Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, works, publicity, biographical material, ephemera, family papers, and photographs of author, poet, and academic Eve L. Ewing.
Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.
Personal papers and memorabilia of arts patron and impresario C. Geraldine Freund, who founded several music and dance series in Chicago from 1959 through 2000. Also writings and memorabilia of her husband J. Dennis Freund, a prominent psychiatrist who with his wife founded Chicago's Fairview Hospital.
Volunteer organization founded in 1975 by Lois Weisberg and Victoria Ranney to monitor and improve the Chicago park system and its recreational services. Records include an incomplete run of newsletters, a few annual and special reports, and files relating to art in the parks and other projects, which Cynthia Mitchell spearheaded. Also includes newspaper clippings about the organization's activities, and a few photos of Mitchell.
Gaar Williams cartoon, "A Strain on the Family Tree," from the Chicago Tribune on May 3, 1927.
Twenty letters, five clippings and one small etching retained by George B. Simpson, of Dundee, Scotland, apparently regarding art exhibitions, sales of pictures, and a stained glass restoration project.
Three scrapbooks created by Grace Gnitzinger, a native of Chicago who later relocated to Galveston, Texas. These include two albums of postcards (ca. 1890s-1980s) pertaining to Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The third scrapbook contains pictures pertaining to WLS-AM, a Chicago radio station that featured artists such as Patsy Montana and Gene Autry. The collection also includes two folders of miscellaneous photographs and ephemera.
Irene Alexander’s subject files and records from her role as Special Supervisor for the Committee on Cultural and Economic Development of the City Council under Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Photographs, slides, correspondence, family papers, and printed ephemera from Jacque B. Jacobsen, his wife Ann Dresmal, and other family members. Jacobsen was a Chicago painter and photographer active from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Artist Jerry Torn graduated from the University of Iowa and taught at Loyola University. His collection includes graphite drawings, photographs, and audiocassette interviews with dancers Greg Begley, Randy Duncan, and Rory Foster.
Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.
Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.
Fifteen pen-and-ink drawings by illustrator and printer Frank Holme and a printed list of the officers and stockholders of the Bandar Log Press, established by Holme.
Artistic postcards from late 19th century to the early 20th century. Common themes include women, whimsical and romantic scenes, and buildings.
Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.
Non-profit Chicago artists' organization and gallery, founded in 1973, that encouraged the exploration of contemporary issues through exhibitions, performance, and educational activities. Materials collected by N.A.M.E. Gallery member Joseph Hanc, records document programming, staff, fundraising, development, and committee work of the gallery.
Artistic output of Lars Luick, a Chicago photographer and collage / postal artist. This collection of his work includes photographs of Balanchine's funeral, the Boitsov Classical Ballet Company, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Also includes works of art and collages, notebooks of ideas and inspirations, decorated mixtape cassettes, and mail art.
Original artwork for eight children’s books by Chicago illustrator and author Laura Bannon.
Business records of the Little Room, an early twentieth century Chicago social club composed of artists, writers, musicians, etc., including correspondence, memorabilia and membership material.
Works (books, reviews, and articles), correspondence (including fan mail), teaching materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the dance, theater, arts writing, interview, broadcast and teaching work of Lucia Mauro. Also contains items documenting her childhood and youth, including her early dance career and coursework in high school and college.
Original work, reproductions of work, correspondence and subject files of Chicago artist Mary Gehr.
Collection of seven watercolors and one drawing of the ancient Maya cities of Chichén Itzá and Uxmal, both located in the Yucatán Peninsula region of southeastern Mexico, by the artist Ralph Fletcher Seymour. These watercolors provide detailed depictions of the buildings found within these ancient Maya sites.