Secretary's records from the Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives

Inclusive Dates: 
1894–1943

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

5 linear feet of material consisting of the records of the Secretary of the Art Institute of Chicago, including those of Charles H. Burkholder, Newton H. Carpenter, and William F. Tuttle. The records pertain to routine museum business and include correspondence with a variety of community organizations, artists' associations, and individual artists as well as arrangements for the Century of Progress International Exposition (1933–1934). Also included are American Federation of Arts records (1909–1914), reflecting Carpenter's involvement as treasurer of that organization.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Secretary's Scrapbooks, 1890–1937, The Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives.