Art Resources in Teaching records
MSART_76

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Art Resources in Teaching.
Title
Art Resources in Teaching records
ID
MSART_76
Date [inclusive]
1906-1994
Extent
46.25 Linear feet
Location note
3-310 13-01-06
Language
English
Abstract:
Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms and by providing art appreciation lectures and museum visits for schools in disadvantaged neighborhoods. The Chicago Public School Art Society has never been a part of or funded by the Chicago Public School System. To avoid confusion, its name was changed in 1984 to Art Resources in Teaching. The Society currently produces art appreciation curriculum materials, sponsors lectures, and awards scholarships to young art students.

Preferred Citation

Art Resources in Teaching records, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Administrative History of Art Resources in Teaching Records

Art Resources in Teaching (formerly the Chicago Public School Art Society) is a non-profit arts organization committed to the promotion of art appreciation in the Chicago Public Schools. The Chicago Public School Art Society (C.P.S.A.S.) was founded in 1894 by members of the Education and the Art and Literature Departments of the Chicago Woman's Club. Ellen Gates Starr, co-founder of the Hull-House settlement house, presided over the founding meeting. The Society's first official meeting was held at Hull-House on September 17, 1894 and Starr was elected the C.P.S.A.S.'s first president. The goal of the C.P.S.A.S. was to enrich the lives of Chicago school children, especially those in poorer neighborhoods, by introducing them to "good" art in the classrooms. The Society raised funds to decorate classrooms in "restful tones" and developed a loan program to supply artwork to be hung on classroom walls.

The budget for the Society's first year was $140 and was used to purchase sepia prints of famous paintings, casts of sculptures, and photographs. Artwork was purchased by a Censorship Committee, and placed in schools and cared for by members of the School Committee. Early fund-raising efforts included a Chinese Tea in 1901, a 1902 benefit program of entertainment at the Art Institute of Chicago with singing and cartoons drawn by John T. McCutcheon, and a Victor Hugo Matinee in the Art Institute's Fullerton hall in 1905. Goodrich School at Taylor and Brown Streets in the Hull-House neighborhood was the recipient of the C.P.S.A.S.'s first artwork. Goodrich was intended to provide an example for donors and for other schools of suitable decorations. In 1895, a gift from honorary member, educator Francis W. Parker, funded the decoration of a room in the Normal School. As funding improved the C.P.S.A.S. expanded their collection of reproductions and gradually acquired original works of art.

The C.P.S.A.S. was incorporated as a non-profit agency in 1900. Its stated purpose was "to obtain and to place works of art in and about the public schools of Chicago, and the education and development in art of the children in said public schools." Volunteer staff consisted of a president, executive director, treasurer, and three vice-presidents. The C.P.S.A.S. was supported solely by membership dues and private donations. By 1917, pictures had been hung in over 1000 schools, mainly in less affluent neighborhoods of the city and the C.P.S.A.S. owned three loan collections of about thirty reproductions. In addition to their own loans, they arranged for the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Artists to loan artwork to schools for one year periods. In 1917, the C.P.S.A.S. also began placing Industrial Arts Cabinets filled with needlework, weaving, block prints, and other textile work in schools with manual arts training classes. Industrial Arts Cabinets were designed to dignify handiwork, cultivate appreciations of quality, and encourage self-expression.In the 1920s, the C.P.S.A.S. convinced the schools to set aside space in the front of new classrooms for the eye level display of artwork and to create a small gallery space within schools. They also began to purchase three paintings each year from the Chicago Artists' Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago.

In 1920, the C.P.S.A.S. opened an office in the Fine Arts Building and in December 1941, they affiliated with the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). In 1942, they moved into an office in the AIC where artwork could be displayed and offered wholesale to interested schools. PTA committees, graduating classes, or committees of students chosen by individual schools, often made the selection of pictures for their schools. The Executive Secretary, at that time the only paid employee, began visiting schools that had received or purchased reproductions to present lectures on the pictures they had chosen.By the late 1940s, an active art appreciation lecture program for schools had begun under the supervision of the AIC Department of Museum Education. A school that had at least ten pictures could apply for an "assembly" to be given on their paintings. The Museum Education department approved the credentials of lecturers, reviewed all written material, and was represented on the C.P.S.A.S. board. By the 1960s, a staff of professional lecturers visited two schools per day, bringing slides and reproductions to stimulate discussion. Free guides were provided for school groups visiting the Chicago Art Institute.

In 1964, at the recommendation of Barbara Wriston, Head of Museum Education and Mary Cole Emerson, director of Art for the Chicago Board of Education, the C.P.S.A.S. authorized the publication of an art appreciation curriculum for elementary and high school students. Written by C.P.S.A.S. lecturers and published in 1966, Art Form was designed for teachers with no art background or training. It included a teachers guide and filmstrips. In 1975, Art Form II, an updated version consisting of six filmstrips covering 24 lessons was introduced. Supplements on photography (1977), prints (1978), and public sculpture (1979) were also created. The units were designed to supply basic visual vocabulary, general knowledge of art and of individual artists, and exposure to specific works of art. Suggestions for classroom discussions, sketching exercises, art projects, research projects, and field trips were included. Paid lecturers made supplementary visits to classrooms that were using Art Form and in 1976, The Junior League began providing volunteer docents to extend the program to a greater number of schools. By 1978, over 100 Chicago public schools had bought the program and three full-time staff and seventeen volunteers were reaching almost 10,000 students. In the late 1970s, funds from the Mayor's Office of Employment and Training (CETA Title VI) allowed an increase in the number of paid lecturers.

In 1945, the C.P.S.A.S. began providing scholarships to various art schools, including the School of the AIC. The scholarships were offered to talented high school graduates whose families were unable to afford art school. A committee directed the scholarship program, screened applicants, and offered them guidance once they were enrolled. Students were given the opportunity to exhibit their work at annual Scholarship Teas where they could meet with board members and donors. In 1968, scholarships to the Young Artists Studios (later The Studios) Saturday program at the AIC began to be offered to young artists selected by visiting classroom lecturers.Student ages 7 -13 and high school students were given the opportunity to explore the visual arts in a fifteen week program that offered drawing, painting, clay modeling sculpture, and design classes.

