Helen Macbeth papers

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

Unprocessed. Journals, sketches, correspondence and photographs relating to Helen Macbeth, artist and sister of Frances Glessner.

Biographical Historical Note

Helen Macbeth was an artist and sister of Frances Glessner. She never married and lived for much of her life with the Glessners.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Calendar for 1906, Glessner House Museum; Glessner Family Papers, Chicago History Museum.