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[Arctic Life Portfolio]

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Identifier: oversize-Ayer-Art-Arctic.Life
Abstract Forty-five India proof prints created from sketches and drawings made by members of expeditions lead by Sir William Edward Parry and Sir John Ross to explore the Arctic and to discover a Northwest passage on His Majesty's Ships Helca, Griper, and Fury. Prints are unsigned. Original drawings attributed to Capt. Lyon, Capt. Hoppner, Lt. Beechey, Lt. H. N. Head, and Lt. Back. Engravings and illustrations created by Edward Francis Finden and William Westall. Prints published in London by John...
Dates: approximately 1821-1828

Auditorium Theatre Council records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Auditorium-Council
Abstract Clippings, notes, memos, and press releases regarding the Auditorium Theatre. Collection includes details of the theater's condition at the end of the 1950s and the renovation to restore it to its former condition. Most materials seem to be used to generate attention and funds for the renovation project that took place throughout the 1960s.
Dates: 1955-1970

Dankmar Adler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

Donald Aucutt architecture research collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Aucutt
Abstract Research files, photographs, and secondary materials related to work done by Prairie School and Chicago School architects in the Midwest compiled by architectural historian Donald Aucutt.
Dates: approximately 1999-2015

Hope Abelson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Abelson
Abstract Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.
Dates: 1914-2008; Majority of material found within 1949-2006

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Drury-Neville
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.
Dates: 1860-1970

[Mexican Watercolors]

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT.oversize-Ayer-Art-Seymour
Abstract 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.
Dates: approximately 1909

Newberry Library Archives

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Identifier: NL-Archives
Abstract The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.
Dates: 1885-ongoing

Percy H. Sloan Collection of Photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sloan
Abstract Collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Chicago and environs, which includes aerial views of the city and some suburbs (1925-1930), and a large collection of church, civic, commercial and domestic architecture. Also, views of Chicago monuments and statuary and a group of Sloan’s checklists of his work. Most images are annotated with addresses and but not dates.
Dates: approximately 1890-1942

Raven Theatre Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven
Abstract Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.
Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Stanton, Schilling, and Parsons family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SSP
Abstract Family history of the three main branches of a large Chicago based family. Includes over eight generations of correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and diaries, following family members across the United States, Europe, and the Philippines. Material relates to the biographical information of many family members, including their careers, family life, and hobbies.
Dates: 1733-2015; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1980

William Edward Parsons papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parsons
Abstract Professional and personal materials and photographs of Chicago architect and city planner William Edward Parsons.
Dates: 1873-1992; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1939

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