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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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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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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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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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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.

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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...

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Edward H. Weiss papers, 1949-1985, bulk 1960-1985

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, organizational records, scrapbooks, biographical materials, exhibition catalogs, and other papers of Edward H. Weiss about his career as an artist and advertising agency executive and his association with organizations such as the American Ass...

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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.

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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 ...

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Homer Grant Sailor (1887-1968) Papers, 1914-1993

Photographs and papers relating to the work of Chicago Prairie School architect Homer Grant Sailor.

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Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection was established in 1989 to honor the late Joan Flasch, a bookbinder and artist who worked in a number of positions at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The collection facilitates the in-depth study of artists' publishing practices from the early ...

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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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Patricia Rhodes collection of visual materials, 1997-2003.

Photographs, printed materials, fabric swatches, and design drawings, related to Patricia Rhodes fashion designs and production.

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Ragdale Scrapbook, 1860s-1990s

The scrapbook grew out of two events, Alice's late 1980s effort to develop a guidebook to Ragdale (published 1990) and her decision to move out of the house into the nearby cabin in the 1990s. She put the book together following the order in which material appeared in the guidebook, and conveyed ...

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Shigeta Associates collection of advertising visual materials, [ca. 1956-1999]

Advertising photographs, including 8 dye transfer photographic prints, and other prints created by Shigeta Associates, Inc., for national clients that included Purina, Simmons, Jenn-Air, Coleman, Anheuser-Busch, 9-Lives, Kohler, and Grain Belt Beer. Some items show examples of photographic techni...

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Shigeta Associates records

Records from the offices of Shigeta Associates, an advertising photography company in Chicago (Ill.), including a staff list; customer list; photo chemicals/formulas binder; correspondence (misc. business, testimonials from clients/associates); awards/certificates; corporate identity graphics, ma...

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Stephen Deutch and Alfred Deutch papers, 1924-1997, bulk 1981-1997

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, photographs, marketing materials, exhibition labels, press materials, and publications relating to the brothers Stephen Deutch and Alfred Deutch, who were graphic artists and photographers. Materials primarily concern their lives and work...

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United Scenic Artists, Local 350 (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1927-1970.

Meeting minutes, financial records, attendance rosters, membership files, correspondence, and other records of the United Scenic Artists (USA) Local 350 in Chicago (Ill.). Most of the collection pertains to the finances of the union, especially membership dues.

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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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