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C.D. Arnold photograph albums of World's Columbian Exposition construction, 1891-1892.
Photographs depict the construction of exhibition buildings at various stages of completion, the creation of sculptural ornament, and tradesmen in the process of work or posed informally on construction sites.
Emil G. Anderson item
Sketches, by Emil G. Anderson of Joliet, of a building known as The Pavilion, a park, and a hand-drawn map of the area of 82nd Street and Buffalo Avenue in Chicago. The Pavilion may have been part of the World's Pastime Exposition, held in Chicago in 1886.
Peter J. Weber (1863-1923) Papers, 1888-c.1945
Photographs, correspondence, and printed matter documenting a selection of German-American architect Peter J. Weber's built and unbuilt projects in the United States and abroad, though predominantly in the Chicago area. Projects represented in this collection span from his early years as a studen...
Virgine Headburg papers
Correspondence, notes for speeches, clippings and photocopies of articles regarding Virgine Jennings Headburg (Mrs. Albion L. Headburg) and her work as the chairman of art for the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs. She was instrumental in the restoration of the Columbian Fine Arts Building in ...
World's Fair portfolio--part 1, 1891.
Reproductions of architectural elevations, floor plans and renderings of major buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago). Includes the Administration Building, the Agriculture Building, the Electricity Building, and the Mines and Mining Building.