Glessner House Museum

Glessner House Museum is dedicated to preserving  and interpreting the historic Chicago home of John and Frances Glessner, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and completed in 1887. The organization's archival collections concern the Glessner family, associated designers, and related topics. The records in this web resource were compiled from limited information supplied by the curator and from in-person examination of materials.


1800 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
United States

Collections in this Repository

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Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.


Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.