Union League Club of Chicago Art Curator's files

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1879–ongoing
Survey Repository: 

Descriptive Summary

Approximately 20 linear feet of material consisting of biographical information, correspondence, research notes, magazine articles, conservation reports, appraisals, and similar items documenting the artworks in the Club’s collection and their creators. Access to some items may be restricted.

Biographical Historical Note

Since its founding in 1879, the Union League Club of Chicago has amassed a significant collection of artworks by American artists, especially artists of Chicago, as well as organizing exhibitions by contemporary Chicago artists.