Maude Phelps McVeigh Hutchins collection and addenda

Inclusive Dates: 
1930–1946, 1938–1947

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

0.5 linear feet (1 box) of material consisting of Christmas cards designed by Maude Hutchins, three intaglio prints, a copy of Foreground Magazine, a copy of the poem "Baptism,” and other materials relating to Hutchins. Also found are  0.1 linear feet of Hutchins Family Christmas cards designed by Maude Hutchins.

Biographical Historical Note

Maude Phelps McVeigh Hutchins received a B.F.A from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1926. She originally was a sculptor, but later moved on to painting and drawing. Hutchins received several gallery exhibitions in Chicago and she was represented in the modern art exhibition at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. She was also a published novelist. Hutchins married University of Chicago president Robert M. Hutchins in 1921; they divorced in 1948, after which she lived in Connecticut.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Hyde Park Historical Society Collection, University of Chicago Library.