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Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers, ca. 1932-1956

Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.

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Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994

Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...

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Blanche Marie Gallagher, BVM, papers, 1958-2009.

The Blanche Marie Gallagher Papers span from 1958 to 2009 with some undated material. This collection is a mixture of biographical and professional information.

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Descriptive inventory for the 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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Dorothy Chaplik papers, 1984-2005.

The Dorothy Chaplik papers consist of materials related to Dorothy's various publications, particularly Up with Hope: A Biography of Jesse Jackson. The documents include published and unpublished materials.

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Ehrhardt Family Papers, 1890-1998

Collection of children's schoolwork, composition books, drawings, correspondence and church bulletins of German-American family, the Ehrhardts, from Chicago, Illinois.


Gordon Coster visual materials

Photographs, primarily by commercial photographer Gordon Coster of Chicago (Ill.). Includes advertising work for Marshall Field & Company, documentary photography for magazines such as Time, Life, Fortune, Holiday, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American, and a number of corporate publications. ...


Guide to the George M. Cohen (1919-1999) Papers, 1948-1999

George M. Cohen, an oil painter, mixed media artist and art professor, was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 4, 1919. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Drake University and the University of Chicago. Cohen joined the faculty of Northwestern University in 1948, becoming a...

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Guide to the William F. Conger (1937- ) Papers, 1971-2010

Abstract painter William Conger has had many solo and group exhibitions, has placed works in significant public, corporate, and private collections, and has taught in college art programs for 40 years, including teaching at Northwestern from 1985-2006. The Papers include correspondence, teaching ...

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Hedrich-Blessing photograph collection, part 2, [ca. 1969-1989, bulk 1970-1979]

Photographic archive of primarily 1970s work produced by Hedrich-Blessing, a Chicago-based commercial photography firm specializing in architectural and design photography. Images show exterior and interior views of buildings and structures, including commercial, cultural, educational, government...

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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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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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Margot McMahon papers, 1983-2004.

The Margot McMahon papers span from 1983 to 2004 with some undated material. The collection is a combination of biographical and professional information. The bulk of the collection documents McMahon's sculpture projects between 1987 and 2004.

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Miscellaneous Programmes vol. II, 1880-1902.

Scrapbook contains invitations, cards, programs, and tickets for lectures, events, commencements, banquets, competitions, plays, and Jubilees. Subjects include St. Louis University, St. Xavier College, St. Ignatius College, Marquette College, Creighton College, Detroit College, World's Columbian ...

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Paul Zakoian photograph collection, ca. 1955-1972.

Primarily includes photographs by Zakoian of his sculptural work (1955-1972). Also includes photographic work for a photography class at the Institute of Design (1958).

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Programmes of St. Ignatius College, 1903-1916.

Scrapbook contains jubilee cards, programs, schedules, tickets, advertisements, flyers, memorial booklets, circulars, menus, illustrations, postcards, song lyrics, Mass cards, sheet music, and catalogs. Subjects include James Edward Cardinal Quigley, St. Ignatius College, debate contests, basebal...

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Scrapbook, 1868-1926

Contains articles from newspapers and magazines as well as pamphlets, obituaries, sheet music, reports, certificate of incorporation for the Alumni Association of the Holy Family School, list of Christmas offerings, correspondence, mass cards, programs, flyers, tickets, and membership cards. Subj...

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Susan Sensemann Papers, 1969-2011.

The Susan Sensemann Papers consist of 11 boxes, spanning the years 1969 to 2011. This collection is divided into three sections: Biographical, Professional and Visual/Oversized. The professional series is divided into four subseries: Academics, Art and Exhibitions, Travel, and Press. There are nu...

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Virginia Broderick papers, 1901-2004.

Virginia Broderick's papers are divided into 5 series: (1) Biographical, (2) Professional, (3) Photographs, (4) Memorabilia, and (5) Oversized. They consist roughly of materials of a biographical nature, material pertaining to Virginia's artistic activities. Additional materials are original, dra...

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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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Visual materials relating to the Institute of Design, part 2, [ca. 1937-1974]

Includes materials relating to the Institute of Design (ID) from former professor Jack V. Waldheim. Ephemera includes announcements and invitations designed by faculty member Frank Barr. Also includes two pieces not by Barr. Photographs primarily show three-dimensional student work and an experim...

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