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Arts Club records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1892-2004

Dill Pickle Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dill Pickle
Abstract Miscellaneous material relating to the Dill Pickle Club of Chicago, Illinois (1916-ca.1933) and its leading founder, John (Jack) Jones. The bulk of the collection, most of which was removed from two scrapbooks, consists of handbills, fliers, programs and posters announcing and advertising numerous lectures, readings, parties, plays and other regular activities. Also includes art work, business and membership items, clippings, a few letters, photographs, poetry and Jack Jones memorabilia.
Dates: 1906-1941; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1935

Little Room Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Little Room
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1898-1931

Round Table Sketchbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyers
Abstract Two manuscript sketchbooks created by artists, commentators, poets, newspapermen, and other writers who were members of a small and informal Chicago club, the Round Table, documenting the social and political climates in Chicago and the United States during the Great Depression. In addition to Renier Wyers, club members included James A. Barnes, Finney Briggs, William L. Griffin, Henry Hammer, Edmond Hayes, Eugene Murdock, Edwin Prehm, Kurt Stein, Lowell H. Truettner, and E. C. Woodward.
Dates: 1931-1933

Town and Country Arts Club Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-TownandCountry
Abstract Records of the Town and Country Arts Club of Chicago, previously known as the Art Study Class and the North Shore Arts Club. Conceived in 1932 and continuing to the present, the group meets “to study the great world arts that have gone before, to assist in their preservation for future generations, and to encourage the arts of the present day.” Records include president’s books, minutes, reports, membership rosters and attendance records, directories, presentations, photographs, histories, and...
Dates: 1944-2007

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

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Bourgeois, Louise 1
Brancusi, Constantin 1
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Briggs, Finney 1
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Calder, Alexander 1
California Insurance Company 1
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Carter, William H. (William Harding) 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Chicago Historical Society 1
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Dalí, Salvador 1
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Dux, Claire 1
Eisendrath, William N. 1
Ernst, Max 1
Fairbank, Miriam (Mrs. Livingston) 1
Freehling, Stanley 1
Fuller, Henry Blake 1
Gallagher and Ascher, Inc 1
Graham, Martha 1
Griffin, William L. 1
Haley, Alex 1
Hammer, Henry 1
Hatfield, James Taft 1
Hayes, Edmond 1
Head, Franklin H. (Franklin Harvey) 1
Hektoen, Eleanor 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Jarvis, Isabel 1
Jones, John A. (John Archibald) 1
Julien Levy Gallery 1
Junior League of Chicago 1
Klee, Rogers, Loeb and Wolff (Firm) 1
Kokoschka, Oskar 1
Kuhn, Walt 1
Kusama, Yayoi 1
Le Corbusier 1
Little Room (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Lockett, Robbin 1
Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet (Firm) 1
Léger, Fernand (1881-1955) 1
Magnusson, M. J. 1
Mamet, David 1
Man Ray 1
Markova, Alicia, Dame 1
Matisse, Pierre 1
McCormick, Edith Rockefeller 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
McNear, Everett 1
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1
Milhaud, Darius 1
Moats, Mabel B. 1
Moore, Case, Lyman and Hubbard Insurance 1
Moore, Marianne 1
Morgan, Anna 1
Morisot, Berthe 1
Morley, Malcolm 1
Murdock, Eugene 1
Nef, John 1
Nevelson, Louise 1
Noguchi, Isamu 1
Palmer, John 1
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1
Plensa, Jaume 1
Pollock, Jackson 1
Pond, Allen Bartlit 1
Prehm, Edwin 1
Prokofiev, Sergey 1
Railway Express Agency 1
Reitman, Ben L. (Ben Lewis) 1
Robinson, Edward G. 1
Roullier, Alice 1
Scheidt, Patricia 1
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