Lucy Fitch Perkins papers

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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

One oversize box of material dating to 1937, consisting of 2 illustrated posters by Perkins, an undated short story in print, and memorial materials, as well as a folder of miscellaneous materials and another folder of materials relating to Dwight Perkins.

Biographical Historical Note

Lucy Fitch Perkins was a children’s book illustrator. She was married to architect Dwight Perkins.

Additional Notes

Related collections: Dwight Perkins exhibition photographs and Architectural records and personal papers of Dwight Perkins, Chicago History Museum; Biographical Files, Evanston History Center.