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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.
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.
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).
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 ...
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.
Chicago School of Design film out-takes, [ca. 1940-1944]
Film compiled from out-takes of films made at the Chicago School of Design under the supervision of Lazlo Moholy-Nagy.
David A. Root collection of visual materials, approximately 1965-1974
Visual and printed materials related to works created by David A. Root and design projects generated by his company, including black-and-white and color transparencies, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and photographic prints. Collection includes ima...
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...
Edgar Miller visual materials
Black-and-white and color photographic prints and polaroids documenting Edgar Miller's works and life, including the artist at work, images of artwork, and pictures of Miller with family and friends.
Edgar Newman Papers, 1863-1977
Design drawings and photographs of architect Edgar Newman's Chicago residential projects, mainly of his own residence in Norwood Park. Correspondence consists mainly of marital congratulations and condolences on Newman's death. Family photographs, post-mortem, and genealogical information is al...
Franz Lipp (1897-1996) Papers, 1930-1997
This collection includes images and other papers documenting German-American landscape architect Franz Lipp's designs for residential, commercial, and institutional properties primarily in the Upper Midwest.
Fritz W. Albert photograph collection, [ca. 1895-1935]
Portraits of Chicago terra cotta artist and designer Fritz Wilheim Albert and views of his work in his studio and in his sculpture garden in the yard of his apartment building on Sherwood Terrace (later renamed Cuyler Street), views of his apartment building, views of him in the sculpture garden ...
Gertrude Kuh (1893-1977) Papers, 1942-1997
This collection includes images and other papers documenting landscape architect Gertrude Eisendrath Deimel Kuh's designs for residential properties primarily in the Chicago area.
Guide to William R. Ward Papers (1843-1987)
This collection contains twelve letters describing William R. Ward's travel and arrangements for the Columbian Exposition exhibit and his impressions of the fair and the city of Chicago, including descriptions of the architecture, the Transportation Building, and the "Street in Cairo" exhibit. Th...
Harrington College of Design Special Collections, 1902 - 2012
The Harrington College of Design Special Collections books were acquired by Columbia College Chicago in 2015 when Harrington College announced it would close by 2018. Harrington College was founded by interior designer Frances Harrington in 1931. The collection contains books and publications on ...
Homer Grant Sailor (1887-1968) Papers, 1914-1993
Photographs and papers relating to the work of Chicago Prairie School architect Homer Grant Sailor.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Papers, 1986
One issue of Blueprint (“Europe’s leading magazine of architecture and design”) titled “Born Again Barcelona” dated December 1985/January 1986 with cover image and article on page 21 (one additional photo) concerning the rebuilding of Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion by Christian Circi.
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.
McNally and Quinn Records, 1880-1977
Photographs and papers documenting the architectural work and business practices of the Chicago-based firm McNally and Quinn. Also documented are other professional endeavors of partner J. Edwin Quinn such as the subsidiary firm of Structures, Inc., hi...
Northwestern Terra Cotta Company collection of photographs, [ca. 1900-1960]
Photographs of terra-cotta products and many of the buildings for which Northwestern Terra Cotta Company (NWTC) products were used; views and portraits of NWTC plants and workers, designers, modelers, and executives; and other miscellaneous materials. A few black-and-white photographs have hand-c...
Northwestern Terra Cotta Company records
Correspondence, conference proceedings, order information, reports, minutes, copies of building plans, and financial statements of Northwestern Terra Cotta Company, as well as monographs, pamphlets, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to the manufacture and use of terra cotta and relate...