Bruce Beck design collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1953–1984

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

17.0 linear feet of material consisting of the office files of Bruce Beck Design and slides containing examples of his work.

Biographical Historical Note

Bruce Beck was a Chicago graphic designer whose work included packaging, corporate communications, annual reports and exhibits for corporate clients. He is a member of the group 27 Chicago Designers. He is also an active member of Chicago's Caxton Club and edited a volume of essays honoring Chicago type designer Robert Hunter Middleton.