University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives

The University of Illinois at Chicago is a major public research university. Its Special Collections and University Archives houses collections of rare books, manuscripts, maps, and photographs. Particular strengths in the social, political and cultural history of Chicago include local designers and artists, notably those associated with the Hull-House settlement organization. Online finding aids are available. Some records in the web resource were compiled from in-person examination of materials.


801 S. Morgan Street
Room 3-330
Chicago, IL 60607
United States

Collections in this Repository

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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.