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Architectural records and personal papers of Dwight Perkins, [around 1890-1975]

Correspondence, reports, newsclippings, articles, scrapbooks, photographs, and architectural drawings relating to the career and family life of noted architect Dwight Perkins, including 2 scrapbooks in box 4 (1890-1891 on religion and Jenkin Lloyd Jones; 1906-1910 on Chicago Board of Education tr...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Architectural records for buildings by Nicol, Chaney & Vanek and related firms, [ca. 1929-1977]

Job files (ca. 60) for buildings and alterations by the architectural firm, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek, based in Chicago (Ill.), and related firms: Charles Wheeler Nicol; Charles W. Nicol & Associates (1945-1955); Nicol & Nicol; and Nicol, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek (1965-). Designs were made for various c...

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Architectural records for Chicago school buildings, [ca. 1890-1929, 1953]

Job files for school buildings, additions, and alterations designed for the Chicago Board of Education. Similar plans were used for many buildings. Files for a building often contain blueprints, elevations, and other plans, etc. Architects who designed several buildings included in the collection...

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Bruce A. Goff (1904-1982) Archive, 1893-2003

American architect and artist Bruce Goff's professional career and private life is documented through images, papers, audio and video tapes, realia and ephemera. Materials relating to Goff's family, friends, colleagues, students, and clients are also represented.

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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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Edith Farnsworth Papers, 1900-1977

Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960's.

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Elmer C. Jensen Papers, 1871-1955

Photographs, writings, drawings and printed matter documenting both the life and work of the architect Elmer C. Jensen, as well as aspects of his partnerships with William Le Baron Jenney and William Mundie, and select portions of Jenney and Mundie's professional careers. The papers that Jenney ...

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Guide to the Alexander Hesler Photograph Collection, 1870-1887

Over 150 photographic prints (mostly 4x6 cabinet size, mounted on cardstock) taken by noted Evanston photographer Alexander Hesler, dating circa 1870-1887 and depicting Northwestern University faculty, students, and buildings. Includes 2 copies of published volume "Photographic Views of Picturesq...

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Guide to the Carl W. Condit (1942-1997) Papers, 1942-1997

In 1945 Carl Wilbur Condit came to Northwestern University as an Instructor in English. He then went to the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh where he served as Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Science until 1947. Then he returned to Northwestern where he remained on the ...

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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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Prairie School Press Archives, 1887-1991

Manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and business papers related to the publications of the Prairie School Press, most notably the

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Richard H. Newhouse, Jr. papers, 1953-1997, bulk 1963-1995

Correspondence, reports, news clippings, speeches, legal documents, biographical materials, and other papers of Richard H. Newhouse, Illinois State Senator, 1967-1989, from Chicago's South Side. Topics include discriminatory employment practices, especially in the construction industry; educati...

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Thomas R. Burleigh Collection, 1940-2000

Drawings, papers, and photographs documenting Chicago architect Thomas Burleigh s study under and later associations with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL, during the 1940s and 1950s.

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Tomlinson Subdivision Collection, 1887-1998

Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter documenting the history of the 1888 Tomlinson Subdivision of Chicago, Illinois, and additional documentation researching the possibility of involvement of Frank Lloyd Wright in the design of some of the buildings.

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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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W. P. Klingensmith glass negative collection, 1890-1904.

Views of structures and people of Monmouth, Ill. Includes the courthouse, local schools, dwellings, such as the David Harvey house, Olmstead's mill, a Fourth of July celebration in the town center, and scenes of Monmouth College and coeds.

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