Funding came primarily through memberships and private, corporate, and foundation donations. Affiliations were several clubs aided in the purchase of reproductions in the early years. Later, fundraising events were often held in members' homes. In 1950, C.P.S.A.S. held an auction of donated fine art and antiques. This became an annual event and a major source of funding. In the 1980s, the auction, held at Chicago's Merchandise Mart, became a gala event that included cocktails, dinner, awards presentations, celebrity-designed tables, and both a silent and a live auction. The Society also held other fundraising events including "Heirloom Discovery Day" in which experts from the Sotheby Parke Bernet auction house in New York did appraisals of art and antiques brought in by C.P.S.A.S. members and donors.

In November 1982, the C.P.S.A.S. changed its name to Art Resources in Teaching (A.R.T.). It continued to give lectures, slide presentations to schools, sponsor field trips to the Art Institute of Chicago, and offer scholarships.

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Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities and administration of the Chicago Public School Art Society (later Art Resources in Teaching) and its efforts to support art appreciation in the Chicago Public Schools. The material covers the period from the founding of the society in 1894 until 1994. The largest proportion of material dates from approximately 1945-1991 and pertains to fund-raising events, especially the annual Collector's Sales and Auction, financial records, and the creation and promotion of Art Form materials. Minutes of early meetings, incorporation papers, by-laws, scrapbooks, catalogs of artwork, and several folders of historical materials assembled by the C.P.S.A.S. document the founding years.

The collection is divided into three series, each with several sub-series. The Administration series illustrates the organization and growth of the staff and programs of the society, including its relationship with the Art Institute of Chicago. It contains minutes of board meetings, papers from several former presidents, personnel information, annual reports, and publicity and publications. The Finances series documents the fund-raising activities of the C.P.S.A.S. It includes financial records, fund-raising materials, and material relating to scholarship contributions and recipients. It also includes material on the Collector's Sales and Auctions that were held from 1950 onwards. The Program series illustrates activities with the public schools including the loan and sale of artwork, lectures, field trips, exhibits and events related to scholarship students, and production materials and orders for Art Form, Art Form II, and the Photography, Print, and Sculpture supplements. Included are the filmstrips and guide to the first Art Form program.

Material is arranged chronologically, with the exception of the Financial Records sub-series, which is grouped by type of material and arranged chronologically within those groups. The materials in this collection include: meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, published material, speeches, newspaper clippings, statistics, invoices, incorporation papers and by-laws, audits, ledgers, children's artwork, invitations, announcements, insurance policies, photographs, slides, glass slides, negatives, a taped radio interview, and one copy of Art Form including filmstrips. Oversize files and some media materials are marked with an asterisk[*].

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 2004-04-20

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Restrictions on Access

Subseries D (Scholarships) of Series II (Finances) is restricted.

Restrictions on Use

None.

Acquisition Information

In January 8, 1976, the Board of Directors of A.R.T. voted to establish an official archive for their records at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A ceremony was held at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum to commemorate the decision. Additions to the collection were made in 1976, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, and 1995.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Art Resources in Teaching. -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Art -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc. -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Art -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Illinois -- Chicago.
  • Chicago Community Organizations.
  • Hull-House and Settlement House History.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Administration 

Scope and Content:

Series I contains material pertaining to the organization, functioning, and promotion of the Chicago Public School Art Society (later Art Resources in Teaching). It includes Board of Directors' minutes for the years 1894 through 1990, files from two former Presidents, personnel files, and promotion and publicity materials. Types of materials are correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, annual reports, scrapbooks, dirn of the Chicago Public School Art Society (later Art Resources in Teaching). It includes Board of Directors' minutes for the years 1894 through 1990, files from two former Presidents, personnel files, and promotion and publicity materials. Types of materials are correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, annual reports, scrapbooks, directories, printed flyers, contracts, publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.

Subseries A: Board of Directors   Sub-series contains bound notebooks of minutes from Board of Directors and committee meetings from 1894 through 1990. Years 1925 to 1947 are missing. It also includes material relating to school visits, gallery tours and outings taken by board members in the 1970s and 1980s. The sub-series is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

Minutes, 1894-1898 

1 1

Minutes, 1898-1901 

1 2

Minutes, 1901-1902 

1 3

Minutes, 1903-1904 

1 4

Minutes - School Committee, 1903-1914 

1 5

Minutes, 1905-1908 

1 6

Minutes, 1908-1910 

1 7

Pamphlet - Board of Managers, 1910-1911 

1 8

Minutes, 1910-1914 

1 9

Minutes, 1912 

1 10

Minutes, 1914-1919 

2 11

Minutes - Censorship Committee, 1914-1924 

2 12

Minutes, 1919-1922 

2 13

Minutes, 1922-1925 

2 14

Minutes, 1925-1947 

2 15

Minutes, 1925-1961 

2 16

Minutes, 1947-1956 

3 17

Board meeting announcements, 1948-1964 

3 18

Minutes, 1961-1965 

3 19

Minutes, 1966-1968 

3 20

Minutes, 1968-1971 

3 21

Minutes, 1971-1975 

3 22

School visits, 1973-1974 

3 23

Minutes, 1975-1978 

4 24

Minutes, 1978-1980 

4 25

Minutes, 1978-1981 

4 26

Minutes, 1981-1982 

4 27

Minutes, 1982-1983 

4 28

Minutes, 1983-1984 

4 29

Minutes, 1984-1985 

4 30

Gallery tours, 1986 

4 31

Gallery tours, 1986 

4 32

Directory, 1986-1987 

5 33

Minutes - various committees, 1986-1988 

5 34

Minutes - various committees, 1986-1988 

5 35

Members outing, 1987 

5 36

Minutes, 1987-1988 

5 37

Minutes, 1987-1988 

5 38

Minutes, 1987-1988 

5 39

Directory, 1987-1988 

5 40

Members outing, 1988 

5 41

Memos and reports, 1988-1989 

6 42

Members outing, 1989 

6 43

Minutes, 1989-1990 

6 44

Minutes, 1989-1990 

6 45

Subseries B: Administrative Records   This sub-series contains materials relating to the administration of the organization. It includes two former presidents files containing correspondence, reports, catalogs, and meeting minutes and materials relating to affiliation with the Art Institute of Chicago.The early history of the organization is represented in several files, including one containing incorporation papers. The sub-series also contains personnel information including contracts from the Community Employment and Training Act (CETA) program in Chicago, which provided funds to hire staff. This sub-series is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

