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Chauncey McCormick papers
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.
6 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize box) of material consisting of letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. The collection includes correspondence regarding the Art Institute of Chicago, including with its director Daniel Catton Rich (1946–1952).
Biographical Historical Note
Chauncey McCormick served as vice-president and president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1932 until his death.