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Chicago Park District Records, 1870-2010

From large, famous park, to small, neighborhood playground, from Chicago's boulevard system, to its beaches, the Chicago Park District and its predecessor Park Commissions are represented in their entirety in this collection. The records of the Chicago Park District are comprised of a wide variet...

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Edward A. Duckett (b.1920) Collection, 1931-1978

Documents and images related to the work and career of Bauhaus-émigré architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

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Edwin H. Clark (1878-1967) Papers, 1885-1960

Chicago architect Edwin Clark began practicing in 1906 and designed a broad variety of public and private projects. This collection includes diaries, project photographs, and scrapbooks documenting Clark's architectural and military careers.

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J.W. Taylor Photograph Collection, c.1880-1910

Previously a bookseller, J.W. Taylor (1846-1918) began photographing Chicago in the 1870s and started advertising himself as a commercial photographer in 1889. Taylor worked until 1918, photographing Chicago-area architecture and landscapes, as well as buildings in other cities in the United Stat...

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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...

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