History of organization - speech, undated 

6 46

Annual Reports, 1896-1921 

6 47

Documents pertaining to foundation of society, 1900-1959 

6 48

Organization histories, exhibit and event announcements, and speeches, (includes photograph of people with CPAS vehicle), 1901-1959 

7 49

Histories of organization, 1901-1970 

7 50

Annual Reports, 1902-1931 

7 51

President's notebooks, 1909-1912 

7 52

Descriptions of organization, reports, and correspondence regarding fundraising and memberships, 1924-1960 

7 53

Correspondence, 1939-1981 

7 54

Affiliation with Art Institute of Chicago, 1941-1974 

7 55

Appointment book, 1948 

7 56

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - reports, extension lecturers, activities, resumes, 1948-1961 

8 57

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - minutes, 1950 

8 58

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - correspondence, Collectors Sale and miscellaneous, 1950-1962 

8 59

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - correspondence, "Catalogue of an Exhibition of Color Reproductions used by the Chicago Public School Art Society," and miscellaneous correspondence, 1928 1950-1964 

8 60

Proposals for future, 19 March 1951 

8 61

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - reports, 1951-1961 

8 62

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - magazine, Junior Arts and Activities, 1952 

8 63

Report of Activities, 1952-1953 

8 64

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - financial reports, 1955-1964 

8 65

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - correspondence, Rockefeller Foundation Project, 1956 

8 66

Annual Reports, 1959-1981 

8 67

Mrs. Solomon B. Smith, President - correspondence, memorials, 1963-1964 

8 68

Mrs. Zurcher, Honorary Director - student resumes (includes two photographs of students), 1963-1965 

8 69

Mrs. Joseph O'Neil, President - correspondence, annual reports, minute summaries, articles of organization, by-laws, 1966-1971 

8 70

Woman's Board of AIC - minutes, 1966-1971 

8 71

Chicago Woman's Club - correspondence, 1968-1975 

8 72

Woman's Board of AIC - reports, 1968-1978 

8 73

Relationship with Art Institute - correspondence, 1969 

8 74

Correspondence, 1969-1971 

9 75

Volunteer Committees of Art Museums - correspondence, 1970 

9 76

Emblem or seal, 1971 

9 77

Murals - subject file, 1971 

9 78

Partnership for the Arts - subject file, 1971 

9 79

Old Stock Exchange Building - subject file, 1971 

9 80

CETA contracts, 1975 

9 81

Affiliation with AIC, 1972-1979 

9 82

Chicago Community Trust - annual reports, 1973-1974 

9 83

Relationship with AIC - departure and relocation, 1974-1975 

9 84

Mrs. Richard G. Forward, President - correspondence, 1974-1978 

9 85

Correspondence, 1975-1977 

9 86

CETA-MOM - miscellaneous, 1976-1977 

9 87

Description of officers' jobs, 1977 

9 88

Description of jobs, 1977 

9 89

Chicago Artists' Coalition - request for endorsement, 1977 

9 90

CETA-MOM - contracts and memos, 1977-1978 

9 91

CETA-MOET - contracts, 1978-1979 

10 92

Mail log and telephone log, 1979 

10 93

CETA - contracts and memos, 1979 

10 94

CETA-MOET - contract, 1979 

10 95

CETA-MOET - contracts and applications, 1980 

10 96

CETA-MOET - contracts, 1980-1981 

10 97

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1980-1992 

10 98

CETA-MOET contracts and memos, 1981 

10 99

CETA audit, 1981-1983 

10 100

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1981-1985 

11 100

Chicago Alliance of Business Employment and Training, contracts, 1982 

11 101

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1982-1986 

11 102

Arts organizations -- subject file, 1982 -1993 

11 103

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1983-1986 

11 104

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1983-1986 

11 105

Annual Report, 1985 

11 106

Annual Report, 1985-1990 

11 107

Illinois Arts Council - poster, 1986 

12 108

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education - Board of Directors meetings, 1987-1988 

12 109

The Trust Quarterly - subject file, 1988 

12 110

Annual Report, 1988 

12 111

A.R.T. Directory, 1988-1989 

12 112

Annual Report - paste-up, 1989 

12 113

"The History of Art Education" - subject file, 1989 

12 114

Chicago Coalition for Arts in Education, 1989 

12 115

A.R.T. Directory, 1989-1990 

12 116

Relationship with AIC - Annual Report, 1990-1991 

12 117

Annual Report, 1990-1992 

12 118

Subseries C: Publicity and Publications   This sub-series contains requests for media coverage, materials sent to media representatives, announcements of programs, and clippings of articles about the organization and its activities. Especially useful for the early history of the organization are the scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine clippings. The sub-series also contains materials published by the organization including several issues of A.R.T. News. A photograph of Ellen Gates Starr, used in an unspecified brochure, is included. The material is arranged chronologically, except for two oversize files and a taped interview, which have been placed at the end of the sub-series.

Box Folder

Photograph of Ellen Gates Starr used in brochure [negative file #1, #161], undated 

13 119

Information brochures, undated 

13 120

Scrapbook, 1900-1949 

13 121

"Public School Art Society is 50 Years Old" - newspaper clipping, 1944 

13 122

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1950-1956 

13 123

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1957-1965 

13 124

"Woman of the Year," recognition as Benefactor of AIC - correspondence, 1958-1976 

13 125

Correspondence, clippings, announcements, 1968-1974 

13 126

Publicity -- correspondence, awards [negatives of a seminar in negative cabinet, #114-158], 1970-1979 

14 127

Media Mix and correspondence, 1979 

14 128

Publicity - clippings, 1979-1980 

14 129

Publicity - correspondence and clippings, 1981-1982 

14 130

Publicity - correspondence, "South Shore Quarterly," newsletter, 1982-1983 

14 131

Photos for posters, 1985-1986 

14 132

A.R.T. News, 1986-1989 

14 133

A.R.T. News, fall 1991 

14 134

Program, catalog, A.R.T. Directory, Annual Report, 1991-1994 

14 135

*Publicity - clippings [Oversize], 1975-1976 

14 136

*Betty and Bob Sanders Show --Taped interview WBBM radio program, May 6 [negative cabinet], 1975 

14 137

*Publicity - clippings, The Instructor, advertisement [Oversize], 1978-1981 

14 138

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Series II: Finances 

Scope and Content:

Series II contains the existing financial records for the organization and materials relating to fund-raising efforts and programs. It also contains materials relating to the awarding of full-time scholarships for the Art Institute of Chicago and scholarships for its Saturday program. Types of materials include account books, ledgers, reports, budget statements, correspondence, insurance policies, and receipts. It is grouped by type of material and arranged chronologically within the groups.

