Arts Club records, 1892-1995.

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Arts Club of Chicago. Arts Club records, 1892-1995.

Arts Club records, 1892-1995.

Mainly exhibit planning files, but also publicity, business records, informational records, photographs, and a small amount of original artwork from the Arts Club of Chicago.

92.5 cubic ft. (165 boxes, 16 oversize boxes, and 51 v.)

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Villon, Jacques, 1875-1963

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Le Corbusier, 1887-1965

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Man Ray, 1890-1976

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Arts club of Chicago

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W.S. Budworth and Son.

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Roullier, Alice

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Shaw, Rue Winterbotham

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Carpenter, Rue Winterbotham, -1931

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Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956

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Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Art Institute of Chicago.

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Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Newberry Library.

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Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988

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Matisse, Pierre, 1900-1989

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Ernst, Max, 1891-1976

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Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

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