Connie Moran collection of visual materials

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1917–1939
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

Pen and ink [drawings] and a portfolio of printed illustrations of Chicago artist Moran, generally depicting children and animals in fanciful situations suitable for children's literature. Includes a few illustrations for the book "When Ester was a little girl." Pencil and watercolor sketches from a trip to France (c. 1920-1929) include buildings, peasants, sailors and others in regional costumes. A few watercolor paintings are landscapes of towns and mountain villages. Photonegatives are primarily amateur quality group portraits. Some negatives depict a swimming party, artists at easels, and interiors, ca. 1917-1920.

Additional Notes

Related collection: John Walley Papers, Chicago History Museum.