Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials

A Terra Foundation Resource

In 2015, with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art, more than 75 Chicago archival repositories were surveyed. Browse by repository or search across the nearly 900 records to discover the history of American Art in Chicago.

The Archives of American Art would like to acknowledge the work of Chicago-based art historian Dr. Wendy Greenhouse who completed the survey, and the valued participation of the contributing institutions and organizations.

Repository Locations

Surveyed Collection Descriptions

Displaying 776 - 800 of 887. Show 10 | 25 | 50 | 75 | 100 results per page.
Please use keywords and avoid punctuation.
To select multiple, hold CTRL while making your selections.
  • Collection Title: Bradbury Thompson papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1942–1995
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Peter Thompson collection
    Repository: Columbia College Chicago
  • Collection Title: Passavant Memorial Hospital, general art files, and Narcissa Niblack Thorne collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1865–1972, circa 1906–1972, circa 1944–1966
    Repository: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Archives
  • Collection Title: Three Arts Club of Chicago
    Inclusive Dates: 1914–2004
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Mary Tobin papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1998–2006
    Repository: Loyola University Chicago, Women and Leadership Archives
  • Collection Title: Alex Topchevsky and Morris Topchevsky collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1930s–1990s
    Repository: Koehnline Museum of Art at Oakton Community College
  • Collection Title: Morris Topchevsky papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1920-1940
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Alex Topchevsky and Morris Topchevsky collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1930s–1990s
    Repository: Koehnline Museum of Art at Oakton Community College
  • Collection Title: Town and Country Arts Club records
    Inclusive Dates: 1944–2007
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: Paul Trebilcock photograph collection
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1930–1970
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: Lambert Tree papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1821–1933
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: Alison True - Chicago Reader records
    Inclusive Dates: 1979–2007
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: John Trumbull collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1816–1833
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Mark Turbyfill papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1911–1985
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: Alice Kellogg Tyler papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1882–1895
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives
  • Collection Title: Walter Ufer papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1928
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives
  • Collection Title: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art artists files
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1960s–present
    Repository: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
  • Collection Title: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art exhibition files
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1960s–present
    Repository: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
  • Collection Title: Muriel Underwood papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1950–1977, bulk 1971–1977
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: Muriel Underwood papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1647–1997
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Union League Club archives. Union League Civic and Arts Foundation records
    Inclusive Dates: 1948–present
    Repository: Union League Club of Chicago
  • Collection Title: Union League Club archives. Union League Club Art Committee records
    Inclusive Dates: 1880–present
    Repository: Union League Club of Chicago
  • Collection Title: Union League Club of Chicago Art Curator's files
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1879–ongoing
    Repository: Union League Club of Chicago
  • Collection Title: Records of the University Guild
    Inclusive Dates: 1892–2004
    Repository: Northwestern University
  • Collection Title: University of Chicago biographical file
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1890–2010
    Repository: University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

Pages