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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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Braun family papers

Personal papers and business records of the Braun family of Chicago and New York, including papers of Jacob Gottfried Braun, founder of a company (1887) that manufactured and imported decorative iron and steel architectural elements, headquartered in Chicago with a factory at 322 South Paulina St...

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Charles Waldemar Schonne photograph collection, [ca. 1920]

Photographic portraits and snapshots of Charles Waldemar Schonne, one with his wife Lucille Schonne and one with adults who were possibly his partners at the architecture firm of Marx, Flint & Schonne in Chicago. Also present are photos of his house at 4329 North Claremont in Chicago; 5th, 6th, a...

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Chicago Housing Authority development records, 1948-1992

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, research files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, maps, transcripts of speeches, and other records of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Most of the materials relate to CHA's city development plans for the plac...


Dankmar Adler Papers, 1857-1984

Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by ...

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Lawrence E. Dicke collection of Chicago storefront and residence photographs, ca. 1880-1885.

Mounted photographs and nitrate negatives of Chicago storefonts and residences with people--presumably business owners, residents, staff and/or patrons--informally posed in front of the buildings. Businesses include bars and liquor stores, butcher shops, clothing stores and tailors, grocery store...

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Shaw-Wells family papers, 1792-1977

Correspondence, diaries, articles, poems, short stories, plays, clippings, mementos, estate documents, and other family papers of Chicago (Ill.) author Frances Wells Shaw and her husband, architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, and of their parents, daughters, other relatives, and ancestors. Topics incl...


Stevens family visual materials, 1884-1972 (bulk 1920-1939)

Black-and-white photographic prints and negatives and color postcards documenting the family and businesses of Ernest J. and Raymond W. Stevens. Includes a portrait of John and Marion Terrill. Unprinted negatives document the construction of the Hotel LaSalle (1909). Nitrate negativ...

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William A. Wieboldt papers

Letters by William A. Wieboldt, chiefly from Chicago (Ill.), to his parents and others in Germany near Bremen beginning when he was thirteen years old, 1871-1886 (40 items, in German with modern German transcriptions and English translations). Also a few letters by other family members. A photoco...

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William Edward Parsons Papers, 1873-1992

Professional and personal materials and photographs of Chicago architect and city planner William Edward Parsons.

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Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers, 1909-1991

Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham fa...

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