University of Chicago, Smart Museum of Art

The University of Chicago is a major private research university whose Special Collections houses rare books, archives, and manuscript collections, including the papers of individuals and organizations associated with the university and with Chicago, especially the Hyde Park neighborhood. Online finding aids are available. 


University of Chicago, Smart Museum
5550 S Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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Photograph of an artist's easel side table with paints and other materials
Donating Papers

The Archives of American Art collects primary source materials—original letters, writings, preliminary sketches, scrapbooks, photographs, financial records and the like—that have significant research value for the study of art in America.


Find out how to give your papers, records, recordings, or other primary source material to the Archives of American Art.