Subseries A: Financial Records   This sub-series contains account books, reports, ledgers, budgets, insurance policies, and correspondence. It spans the years between 1894 and 1990 and is grouped by type of material.

Box Folder

Account books, 1894-1901 

15 139

Account books, 1901-1905 

15 140

Account books, 1906 

15 141

Account books, 1907-1918 

15 142

Account books, 1913-1918 

15 143

Account books, 1918-1923 

15 144

Account books, 1923-1927 

16 145

Account books, 1927-1931 

16 146

Account books, 1932-1937 

16 147

Account books, 1978-1981 

16 148

Annual Report of a Charitable Trustee, 1971-1978 

16 149

Audit - reports, 1925-1936 

16 150

Audit - reports, 1937-1943 

17 151

Audit - reports, 1944-1949 

17 152

Audit - reports, 1950-1956 

17 153

Audit - correspondence, 1956-1982 

17 154

Audit - reports, 1958-1961 

17 155

Audit - worksheets, 1960 

17 156

Audit - reports, 1962-1965 

17 157

Audit - reports, 1988 

17 158

Budget, proposed, 1984-1985 

18 159

Budget, proposed and actual, 1985-1986 

18 160

Budget, proposed and actual, 1986-1987 

18 161

Budget, proposed and actual, 1988-1989 

18 162

Budget, proposed, 1989-1990 

18 163

Insurance policies, auto, 1964-1972 

18 164

Insurance policies, auto, 1970-1977 

18 165

Insurance policies, - correspondence with Brockford and Co., 1978-1985 

18 166

Insurance policies, - correspondence with Brockford and Co., 1978-1985 

18 167

Insurance policies, - correspondence with Brockford and Co., 1985-1987 

18 168

Insurance - correspondence with Brockford and Co., 1986-1987 

18 169

Investments, 1940-1960 

19 170

Ledger - general, 1959 

19 171

Ledger - general, 1963-1964 

19 172

Ledger - general, 1965-1966 

19 173

Ledger - general, 1966-1967 

19 174

Ledger - general, 1967-1968 

19 175

Ledger - general, 1968-1969 

19 176

Ledger - general, 1969-1970 

19 177

Ledger - general, 1970-1971 

19 178

Ledger - general, 1971-1972 

19 179

Ledger - general, 1972-1973 

19 180

Ledger - general, 1973-1974 

20 181

Ledger - general, 1974-1975 

20 182

Ledger - general, 1975-1976 

20 183

Ledger - general, 1976-1977 

20 184

Ledger - general, 1977-1978 

20 185

Ledger - general, 1978-1979 

20 186

Ledger - general, 1979-1980 

20 187

Ledger - general, 1980-1981 

20 188

Ledger - general, 1981-1982 

20 189

Ledger - general, 1982-1983 

20 190

Ledger - general, 1983-1984 

20 191

Ledger - general, 1984-1985 

21 192

Ledger - general, 1985-1986 

21 193

Ledger - general, 1986-1987 

21 194

Ledger - general, 1987-1988 

21 195

Ledger - general, 1988-1989 

21 196

Ledgers - revolving picture fund, 1950-1955 

22 197

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1955-1956 

22 198

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1957-1960 

22 199

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1961- 1963 

22 200

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1964-1966 

22 201

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1966-1970 

23 202

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1970-1975 

23 203

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1975-1980 

23 204

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1980-1983 

23 205

Ledgers - cash receipts and disbursements, 1983-1986 

23 206

Miscellaneous, 1966-1967 

24 207

Petty cash book, 1949-1965 

24 208

Purchasing - Defense General Supply Center, 1982 

24 209

Receipts - reproductions, 1969-1983 

24 210

Treasurer's reports, 1941-1947 

24 211

Treasurer's reports, 1948-1960 

24 212

Treasurer's reports, 1960-1966 

24 213

Subseries B: Fundraising   This sub-series consists of material relating to the organizations' various fund-raising activities and events, excluding its' annual auction. It contains requests for donations, acknowledgements of contributions, grant proposals and awards, and correspondence with foundations and donors. Announcements, programs, and planning materials for several benefit events are also included. The material is arranged chronologically and primarily covers the 1960s through 1980s.

Box Folder

"Benefit Illustrated Lecture," 1917 

24 214

"Benefit Illustrated Lecture," pamphlet (1917) and one page history (ca. 1926), 1917-1926 

24 215

Correspondence, 1929-1976 

24 216

Correspondence, 1961-1962 

24 217

Torosian Foundation, 1961-1973 

24 218

Miscellaneous foundations' correspondence, 1963-1973 

24 219

Correspondence, 1964-1973 

25 220

T. Lloyd Kelly Foundation, 1965-1974 

25 221

Illinois Arts Council Grant, 1966-1974 

25 222

Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1967 

25 223

Foundation correspondence, 1967-1968 

25 224

Donation requests, 1967-1968 

25 225

Donation requests, 1967-1974 

25 226

Chicago Community Trust Grant - correspondence, 1967-1975 

25 227

Sears-Roebuck Foundation, 1967-1971 

25 228

Brooks and Hope B. McCormick Foundation, 1967-1973 

25 229

Graham Foundation, 1968 

25 230

Service Club of Chicago, 1969-1974 

26 231

Harold J. Green Foundation, 1970-1973 

26 232

Mr. And Mrs. John William White, 1970-1974 

26 233

Scholarship Exhibit and fashion show (including photographs and negatives), 1971 

26 234

John H. Johnson, 1971-1974 

26 235

Laykin et Cie Cocktail Party, 1973-1977 

26 236

Town and Country Arts Club Prize, 1975-1976 

26 237

Illinois Arts Council Grant, 1975-1976 

26 238

John Paisios and Associates, 1975-1978 

26 239

John and Mary Emerson Memorial Fund Exhibit, 1976 

26 240

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1976-1977 

26 241

The Joyce Foundation, 1978 

26 242

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1979 

26 243

City Arts grant, 1979-1980 

26 244

City Arts - grant proposal, 1980 

26 245

City Arts - grant proposal, 1980 

26 246

Gift receipts, 1980-1981 

27 247

"A Christmas Carol" benefit performance, 1981 

27 248

Hull House Association benefit, 1981 

27 249

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1981 

27 250

City Arts Grant - proposal, 1981-1982 

27 251

"A Christmas Carol" benefit performance, 1981-1982 

27 252

Gift receipts, 1981-1982 

27 253

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1982 

27 254

Katten, Muchin, Zavix, Pearl, and Galler Law Offices, 1982 

27 255

Gift receipts, 1982-1983 

27 256

Correspondence, 1982-1983 

27 257

City Arts Grant - proposal, 1983 

27 258

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1983 

27 259

Gift receipts, 1983-1984 

27 260

City Arts Grant - proposal, 1984 

27 261

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1984 

27 262

90th Birthday celebration, 1984 

27 263

Fundraising mailing; negative of Bill Eller of A.R.T. discussing architecture with children [negative file #39], 1983-1984 

