Louis Kurz Family photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1850–1919
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

Louis Kurz Family Photograph collection consists of 1 box of photographs relating to the life and family of Chicago artist Louis Kurz. The collection includes two photographs of Kurz's partner Alexander Allison.

Biographical Historical Note

Louis Kurz was a Chicago lithographer and lithograph publisher who  partnered with Alexander Allison in the firm of Kurz and Allison.