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: Benjamin Galleries
    Inclusive Dates: 1939–1979?
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: Benjamin Galleries records
    Inclusive Dates: 1941–1979
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Edward H. Bennett collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1901–1954
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: William Benton papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1839–1973
    Repository: University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center
  • Collection Title: Vera Berdich personal papers
    Inclusive Dates: 1935–2000
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Institutional Archives
  • Collection Title: Peter L. Berg Silver Designs collection
    Inclusive Dates: circa 1909–circa 1915
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: New Deal Federal Art Project research collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1934–1982
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: Bertsch & Cooper image collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1904–1910
    Repository: Chicago History Museum
  • Collection Title: Louis Betts collection
    Inclusive Dates: 1918–1994
    Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
  • Collection Title: Beverly Arts Center exhibition records
    Inclusive Dates: circa 2005–present
    Repository: Beverly Arts Center

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