Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Peter Nabokov Papers
Abstract Research papers of author and American Indian Studies professor Peter Nabokov relating to his books, Indian Running: Native American History and Tradition and Native American Testimony anthologies.
Dates: 1937-1984; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984
Portraits of Writing Masters and Mistresses
Identifier: Case Wing oversize-NE390-P67
Abstract Collection of 170 prints and manuscripts produced primarily in Europe between 1595 and 1878, the bulk of which were produced between 1650 and 1780. Most items were produced in London. The majority of items are portrait prints of writing masters and penmen, though there are also examples of writing samples, calligraphic art portraying religious scenes or theologians, as well as correspondence.
Dates: approximately 1595 to approximately 1878; Majority of material found within 1650 - 1780
Ravinia Festival Association records
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, reports, and publicity relating to the Ravinia Festival, a summer music festival held at Ravinia Park in Highland Park, Illinois, since 1904 (non-continuous).
Ruth Justus Papers
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, and calligraphic works by Ruth Justus, an American calligrapher who taught at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. The bulk of incoming correspondence from 1958 to 1962 relates to a book calligraphed by Justus titled “This is Minnesota” and reader responses to newspaper articles about learning calligraphy.
Dates: 1951-1983; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1970
Ruth Levy dance photographs
Abstract Ruth Levy, who performed as a dancer with the Pavley/Oukrainsky Junior Ballet, received a master’s degree in photography at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1972. This collection includes her slides, negatives, proof sheets, and prints of dancers in several companies, including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theatre, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Joffrey Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet among others. Some of these photographs were...
Dates: 1928-1976; Majority of material found within 1970-1973
Ruth Page papers
Abstract Personal papers of dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Materials include correspondence, choreographic and technical notes, address books, programs, press clippings and scrapbooks, journals writings, photographs, business records, audio recordings, and musical scores. Featured dance works include The Bells, Carmen, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Frankie and Johnny, and Billy Sunday.
Sister Romana Hertel Papers
Abstract Sister Romana Hertel, born Gertrude Hertel, entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1933, working as a music instructor in various Catholic schools. She earned her doctorate in musicology and became head of the music department at Cardinal Stritch University.
Dates: 1951-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
Stella Skiff Jannotta Scrapbooks
Abstract Three disbound scrapbooks compiled by Stella Skiff Jannotta for her youngest son, Joseph Edwin Jannotta, in the early 1930s. Titled, “The Evolution of a Man: Joseph Edwin Jannotta, His Story in Pictures,” the volumes contain a variety of materials including photographs, correspondence, clippings, programs, and family histories along with Stella Jannotta’s extensive handwritten annotations. Also includes separated materials related to the family and the founding of Jewel Tea Company by the Skiff...
Dates: 1801-1996; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1930
Stone-Camryn School of Ballet records
Abstract Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.
Dates: 1865-1988; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1988
Vytautas Virkau Papers
Abstract Consists mainly of correspondence, exhibition materials, ex libris examples, and periodicals relating to bookplates.
Dates: approximately 1966-approximately 2003; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1993
W. A. Dwiggins papers
Identifier: VAULT folio-Wing-MS-12
Abstract Autograph correspondence and sketches in pencil and in pen-and-ink, most done at Dwiggins studio in Hingham Center, Massachusetts between 1906 and 1915 for Chicago clients.
Wacker family papers
Abstract Papers of Chicago Plan Commission head, Charles H. Wacker, his immediate family, and the family of his daughter, Rosalie Wacker Zimmerman. Includes correspondence, photographs, artifacts, keepsakes, films, and scrapbooks spanning five generations.
Dates: 1812-2002; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970
William Edward Parsons papers
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