27 264

City Arts Grant, 1984-1985 

28 265

Illinois Arts Council - grant proposal, 1985 

28 266

Benefits - "Paint the Town," 1985 

28 267

City Arts Grant, 1985-1986 

28 268

Gift receipts, 1985-1986 

28 269

Illinois Arts Council Grant, 1985-1987 

28 270

City Arts Grant, 1986-1987 

28 271

Illinois Arts Council, 1986-1987 

28 272

Benefit Tasting Lunch, 1987 

28 273

City Arts Grant, 1987- 1988 

28 274

City Arts Grant, 1987-1989 

28 275

Illinois Arts Council, 1988-1989 

28 276

Community Development Block Grant, 1989 

29 277

Funding proposal, 1989-1991 

29 278

Illinois Arts Council, 1991 

29 279

Donation acknowledgments, 1991-1992 

29 280

Grant proposal, 1993 

29 281

Subseries C: Fundraising   This sub-series consists of material relating to the organizations' various fund-raising activities and events, excluding its' annual auction. It contains requests for donations, acknowledgements of contributions, grant proposals and awards, and correspondence with foundations and donors. Announcements, programs, and planning materials for several benefit events are also included. The material is arranged chronologically and primarily covers the 1960s through 1980s.

Box Folder

Membership appeal, 1894-1897 

29 282

Membership book, 1904-1909 

29 283

Membership drive, 1952-1972 

31 284

Miscellaneous, 1953-1960 

31 285

Miscellaneous, 1961-1971 

31 286

Membership drive, 1965-1972 

31 287

Membership drive, 1967-1973 

31 288

Correspondence, 1974-1977 

31 289

Membership drive [one slide transferred to negative cabinet], 1974-1981 

31 290

Membership drive, fall 1983 

31 291

Membership drive, November 1984 

31 292

Membership drive, 1985 

31 293

Membership drive, thank-you notes, school information, 1985-1986 

31 294

Campaign recording sheets, 1986 

31 295

Campaign recording sheets, 1986-1987 

31 296

Thank-you stationary, 1986-1987 

31 297

Pyramid diagram, 1986-1988 

31 298

Membership drive, thank-you notes, participating schools and demographic data lists, 1987 

31 299

Mailer, 1987-1988 

31 300

Mailer and reports, 1988-1990 

31 301

Membership drive, 1990-1991 

31 302

Subseries D: Scholarships   In 1945, the C.P.S.A.S. began offering scholarships for full-time study at the Art Institute of Chicago to gifted graduating high school students. In the 1960s, scholarships for the Saturday programs at the Art Institute were offered. Funding for these scholarships came from individual donors, foundations, and organizations. This sub-series contains material relating to the funding and awarding of scholarships. It contains requests for donations, correspondence with donors, award notifications, acceptances, and renewals, reports on student progress, school programs and schedules, lists of students, and registration forms. This sub-series is restricted

Box Folder

Scholarship Fund correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1945-1947 

32 303

Walshe Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1948 

32 304

Scholarship Fund correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1949-1952 

32 305

AIC student and donor records [RESTRICTED], 1949-1965 

32 306

Johanna Lodge 39 [RESTRICTED], 1950-1963 

32 307

Paula Kellogg Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1950-1964 

32 308

Scholarship Fund correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1951-1954 

32 309

Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry [RESTRICTED], 1951-1969 

32 310

Scholarship Fund blue slips [RESTRICTED], 1952-1962 

32 311

AIC correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1953-1974 

32 312

Polish Women's Civic Club [RESTRICTED], 1955-1974 

33 313

Mary and Leigh Block [RESTRICTED], 1955-1974 

33 314

Anonymous Scholarship Fund [RESTRICTED], 1956-1963 

33 315

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Andrew Brown Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1957-1974 

33 316

Scholarship Custodian Account [RESTRICTED], 1958-1968 

33 317

Board of Education Department of Art [RESTRICTED], 1959-1962 

33 318

Dougherty Family Foundation [RESTRICTED], 1961 

33 319

Scholarship Fund ledgers [RESTRICTED], 1961-1964 

33 320

Charles Weinfeld Art Scholarship Fund [RESTRICTED], 1963-77 

33 321

Heally-Kelly Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1964-1966 

33 322

Eleanor Holden Linn Memorial Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1965-1968 

33 323

Mrs. Douglas A. Warner (Margaret Goslin McKelvy Memorial Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1965-1970 

33 324

Mrs. Modie J. Spiegel, Spiegel Foundation [RESTRICTED], 1967-1969 

33 325

Mrs. Frederick A. Preston Scholarship [RESTRICTED], 1967-1969 

33 326

Mahalia Jackson Foundation [RESTRICTED], 1968-1973 

33 327

Enelow Foundation [RESTRICTED], 1968-1978 

33 328

Scholarship Custodian Account correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1969-1984 

33 329

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1968-1969 

34 330

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1969-1970 

34 331

Young Artists Show [RESTRICTED], 1970 

34 332

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1970-1971 

34 333

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1971-1972 

34 334

Young Artists Studios, SAIC (includes photographs) [RESTRICTED], 1972-1973 

34 335

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1973-1974 

35 336

Young Artists Studios, SAIC (includes photographic negatives) [RESTRICTED], 1974-1975 

35 337

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1975 

35 338

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1975-1976 

35 339

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1976-1977 

35 340

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1977-1978 

35 341

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1978-1979 

35 342

Young Artists Studios, SAIC donations for scholarships [RESTRICTED], 1979-1980 

35 343

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1979-1980 

35 344

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1980 

35 345

Young Artists Studios, SAIC - recommendations, student artwork [RESTRICTED], 1980 

