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Cliff Dwellers records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cliff

Abstract

Scrapbooks, photographs, member’s papers and registers, document this Chicago social club’s history. Formally the Attic Club, Hamlin Garland founded the club as a forum and sanctuary for emerging artists, musicians, poets, architects and art enthusiasts. Formerly housed in the penthouse of Orchestra Hall, prominent members included Lorado Taft, John McCutcheon, Horace Oakley, Louis Sullivan, Vachel Lindsay and Charles Hutchinson.

Dates

  • 1890-ongoing

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

27.3 Linear Feet (11 record cartons, 21 boxes, some loose items)

Physical Location

1 12 5-6, 1 16 3-4

Creator

Source

Title
Cliff Dwellers records, 1890-ongoing
Status
In Progress
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States
312-255-3512