Chicago Artists' Coalition 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

1.5 linear feet of material consisting of correspondence, minutes of board of directors' and committee meetings, and topical files of the Chicago Artists’ Coalition, including files relative to services offered to artists, such as a slide registry.

Biographical Historical Note

Chicago Artists' Coalition is an advocacy and support group formed in 1974 to aid in improving the conditions of labor as well as establish work benefits for independent artists; to offer educational programs and technical assistance services for artists; and to educate the general public on the value of arts to society.