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Davis Pratt papers

Correspondence, annual reports, journal articles, teaching materials and other professional papers of Davis Pratt, a professor of design at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, who specialized in tools for developing countries. Collection contains class readers, syllabi and student assignmen...

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Edward F. Worst papers

Correspondence, orders, programs, drawings, blueprints, books, and other papers relating to Edward F. Worst, an artist, educator, and craftsman who taught manual arts, especially textile weaving in Chicago (Ill.) and Penland (N. Car.). Printed materials include "The Story of the Penland Weavers,"...

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Elmer Ray Pearson papers, 1929-1986, bulk 1939-1984

The Elmer Ray Pearson papers were acquired by the Chicago Historical Society in 1991, from Elmer Ray Pearson’s sons, Per and Lars. The collection was accumulated by Ray Pearson through the years he was associated with the New Bauhaus, School of Design, and Institute of Design at the Illi...

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Else Regensteiner (1906-2003) Collection, 1914-2003

Else Regensteiner (1906-2003) was an influential weaver, textile designer, and teacher who was most active in Chicago from the mid 1940s to the early 1990s. Her work was influenced by the Bauhaus style and many of her students went on to become notable weavers. The collection...

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Eugene Dana collection of visual materials, 1938-1963, bulk 1948-1955.

Collection of lantern slides and typographic samples from the collection of Eugene Dana, artist and faculty member at the Chicago's Institute of Design (ID) and University of Illinois at Chicago. Primarily consists of lantern slides used by ID for study and teaching (1938-1963), and slides create...

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Institute of Design Collection, c.1934-1955

The philosophy, history, and works of faculty and students of The Institute of Design in Chicago are documented through books, booklets, pamphlets, brochures, letters, unpublished papers, published articles, and photographs.

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Joan Heath Fortner papers, 1948-1981.

The Joan Heath Fortner Papers consist of material relating to Joan's education and early forays into fashion. These documents include correspondence, sketches, and photographs.

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John Walley visual materials, 1937-1974

Black-and-white photographic prints (approximately 950), negatives (approximately 700), color photographic prints (13), art work and design projects documenting the career of John Walley, including materials and images from his work at the Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) and the Univ...

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Lindsay Obermeyer papers, 1989-2010.

The papers of Lindsay Obermeyer span the years 1989 to 2010, including undated material. The collection has been divided into two series and consists of biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, other professional documents, materials from exhibitions, news articles, noteb...

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Nathan Lerner collection of visual materials, [ca. 1933-1997]

Visual materials by or about Nathan Lerner relating to his career as a photographer, artist, educator, and inventor and to his personal life. He was associated with the New Bauhaus, the School of Design, and later the Institute of Design in Chicago (Ill.) for many years. Collection contains prima...

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Ray Pearson collection of visual materials, 1954-1972, bulk 1969-1972.

Visual materials created at Chicago's Institute of Design and collected by faculty member Pearson. Includes three design oriented photographs; a calendar with photographic illustrations by students (presented as an issue of Technology and human affairs, v. 4, no. 3), and a portfolio of original p...

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Richard Filipowski and Patricia Parker photograph collection, ca. 1942.

Images created by Filipowski and his wife Patricia Parker.

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Richard Filipowski and Patricia Parker photographs, 1942-1944.

Includes views of design projects by Richard Filipowski and Patricia Parker, Chicago area artists associated with the Institute of Design. Images include studies for magazine covers, texture studies, and a portrait photograph of Filipowski.

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Sol Malkoff Papers, 1944-1992

Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, original design work, and research notes by calligrapher and designer Sol Malkoff.

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Visual materials from the Institute of Design, part 1, 1918-1949.

Collection includes images of activities, students, teachers, and facilities at the Institute of Desgin (ID) located at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Teachers include Harry Callahan, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and photographic historian Beaumont Newhall. Includes photographs or other work by Aut...

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