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Passavant Memorial Hospital records, general art files, Harry Ekman papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1 folder of material consisting of publicity/public relations materials and photographs of an oil portrait of Reverend William Alfred Passavant by Harry Ekman, commissioned by Passavant Memorial Hospital for its 1965 centennial.

Biographical Historical Note

Harry Ekman was a noted graphic artist in Chicago. Around 1960 he began focusing on portrait painting.