35 346

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1980-1981 

36 347

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1980-1981 

36 348

Young Artists Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1980-1982 

36 349

Young Artists Studios, SAIC evaluations, acceptances, recommendations [RESTRICTED], 1981-1982 

36 350

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1982-1983 

36 351

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1983-1984 

36 352

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1985-1986 

36 353

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1986 

36 354

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1986 

36 355

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1987 

36 356

The Studios, SAIC [RESTRICTED], 1987 

36 357

Subseries E: Collector's Sale and Auction   This sub-series contains information on the organization and conduct of the annual Collector's Sale and Auction. It contains requests for donations, notebooks with lists of auction items and donors' names, flyers and announcements, correspondence, and reports. Individual donor forms were only retained for one year, 1985. Material is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

Lists of auction items, c. 1950 

37 358

Correspondence and lists of auction items, 1951-1959 

37 359

Organization of auction - notebook, 1951-1963 

37 360

Requests for auction materials, 1951-1975 

37 361

Auction flyers, c. 1952-1979 

37 362

Live Auction lists of items - notebook, 1955 

37 363

List of auction items - notebook, 1956 

37 364

Lists of auction items - notebook, 1957 

37 365

Lists of auction items - notebook, 1958 

37 366

Auction flyers, 1958-1973 

37 367

Live Auction list of items - notebook, 1959 

37 368

Donations - correspondence, 1960 

38 369

Live Auction lists of auction items - notebook, 1960 

38 370

Lists of auction items - notebook, 1961 

38 371

"General Useful Information" - notebook, 1961-1968 

38 372

Lists of auction items - notebook, 1962 

38 373

Announcements and lists of items, 1962 

38 374

Lists of auction items - notebook, 1963 

38 375

Income statement, 1963 

38 376

Auction items correspondence, 1964 

38 377

Lists of auction items - notebook #1, 1964 

38 378

Lists of auction items - notebook #2, 1964 

38 379

List of auction pictures - notebook, 1965 

38 380

List of auction items, no pictures - notebook, 1965 

39 381

Organization of auction correspondence and flyers, 1966 

39 382

List of auction items - notebook, 1966 

39 383

List of auction items - notebook, 1966 

39 384

Lists of auction items, 1966-1969 

39 385

Organization of auction - correspondence and clippings, 1967 

39 386

List of auction items - notebook, 1967 

39 387

Organization of auction correspondence, 1968 

39 388

List of auction pictures - notebook, 1968 

39 389

List of auction items - notebook #2, 1968 

39 390

Organization of auction correspondence, 1969 

39 391

List of auction pictures - notebook, 1969 

39 392

List of auction items - notebook, 1969 

39 393

Organization of auction - correspondence, reports, and clippings, 1970 

40 394

Art Sale auction list - notebook, 1970 

40 395

List of auction items - notebook, 1970 

40 396

List of auction items - notebook, 1970 

40 397

Collectors Sale, Preview Party, 1970-1972 

40 398

Organization of auction, 1970-1974 

40 399

Organization of auction - correspondence, Guide to Appraisals, 1970-1977 

40 400

Organization of auction - correspondence, flyers, lists, clippings, 1971-1972 

40 401

List of auction antiques - notebook, 1972 

40 402

List of auction pictures - notebook, 1972 

40 403

List of auction antiques - notebook, 1973 

41 404

List of auction pictures - notebook, 1973 

41 405

Auction flyer, 1973 

41 406

Volunteer chairman file, 1974 

41 407

Chicago Antiques Exposition, 1974 

41 408

Organization of auction - notebook, 1974 

41 409

Report of the Chairman and correspondence, 1974-1978 

41 410

Organization of auction - correspondence, appraisals, and notes, 1975-1976 

41 411

List of auction items - notebook, 1975-1976 

41 412

Organization of auction - correspondence, donors names, and items, 1975-1976 

41 413

Organization of auction - notebook (including photographs of auction items), 1978 

41 414

Organization of auction correspondence, flyers, and lists, 1978-1981 

42 415

Publicity (including proof sheet from negatives), 1980-1982 

42 416

Organization of auction - correspondence, lists, and announcements, 1982 

42 417

Board list, 1985 

42 418

Statement of Receipts and Disbursements, notes, 1985 

42 419

"Artistry in Dining," 1985 

42 420

Bid Sheets and donor correspondence, 1985 

42 421

Pump Room menu, 1985 

42 422

Job description for Benefit Chairman, 1985 

42 423

Invitation, 1985 

42 424

Publicity and press releases, 1985 

42 425

Expenses, 1985 

42 426

"The Morning After," 1985 

42 427

Live auction organization, 1985 

42 428

Organization of auction, 1985 

42 429

Organization of auction, 1985 

42 430

Organization of auction, 1985 

42 431

Organization of auction - donor correspondence and guest list, 1985 

42 432

Organization of auction - donor forms, clippings, and catalog, 1985 

42 433

Donor forms, 1985 

43 434

Donor forms, 1985 

43 435

Donor forms, 1985 

43 436

Donor forms, 1985 

43 437

Donor forms, 1985 

43 438

Donor forms, 1985 

43 439

Donor forms, 1985 

43 440

Donor forms; seating chart, 1985 

43 441

Memos and schedules, 1986 

44 442

Event arrangements, 1986 

44 443

Requests for auction donations, 1986 

44 444

Organization of Art at the Mart II, 1986 

44 445

Program, 1986 

44 446

Thank-you correspondence, 1986 

44 447

Pre-party organization, 1986 

44 448

Donors list and invitations, 1986 

44 449

Silent auction, 1986 

44 450

Art at the Mart - programs, 1986-1991 

44 451

Organization of Art at the Mart III, 1987 

44 452

Organization of Art at the Mart III, 1987 

44 453

Organization of Art at the Mart III, 1987 

44 454

Honoree George Segal, 1987 

45 455

Layout for program, 1987 

45 456

Benefit Cash Receipts, 1987 

45 457

Committee list, 1987 

45 458

Donor correspondence, 1987 

45 459

Fact Sheet and calendar, 1987 

45 460

Income and Expenses, 1987 

45 461

Mailing lists, 1987 

45 462

Response Record Sheet, 1987 

45 463

Silent Auction, 1987 

45 464

Special Events Advisory, 1987 

45 465

Table seating list, 1987 

45 466

Volunteers, 1987 

45 467

Live auction - photographs, 1987 

45 468

A.R.T. Gala Turns the Tables on Celebrities" - clipping, 1987 

45 469

Art at the Mart VII - program and invitation, 1992 

45 470

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Series III: Program Records 

Scope and Content:

This series contains information on the loan and sale of reproductions to Chicago Public Schools, in-school lectures, field trips, the creation and use of Art Form and Art Form II, art exhibits, art contests, and special events. The material consists of correspondence, reports, announcements and flyers, catalogs, order forms, slides, and photographs.

