Art Institute of Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, John M. Flaxman Library

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago was founded as a joint institution with the museum and provides a range of degree programs in fine and applied arts and design and related disciplines. The John M. Flaxman Library's Special Collections division houses several archival collections by and about artists. Brief descriptions are available online; for some records in this web resource, information was supplied by the librarian.


37 S. Wabash Avenue
5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Collections in this Repository

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Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.


Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.