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

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  • Collection Title: James Prestini collection of Frank Barr designs
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1940–1969
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Susan Barron papers
    Repository: Newberry Library
  • Collection Title: Frederic Clay Bartlett Personal Papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1900-1950
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives
  • Collection Title: J.B. Beale collection of visual materials
    Inclusive Dates: 1870s
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Lester Beall design collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1934–1962
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Frank Beard collection of visual materials
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1880–1890
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Bruce Beck design collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1953–1984
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
  • Collection Title: Edward S. and Clare F. Beck autograph collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1878–1882
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Solon Spencer Beman papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1904–1959
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Enella Benedict papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1920–1942
    Repository: University of Illinois at Chicago, Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives

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