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Ellen Lanyon papers, circa 1880-2014, bulk bulk 1926-2013

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1880-2014, bulk 1926-2013
5.3 Linear feet
Box 1-6, 62

Biographical material includes calendars; addresses and contacts; life documents; awards; diplomas and school records; resumes; horoscope readings and natal chart; residence documents; personal memorabilia; family papers and memorabilia; and items relating to Lanyon's memorial. Material found in this series documents Lanyon's major life events. Family papers relate to her maternal and paternal relatives, as well as to her own children and include drawings, sketchbooks, baby books, genealogical research, printed material, and other memorabilia saved by Lanyon. The grouping of material related to her residences and studios is particularly detailed and includes sales documents, leases, floor plans, photographs, and a magazine featuring the residence on North Clark Street in Chicago. Also found are sound recordings of answering machines messages left for Lanyon and her horoscope reading. Recordings are on seven sound cassettes. Electronic records pertain to biographies, resumes, contacts, and Lanyon's memorial.
Description Container Select
Answering Machine Messages, circa 1975-1995
5 sound cassettes
1
1
Awards and Recognitions, circa 1967-2014
Oversized items housed in Box 62, Folder 1-2
1
2-4
Awards and Recognitions, Related Printed and Photographic Material, 1964-2014
1
5-6
Biographies, Resumes, and Bibliographies, circa 1953-2010
Includes 6 floppy discs
1
7-9
Birth Documents and Baby Book, 1926
1
10
Button Collection, circa 1960-2010
1
11
Calendars and Planners, undated
1
12
Calendars and Planners, 1964-1969
1
13-14
Calendars and Planners, 1970-2011
Oversized calendar from 1970 housed in Box 62, Folder 1
2
1-19
Calendars and Planners, 2012-2013
3
1
Certificates and Diplomas, 1940-1950
Oversized items housed in Box 62, Folder 1
3
2
Contacts
Address Books, circa 1950-2008
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD) in Folder 7
3
3-7
Address Indexes, circa 1950-2013
3
8-10
Business Cards, circa 1970-2013
4
1-2
Loose Addresses, circa 1970-2013
4
3
Death Certificate and Will, 2009, 2013
4
4
Family
Fred Aspinwall, Drawings and Sketchbooks (Maternal Grandfather), circa 1880-1900
Oversized material housed in Box 62, Folder 3
4
5
Fred Aspinwall and Nellie Lanyon, Writings, circa 1950-1985
Copies of material dating from 1892
4
6
Andrew Ginzel, Baby Book, 1954-1957
4
7
Andrew Ginzel, Memorabilia, 1954-1957
4
8
Andrew Ginzel and Kristin Jones Papers and Printed Material, circa 1975-2013
4
9-12
Lisa Ginzel, Baby Book and Memorabilia, 1956-1957
5
1
Lanyon Family History, Cornwall, 1964-2003
5
2
Family History and Printed Material, circa 1950-2011
5
3
Honorary Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, 1974
5
4
Honorary Doctorate, Lincoln College, 2000
Oversized material housed in Box 62, Folder 1
5
5
Honorary Doctorate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2007
5
6
Horoscope, Yearly Analysis and Month by Month, by Viki, 1983
2 sound cassettes
5
7
Lock of Lanyon's Hair, 1929
5
8
Memorial Book, Recordings, and Other Digital Media, 2013
Includes 4 electronic discs (CD) and 1 electronic disc (DVD)
Oversized material housed in Box 62, Folder 4
5
9
Name Tags, circa 1960-2010
5
10
Natal Chart, circa 1970
Oversized material housed in Box 62, Folder 5
5
11
Passports, Identification Cards, Membership Cards, 1926-2013
5
12
Residences and Studios
Lists of Properties, circa 1980-2008
5
13
2131 North Hudson Avenue, Chicago, 1957-1969
5
14
412 North Clark Street, Chicago, 1968-1985
5
15
138 Prince Street, New York, 1978-2013
5
16
Trinity Church, Van Deusenville, Massachusetts, 1984-1991
Oversized material housed in Box 62, Folder 5
5
17
29 Church Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1991-2005
5
18
Hemingway House, 1850 North Clark Street, Chicago, 2011
5
19
Desbarats, Ontario, Canada, 1965-1990
5
20
Studio Documentation, 1966-1979
5
21
School Records, 1944-1950
5
22
Seal, circa 1970
5
23
Wedding and Honeymoon Memorabilia, 1948
5
24
Yearbooks, The Aitchpe, Hyde Park High School, Chicago, 1942, 1941
5
25-26
Yearbook, The Roosevelt Log, Roosevelt High School, 1942
6
1
Oversized Awards and Recognitions from Box 1, Folder 2 and 4
62
1-2
Oversized Calendar, 1970 from Box 2, Folder 1
62
1
Oversized Certificates and Diplomas from Box 2, Folder 3
62
1
Oversized Honorary Doctorate, Lincoln College from Box 5, Folder 5
62
1
Oversized Fred Aspinwall Drawings from Box 4, Folder 5
62
3
Oversized Memorial Book from Box 5, Folder 9
62
4
Oversized Natal Chart from Box 5, Folder 11
62
5
Oversized Trinity Church from Box 5, Folder 17
62
5

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