William McCormick Blair 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

1 linear foot of material including correspondence with donors, art dealers, architects, and lawyers concerning routine museum business such as membership, exhibitions, building construction, and renovation.

Biographical Historical Note

William McCormick Blair was a Chicago financier who served as president of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago between 1956 and 1964.