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900 North Michigan Avenue Building Collection

Architectural drawings, specifications, and rental information for the 900 North Michigan Avenue Building, Chicago, Illinois, designed by architect Jarvis Hunt.

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Abby Louise Tallmadge Papers, ca. 1860-1952

Correspondence to Abby L. Tallmadge from fellow scholars regarding her work on Jane Austen, a few manuscript copies of her scholarly work, a family scrapbook and printed material relating to the architectural work of her brother, Thomas Eddy Tallmadge.

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A.J. Brown Papers, 1929-1963

Correspondence, photograph, printed materials, design drawings and cut stencils relating to Chicago designer Adolph Jacob (A.J.) Brown's career.

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Albert Hecht papers, 1908-1960, bulk 1929-1960

Correspondence, financial and legal files, architectural drawings, and other papers of Albert Hecht, a Chicago architect. Much of the collection relates to the financial and legal aspects of Hecht's architectural practice, including legal correspondence and contracts with the Lincoln Const...

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Alfred L. Mell (1905-1972) Papers, 1941-1971

Papers, drawings, and photographs documenting the work of Chicago architect and professor Alfred L. Mell.

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Alice Fordyce photograph collection, 1933-1934.

Includes photographs of Century of Progress murals, sculpture and architectural decorations created by Chicago artists Lorado Taft, Edouard Chassaing, Alfonse Iannelli, John Norton, and other nationally known artists. Also includes photographs of two Parisian doorways in the art deco style by Fre...


Allan J. Gelbin (1929-1994) Papers, 1900-1995

Papers, published materials, architectural drawings, photographs, slides, and book production materials document the career of American architect Allan Gelbin and his interactions with noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship.

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American Terra Cotta Company photograph collection, ca. 1890-1915.

Photographs of terra cotta ornamentation executed by Louis H. Sullivan and George G. Elmslie for American Terra Cotta Company. Photographs were sent to architects for approval before casting or modeling and were also kept in job files.

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Architects' and Designers' Papers, 1767-2003

This collection of correspondence, lectures, and autobiographical documents from noted American and European architects and decorative arts designers includes material from Thomas Chippendale, William Deknatel, George Grant Elmslie, the firm of Friedman, Alschuler and Sincere, Alfonso Iannelli, I...

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Architects' Portraits Collection, 1865-c.1982

This collection includes portraits of a wide range of architects, primarily American, who practiced in the 19th through the 21st centuries; a significant number of portraits were gathered from architects in preparation for the exhibition

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Architectural metal-work records of J.G. Braun Co., [ca. 1887-1961]

Design drawings and specifications for decorative architectural metal-work made by the J.G. Braun Company of Chicago (Ill.) or imported by it. Jacob Gottfried Braun founded the company in 1887 that manufactured decorative iron and steel architectural elements, with a factory at 322 South Paulina ...

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Architectural photographs by George A. Fuller Company, [ca. 1911-1961]

Job files of architectural photographs by George A. Fuller Company, based in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago and suburbs.

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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 and personal papers of Mary Ann E. Crawford and others, [ca. 1910-1982, bulk 1941-1966]

Job files (ca. 40) for buildings and alterations designed by Mary Ann E. Crawford, by Crawford and Mary Martha Walworth, and by others for various clients, mostly in the western or northwestern suburbs of Chicago (Ill.). Many designs are for houses. Some interior designs are included in the colle...

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Architectural records and plats for buildings at Graceland Cemetery, [ca. 1861-1987]

Job files (ca. 40) for buildings and mausoleums at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago (Ill.), by various architects for various clients. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprints, elevations, other plans, etc. Collection also includes many maps and plats, atlases, letters and other mater...

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Architectural records for buildings and interior designs by Arthur Hercz and firms associated with him, [ca. 1898-1930]

Job files for buildings, interior designs, furniture, and decorative arts by Arthur Hercz and firms with which he was associated in Chicago (Ill.), for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Files often contain drawings, designs, other plans, etc. Work by his son, Arth...

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Architectural records for buildings and refrigeration installations by Fred Wolf Company and successor firms, [ca. 1877-1920]

Job files (ca. 200) of the Fred W. Wolf Company, based in Chicago (Ill.), and related and successor firms for clients for whom Wolf designed and built buildings, alterations, and installations of refrigeration equipment. Designs were made primarily for breweries in Chicago (Ill.) but also in othe...

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Architectural records for buildings by Alexander H. Spitz and related firms, [ca. 1915-1958]

Job files (ca. 170) for buildings and alterations by Alexander H. Spitz, Inc., and related architectural firms based in Chicago (Ill.): Minchin, Spitz & Company (ca. 1922-1924); Cable & Spitz (ca. 1916?-1930); Alexander H. Spitz; Himelblau & Spitz (1939-); Spitz & Spitz (ca. 1948-). Designs were ...

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Architectural records for buildings by Alfred S. Alschuler, Inc. and related firms, 1905-1947.

Job files (ca. 300) for buildings and alterations by Alfred S. Alschuler, Inc., architecture firm based in Chicago (Ill.), and related firms: Friedman & Alschuler (ca. 1938-) and Friedman, Alschuler & Sincere (1946-). Designs were for various clients, primarily in Chicago and in Wisconsin. Files ...

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Architectural records for buildings by B. Leo Steif & Company, [ca. 1900-1951]

Job files (ca. 180) for buildings and alterations by the architectural firm, B. Leo Steif & Company, based in Chicago (Ill.). Designs were made for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprints, elevations, other plans, ...

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Architectural records for buildings by Boyd Hill or Huszragh & Hill, [ca. 1927-1963]

Job files (ca. 80) of architectural drawings, etc. for buildings designed by Boyd Hill, nearly all are related to private residences constructed between 1936 and 1963 (primarily in the 1950s) for various clients, mostly in Lake Forest or other northern suburbs of Chicago (Illinois). Also present ...

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Architectural records for buildings by Coder Taylor & Associates, [ca. 1956-1982]

Job files for buildings and alterations designed by Coder Taylor & Associates, based in Chicago (Ill.). Designs were made for various clients in the Chicago and other areas. Files for a building often contain drawings, blueprints, site plans, and other plans.

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Architectural records for buildings by Dubin & Dubin and related firms, [ca. 1919-1963]

Job files (ca. 220) for buildings and alterations by the architectural firm, Dubin & Dubin, based in Chicago (Ill.), by George H. Dubin, and by Dubin & Eisenberg. Designs were made for various clients, primarily in Chicago but also in other locations. Files for a building often contain drawings, ...

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