Subseries A: School Programs   This sub-series contains material relating to the loan and sale of art reproductions to Chicago schools, lectures given within the schools, evaluations of lectures, and the arrangement of school field trips. Included are price lists and catalogs of available reproductions, including several from the early years of the organization, and orders from schools detailing which artworks were selected. Material is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

Reproductions price list, undated 

46 471

Catalogs of artwork for schools, 1897-1932 

46 472

Records of artwork for schools program, 1914 

46 473

"Catalogue of the Pictures Belonging to the Chicago Public School Art Society," 1924 

46 474

Catalogues, 1928-1932 

46 475

Reproductions correspondence, 1948-1973 

46 476

Reproductions - reports, 1949-1963 

46 477

Reproductions - reports, 1950-1959 

46 478

Reproductions - correspondence, 1951-1965 

46 479

Extension lectures - correspondence, 1953-1959 

48 480

Reproductions orders, 1957-1965 

48 481

N. Y. Graphic Society reproductions - invoices, 1959-1969 

48 482

Evaluations and schedules, 1959-1970 

48 483

Evaluations and schedules, 1959-1970 

48 484

Evaluations and schedules, 1959-1970 

48 485

Evaluations and schedules, 1959-1970 

49 486

Reproductions - orders, 1960-1963 

49 487

Reproductions paid invoices 1965-1966, n.d 

49 488

Reproductions paid invoices, 1965-1966 

49 489

Reproductions - paid invoices, 1965-1966 

49 490

Reproductions paid invoices, 1966-1967 

49 491

Reproductions paid invoices, 1966- 1967 

50 492

Reproductions paid invoices, 1966- 1967 

50 493

Reproductions order book, 1966-1974 

50 494

Reproductions paid invoices, 1967-1968 

50 495

Evaluations and schedules, 1967-1974 

50 496

Evaluations and schedules, 1967- 1974 

51 497

Reproductions paid invoices, 1968-1969 

51 498

Reproductions paid invoices, 1969-1970 

51 499

Reproductions correspondence and student thank-you letters, 1970 

51 500

Reproductions paid invoices, 1970-1971 

52 501

Reproductions correspondence, Oestreichers, 1970-1975 

52 502

Reproductions order forms, 1971-1972 

52 503

Evaluations, c. 1972 

52 504

Reproductions paid invoices, 1972-1973 

52 505

Reproductions paid invoices, 1972-1973 

52 506

Reproductions contributions, 1973 

52 507

Reproductions paid invoices, 1973-1974 

53 508

Valentine program, 1973-1974 

53 509

Evaluations, 1974 

53 510

Reproductions orders, 1974-1975 

53 511

Reproductions orders, 1974-1975 

53 512

Reproductions orders, 1975-1977 

53 513

Chicago Public Schools, volunteer forms, 1976 

53 514

Junior League In-School Docent Project, coordinator, 1977-1980 

53 515

Research request, 1978 

53 516

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1978-1983 

53 517

Reproductions paid invoices, 1979-1982 

53 518

Evaluations, summer program, 1980-1981 

53 519

"Guidelines for the In-School Program," 1981-1982 

54 520

Lectures - mileage sheets, 1981-1982 

54 521

School lists, 1985-1990 

54 522

Evaluations, 1986-1987 

54 523

Evaluations, 1986-1987 

54 524

Evaluations, 1986-1987 

54 525

School field trip arrangements, 1986-1987 

54 526

School field trips arrangements, 1986-1987 

54 527

School field trip arrangements, 1986-1988 

54 528

Evaluations, 1986-1989 

54 529

Evaluations, 1987 

55 530

Evaluations, 1987 

55 531

School data forms, 1987 

55 532

School field trip evaluations, 1987 

55 533

School field trip curriculum questionnaire, 1987 

55 534

Correspondence, 1987-1988 

55 535

School field trip arrangements, 1987-1988 

55 536

"Basic Art Objectives 'I Try to Cover in the Classroom,'" 1987-1990 

55 537

School data form, 1988 

55 538

School field trip notifications, 1988 

55 539

School field trip arrangements, 1988-1989 

55 540

School field trip arrangements, 1989 

56 541

School field trip notifications, 1989 

56 542

School listings, spring 1989 

56 543

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1989-1990 

56 544

"A. R. T. Evaluation," September 1990 

56 545

School listings, grouped by lecturer, spring 1990 

56 546

Resource Directory for Teachers, 1990-1991 

56 547

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1990-1991 

56 548

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1990-1991 

56 549

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1990-1991 

56 550

Teacher Initiative Awards, 1990-1991 

56 551

School listings, fall 1991 

56 552

Evaluations, 1992 

56 553

Subseries B: Art Form, Art Form II, and supplements   This sub-series contains material relating to the creation, publication, promotion, and use of Art Form, Art Form II, and the Print, Photography, and Sculpture supplements. It includes drafts and layouts of the Art Form guides, permissions for image use, correspondence regarding publication, orders from schools, and evaluations. Material is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

Art Form - slide/film permissions, 1965 

57 554

Art Form - layout, 1966 

57 555

Art Form - draft, c. 1966 

57 556

Art Form - draft, c. 1966 

57 557

Art Form - draft, c. 1966 

57 558

Art Form - proofread draft, c. 1966 

57 559

Art Form - Introductory Guide, 1966 

57 560

Art Form - Introductory Unit with filmstrips by Loretta Grellner in collaboration with Cynthia Barton, 1966 

