Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

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The Ryerson & Burnham Libraries are the art and architecture research collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.wikipedia
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Art Institute of Chicago

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The Ryerson & Burnham Libraries are the art and architecture research collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.
As a research institution, the Art Institute also has a conservation and conservation science department, five conservation laboratories, and one of the largest art history and architecture libraries in the country—the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries.

Daniel Burnham

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Over time, two libraries developed: the Ryerson Art Library, named after trustee to the institute and great contributor to the library collection, Martin A. Ryerson; and the Burnham Library of Architecture, named after another trustee and nationally renowned, Chicago-based architect, Daniel Burnham.
Collections of Burnham's personal and professional papers, photographs, and other archival materials are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Bertrand Goldberg

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The Bertrand Goldberg Archive is held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Martin A. Ryerson

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Over time, two libraries developed: the Ryerson Art Library, named after trustee to the institute and great contributor to the library collection, Martin A. Ryerson; and the Burnham Library of Architecture, named after another trustee and nationally renowned, Chicago-based architect, Daniel Burnham.

Bruce Goff

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His extant archive—including architectural drawings, paintings, musical compositions, photographs, project files, and personal and professional papers—is held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Louis Sullivan

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Original drawings and other archival materials from Sullivan are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries in the Art Institute of Chicago and by the drawings and archives department in the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University.

Walter Burley Griffin

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Architectural drawings and other archival materials by and about the Griffins are held by numerous institutions in the United States, including the Drawings and Archives Department of Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University; the Block Gallery at Northwestern University; the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago; and the New York Historical Society, as well as in several repositories in Australia, including the National Library of Australia, National Archives of Australia, and the Newman College Archives of the University of Melbourne.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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Archival materials are also held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Photographs and other archival materials are held by the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Century of Progress

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A collection of materials including images is held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago's library collection commenced in 1879 as a service for students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and for members of the museum.

Chicago College of Performing Arts

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Both the interior and the stained glass ceiling fixture have been restored during the 1990s by the architect Johh Vinci, who was also responsible for work done on the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

World's Columbian Exposition

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Lake Shore Drive

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The album is held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Fazlur Rahman Khan

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Khan's personal papers, most of which were in his office at the time of his death, are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Tribune Tower

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Archival materials regarding the competition and the building are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Carl Milles

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Photographs of his sculptures, taken for a monograph on Milles, are now held in the Carl Milles Photograph Collection, c. 1938–1939, in the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Stanley Tigerman

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A collection of his papers is held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries in the Art Institute of Chicago.

Barry Byrne

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Archival materials are held by the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries in the Art Institute of Chicago.

Edward D. Dart

The archives of the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, located at the Art Institute of Chicago, house a permanent collection of his works, donated in 1999 by his sister Susan.

National Association of Women Artists

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Additional records, including the annual catalog, can be found at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Frick Art Reference Library, New York Public Library, Film and Fine Art Library at Harvard University, and Library of Congress.

Henry P. Glass

The Henry P. Glass collection in the Ryerson & Burnham Library Archives contains the original manuscript for Glass's book Design and the Consumer, his teaching lecture notes, product advertisements, brochures, and photographs.