stores nationwide. Materials relate to Gingiss' professional and perso...
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 ...
Bertrand Goldberg (1913-1997) Archive, 1933-2003
Photographs, drawings, correspondence, manuscripts, publications and audiovisual materials documenting the career of the Chicago architect Bertrand Goldberg. This archive comprehensively chronicles Goldberg's diverse career as architect, engineer, urban planner, lecturer and businessman ...
Bertsch & Cooper image collection, 1904-1910.
Visual materials relating to the Palette & Chisel Club, and the graphic design firm of Bertsch & Cooper. Includes vintage photoprints of costume parties and burlesque skits at the Palette & Chisel Club, and of Fred Bertsch and Oswald B. Cooper; an original ink cartoon by "Webster"; color woodcuts...
Bes-Ben, Inc., records, 1920-1988, bulk 1925-1978
Ledgers, customer card index files, state time inspection records; plus sundry correspondence, sales slips, passports, personal account books, and other materials relating to the Bes-Ben millinery shop in Chicago operated by Benjamin Green-Field and his sister Bessie Green-Field Warshawsky, and t...
Bob McCamant collection, Bulk, 1977-1983
Bob McCamant founded the Chicago Reader in 1971 and served as the art director for more than two decades. This collection reflects his involvement with the Society of Typographic Arts and other professional activities.
Bruce Beck design collection, 1953-1984
This collection contains the office files of Bruce Beck Design and slides containing examples of his work.
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.
Bruce Rogers Papers, 1902-1951
Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.
Burton Cherry Ephemera Collection, approximately 1929-approximately 1962
Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, arti...
Carl Regehr papers, 1959-1983
Carl Regehr was a prominent Chicago designer whose firm provided special advertising, marketing, and "corporate identity" services for a wide variety of clients in government, academia, and the private sector including the Mayor's Committee for Economic and Cultural Development of Chicago and Chi...