58 561

Art Form - production correspondence, 1966-1968 

58 562

Art Form - evaluations, 1967-1970 

58 563

Art Form - correspondence, 1967-1972 

58 564

Art Form - promotion, 1967-1972 

58 565

Art Form - evaluations and reports, 1967-1974 

58 566

Art Form - draft, 1968 

58 567

Art Form - orders, 1968 

59 568

Art Form - orders, 1968-1970 

59 569

Art Form - orders, 1969-1972 

59 570

Art Form - orders, 1969-1974 

59 571

Art Form - evaluations, 1972 

59 572

Art Form - evaluations, 1974 

59 573

Art Form - correspondence, 1973-1979 

60 574

Art Form - orders, 1974-1975 

60 575

Art Form - promotion, 1974-1976 

60 576

Art Form II- permissions, 1975 

60 577

Art Form II- printing, 1975 

60 578

Art Form II- orders, 1975-1977 

60 579

Art Form II- miscellaneous, 1975-1978 

60 580

*Artwork by Vincent and Tony Awilda Cruz, 1977 

60 581

Art Form II- description of Photography Unit, c. 1977 

60 582

Prints Unit - description, c. 1977 

60 583

Sculpture Unit - description, c. 1977 

60 584

Photography Unit - permissions, 1977 

60 585

Photography Unit, 1977-1978 

60 586

Prints Unit - permissions, 1977-1978 

60 587

Photography Unit, 1977-1979 

60 588

Prints Unit, 1978 

60 589

Art Form II - Paid orders, 1978-1979 

60 590

Sculpture Unit - permissions, 1978-1979 

60 591

Prints Unit - paid orders, 1978-1980 

60 592

Art Form II-orders, not finalized, 1978-1981 

61 593

Art Form II - reviews and correspondence, 1979 

61 594

Photography Unit - paid orders, 1979 

61 595

Photography Unit - paid orders, 1979 

61 596

Art Form II - orders, 1979-1980 

61 597

Public Sculpture Unit - paid orders, 1979-1981 

61 598

Art Form II - publicity correspondence, 1979-1983 

61 599

Art Form II - loans, 1980-1981 

61 600

Photography Unit - paid orders, 1980-1981 

61 601

Prints Unit - paid orders, 1980-1984 

61 602

Photography Unit - paid orders, 1981-1982 

61 603

Art Form II-paid orders, 1981-1984 

61 604

Public Sculpture Unit - paid orders, 1981-1984 

61 605

Subseries C: Events and Programs   This sub-series contains material relating to special events and programs sponsored by the C.P.S.A.S. and A.R.T. It includes information on the Industrial Arts Cabinets placed in Chicago schools, exhibitions of student work, art contests, the annual Scholarship Tea, and Heirloom Discovery Day. It includes correspondence, flyers, and announcements and is arranged chronologically.

Box Folder

Lectures and announcements, undated 

62 606

Industrial Arts Cabinets, 1897-1923 

62 607

Industrial Arts Cabinets, 1917-1925 

62 608

Woman's Worlds Fair, c. 1925 

62 609

Exhibitions, teas, and art fairs, c. 1933-1962 

62 610

Scholarship Tea, 1949 

62 611

Artmobile, 1953-1959 

62 612

Artmobile, 1954-1960 

62 613

Scholarship Tea, 1955-63 

62 614

Student show and honors, 1955-1965 

62 615

Scholarship Tea, 1964 

62 616

Scholarship students exhibit at Rehabilitation Institute, 1964-1966 

62 617

*Thomas Lloyd Ramsier resume and clipping, The Society and Its Programs and Use of ART Form (1964) [Oversize], drawing by Tony and Awilda Cruz (1971), 1964-1971 

62 618

Scholarship Tea, May 18, 1965 

63 619

Scholarship Tea, 1966 

63 620

Tea and Art Forum, 1966 

63 621

Scholarship Tea, 1967 

63 622

Ellen Gates Starr portrait presentation (including photographs of Ellen Gates Starr), 1968 

63 623

"The New Art Form" program and film, 1968 

63 624

Student show, 1970 

63 625

Art Form exhibit at Sun Times Gallery, 1974 

63 626

Art Form II exhibit at Northwestern Illinois University (including negatives of student artwork), 1976 

63 627

Art Form II exhibit at Wieboldts, August 1976 

63 628

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - financial records, 1976 

63 629

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - publicity, 1976 

64 630

Chicago Historical Society Bicentennial Exhibit, 1976 

64 631

Reception for donation to archives at University of Illinois Circle Campus Library, 1977 

64 632

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - correspondence, 1977 

64 633

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - financial records, 1977 

64 634

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - publicity, 1977 

64 635

Sotheby, Parke, Bernet Heirloom Discovery Day - publicity, 1977 

64 636

Exhibits (including negatives and proof sheets), 1980-1982 

64 637

Art Contest - correspondence, 1981 

64 638

Art Contest - entry forms, 1981 

64 639

Art Contest/Exhibit - permissions, 1982-1983 

64 640

Art Contest/Exhibit - permissions and notifications, 1984 

65 641

Art Contest/Exhibit - permissions and notifications, 1985 

65 642

Art Contest/Exhibit - permissions, 1986 

65 643

Student Exhibit - list of participants, 1990 

65 644

Subseries D: Photographs and Slides   This sub-series consists of photographs and slides of artwork used in lectures, student artwork, and photographs of artwork being shown to children in the schools. It also includes slides used in classroom lectures and slides of various events. Notable are a series of glass slides of early school program activity. Much of the material is undated. Oversized material and some media materials are indicated by an asterisk[*]. Negatives exist for some glass slides.

Box Folder

Photographs of ceramics, undated 

65 645

Photographs not used for exhibition, undated 

65 646

Photographs of artwork being shown to children [negative file # 2-16, 22A & B, 37-38], undated 

65 647

Miscellaneous photographs and negatives of students [negative file #98-113], undated 

65 648

Students’ Artwork and activities - photographs, undated 

65 649

*Glass lantern slides of artwork and schools [glass slide box #1-24], undated 

65 650

*Exhibit slides [transferred to negative cabinet], undated 

65 651

Artwork slides for lecture, undated 

66

Slides of events and activities, 1949 - 1978 

67

Slides of student activities and artwork, 1968 - 1973 

68

Student artwork and activities -- photographs, 1951 - 1962 

69 652

Exhibit preparation and opening -- photographs, 1970 

69 653

Photographs used in exhibit, 1970 

69 654

Disney School, 1970 - 1971 

69 655

Burbank School mural -- photographs [negative file #47 - 97], 1973 

69 656

Photographs of Famous Artists works, 1912 to 1974 [negative file #40 - 46, 159 - 160], c. 1974 

69 657
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Glass Slides 

Glass Slides

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