John Moore Maxon papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1959–1977
Creator: 

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

10 linear feet of material consisting of the records of John Moore Maxon in his capacity as Director of Fine Arts, Associate Director, and Vice-President for Collections and Exhibitions of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1959 to 1977, including exhibition records, general office files, and files on individual museum departments.

Biographical Historical Note

John Moore Maxon was Director of Fine Arts, Associate Director, and Vice-President for Collections and Exhibitions of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1959 to 1977.