Little Room records

Inclusive Dates: 
1898–1931
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

1.3 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 overside box) of material consisting of the business records of the Little Room, an early twentieth century Chicago social club composed of artists, writers, musicians, etc., including correspondence, memorabilia and membership material.

Biographical Historical Note

The Little Room was an early 20th-century Chicago social organization of painters, sculptors, writers, musicians, architects and other workers in the arts who met in a studio in Chicago’s Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue. It began in the late 1890s and continued until 1931.