Ivan Albright collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1888–1995 (bulk 1900–1980)

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

19 linear feet (41 boxes), 4 portfolios, and 5 oversize portfolios consisting of personal papers, drawings and biographical research documenting the life, career, and family of American painter Ivan Le Lorraine Albright. The collection includes notebooks; manuscript and typescript poetry and personal correspondence; photographs and photographic negatives; scrapbooks; drawings, sketches, diagrams, and studies; personal and professional realia; and printed materials, including a memoir by Albright's father, Chicago painter Adam Emory Albright (1862–1957).

Biographical Historical Note

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright was a painter and printmaker who lived and worked in the Chicago area until 1963, when he moved permanently to Vermont.

Additional Notes

Related collection: [Ivan Albright] Medical drawings, University of Chicago Library.