Museum Services records

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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

9 linear feet of material consisting of the records of Art Institute of Chicago’s museum services departments, including the Exhibition Sales Department (1919–1959), the Extension Department (1919–1943), the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (1887–1983), and the Museum Registrar, 1879–c. 1960.