Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes papers
Abstract Daily journals, travel journals, sketchbooks, writings, and other papers of Chicago writer Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes, who founded and ran Ragdale, a retreat for writers, musicians, and artists, at her family's Lake Forest estate designed by her grandfather, Howard Van Doren Shaw. Dating from 1934-2001, Hayes' journals contain extensive reflections on motherhood, marriage, writing, and a host of other topics, as well as her own creative work. They document an independent woman entering...
Arts Club records
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Arts Club
Abstract Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial files.
Chicago Reader artwork collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader A
Abstract Original works by various artists commissioned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.
Hablot Knight Browne letter and drawings
Abstract One letter, dated 15 August 1879, written by Hablot Knight Browne, an English artist who went by the pseudodym Phiz. In the letter, which is addressed "Dear Madame," Browne asks the recipient to return his portfolio for he is afraid it may accidently be thrown away. At the end of the letter, Browne has included a sketch depicting "Phiz lamenting the loss of his Folio in dust and ashes." Also included are two separate drawings: one of a young girl with blond ringlets and another depicting a...
Dates: approximately 1850-1879
John Fischetti Papers
Abstract Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the...
John T. McCutcheon papers
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1834-1996; Majority of material found within 1889-1950
Laura Bannon collection of illustrations
Abstract Original artwork for eight children’s books by Chicago illustrator and author Laura Bannon.