John M. Cadel papers

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1920s–circa 1970s
Survey Repository: 

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

Approximately 0.5 linear feet of material relating to John M. Cadel, consisting of passports, personal photographs, sketches, prints, plates, original artwork, photographs of his artworks, his business card, reproductions of his artworks, and typescript relating to a screenplay by Cadel. Also included in the collection are copies of an undated brochure for “Art Exhibition by American-Italian Artists of Chicago” at the Parnassus Gallery, in which Cadel is listed.

Biographical Historical Note

John M. Cadel was an Italian American painter and illustrator who worked in the Chicago area. In the 1930s, he taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.