Jack Burnham Biographical File

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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

Unprocessed. 1 folder of biographical material, such as resumes.

Biographical Historical Note

Jack Burnham is an American writer on art and technology who was important to the emergence of so-called systems art in the 1960s. Trained as an artist, Burnham taught art history at Northwestern University and the University of Maryland.