Pamphlet files

Inclusive Dates: 
early 20th century–ongoing

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

Approximately 34,000 folders of materials, organized by subject, consisting of correspondence, flyers, gallery guides, clippings, photographs, exhibition announcements and small catalogues, posters, press releases, slides, and other ephemera. Subjects are mostly individual artists and galleries, with an emphasis on local and Midwestern subjects. Files are individually catalogued according to subject, in the library’s main catalogue.