Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest's subject files

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

Approximately 24 linear feet of files of material relating to institutions, organizations, events, and other topics of historical interest in Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois. Subjects include art fairs in Oak Park (clippings, fliers, and exhibition lists, most from the 1970s-1990s) and the short-lived Fine Arts Society, founded in 1908 (including a few clippings and a copy of E. E. Roberts’s membership certificate).