Artists files from the Morton Arboretum, Sterling Morton Library

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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

2 file drawers of material consisting of correspondence, memos, clippings, obituaries, artist statements, biographical data and vitae, printed ephemera and other items documenting botanical and ornithological illustrators, painters, and printmakers, including numerous American artists. Artists include Trudy Nicholson, Helene Warder Beggs, and Anne Ophelia Dowden.