Bruce A. Goff archive

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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

200 linear feet (260 boxes), 12 portfolios, 7 oversize portfolios, flatfile materials, and 12 tubes of images, papers, audio and video tapes, realia and ephemera that document the professional career and private life of American architect and artist Bruce Goff. Materials relating to Goff's family, friends, colleagues, students, and clients are also represented. Series XIII: Non-Architectural Projects contains projects by Goff that were neither architectural nor literary, including graphic design work and painting commissions, arranged chronologically within each section.

Biographical Historical Note

Bruce Alonzo Goff (1904-1982) was a prolific architect, artist, composer, and educator.