Arthur Siegel papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1927–1985

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

20 linear feet (45 boxes), 5 portfolios, 2 oversize portfolios and flatfile materials consisting of printed papers, holograph papers, scrapbooks, black- and-white and color photographic prints, black-and-white and color slides, film, analog audiocassettes and a VHS videocassette documenting the career of Chicago photographer and educator Arthur Siegel (1913-1978).

Biographical Historical Note

Arthur Siegel was a prominent photographer, educator, and writer.

Additional Notes

Related collections: Visual Materials from the Institute of Design, Studs Terkel / WFMT Oral History Archives, Chicago History Museum; When Aaron Met Harry Exhibition Files, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago.