Henry Blake Fuller papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1868–2000, bulk 1874–1929
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

11.5 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, and 2 oversize folders) of material consisting of correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence. Correspondents include collector Arthur Jerome Eddy, critic Hamlin Garland, and artists Charles Francis Browne, Oliver Dennett Grover, and Bessie Potter (Vonnoh).

Biographical Historical Note

Henry Blake Fuller was an American novelist, essayist, critic and satirist who spent most of his life in Chicago.