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57th Street Art Fair collection of visual materials, 1947-2001.

Photographs of artwork, judging activities, and general views of the annual 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago (Ill.). Also includes posters, generally by Hyde Park community artists, advertising the fair in various years; collection contains most post posters from the Fair's inception in 1948 throu...

Chicago Society of Decorative Art records

Minutes of meetings and summaries of subjects discussed (1 v., 1878 May 7-1884 Nov. 11), certificate of articles of incorporation, first paper read before the Society, speech by Society president, and other papers of the organization, which sought to combine education in decorative arts with empl...

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DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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Edgar Miller papers, circa 1868-1989, bulk 1924-1989

Sketchbooks, reference material, press clippings, correspondence, exhibit programs, and other papers of Edgar Miller, a Chicago artist, architect, and interior designer. A majority of the sketchbooks contain pencil or black ink drawings, many of which are abstract forms or faces. Reference materi...

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German decorative pattern books, [ca. 1890-1910?]

Four pattern books from Germany which were used for the decoration of Pullman Palace cars.

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Goetz, Rachel Marshall. Papers, 1898-1994

Rachel Marshall Goetz was a writer, researcher, and activist who spent much of her career focused on national and local Hyde Park politics. These papers include much of Goetz’s early writing advocating the use of new media in state and local governments. She worked as a speechwriter on Illinois g...

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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 Cuneo Studio Materials, 1751-2014

The Cuneo Press, Inc. was started in 1907 by John Frank Cuneo (1884-1977) and quickly became Chicago's second largest printing firm. The Cuneo Studio archival collection is comprised of four boxes and spans the years 1751-2014. The collection was donated to Northwestern University Library in 1977...

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Kalo Shop collection of visual materials, 1920-1970

Designs, patterns, and sketches illustrating items from the Kalo Shop, designers and makers of hand-wrought silverware and jewelry and other art metalwork in Chicago (Ill.). Collection includes drawings, sketches, and metal and cardboard cut-outs of designs for bowls, vases, and househol...

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Nathan Lerner collection of visual materials, [ca. 1933-1997]

Visual materials by or about Nathan Lerner relating to his career as a photographer, artist, educator, and inventor and to his personal life. He was associated with the New Bauhaus, the School of Design, and later the Institute of Design in Chicago (Ill.) for many years. Collection contains prima...

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Needlework and Textile Guild of Chicago records

Patterns, minutes, by-laws, exhibit materials, correspondence, and news clippings from the Needlework and Textile Guild of Chicago. The Guild was formed in 1926 by a group of Chicago women and was affiliated with the Decorative Arts Department of the Art Institute of Chicago. The majority of the ...

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Public Art Workshop records, 1968-1995, bulk 1970-1982

Correspondence, research files, financial records, grant proposals, newsletters, press releases, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Public Art Workshop (PAW), a non-profit community art center and mural workshop founded by muralist Mark Rogovin in Chicago (Ill.). Much of the...

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Sadie Ellis Garland Dreikurs collection, 1981-1987

Pioneering art therapist Sadie Ellis Garland Dreikurs (1900-1996) used self-expression through painting and drawing as a means of modifying behavior, life-styles, and personality patterns. This collection consists of three articles about Dreikurs and a photograph.

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SisterSerpents Records, 1989-2001.

The SisterSerpents Records span the period of 1989 to 2001, with the vast majority of material pertaining to 1989-1996. The records contain material related to the art, exhibitions and activities of the SisterSerpents radical feminist artist collective, and are comprised of documents, newspapers,...

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Victorian Society in America, Chicago Chapter records

Programs, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership questionnaires and lists, memos, and correspondence of the Chicago Chapter of the Victorian Society in America, which aims to preserve and understand the cultural and artistic aspects of the 19th century. Also included are reference files on arch...

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