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SUBMITTAL INFORMATION:

Submitted By
Leslie Patterson
Your Email Address
lpatterso at chipublib.org; art at chipublib.org
Institution Name/Parent Organization
Chicago Public Library
Department Name
Visual and Performing Arts

INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:

Institutional/Departmental Overview
The Art Information Center and the Music Information Center together form the Visual and Performing Arts Department. The Department covers a broad range of subjects, including acting, architecture, art, collecting, crafts, dance, fashion history, film, music, radio, television and theater history. Periodicals, pictures, pamphlets, videos, recordings, and scores support and extend the Department's extensive book holdings. Current and retrospective periodicals and annuals include complete runs of many titles, frequently in their original format. Printed and electronic periodical indexes provide access.
Institution Type 1
Library
Institution Type 2
Institution Type Other
Mailing Name
Chicago Artists' Archives
Physical Address
Harold Washington Lib
Mailing Address
400 S. State Street
City
Chicago
State
IL
Province
Zipcode
60605
Country
USA
Contact
Leslie Patterson
Position
Librarian
Email
lpatterso at chipublib.org
Telephone
312.747.4820
Institutional Website
http://www.chipublib.org/
Library Catalog Website
Webpage Dedicated to Artist Files
http://chicagoartistarchives.blogspot.com/

COLLECTION INFORMATION:

General Descripton of Artist Files Collection
Since the 1940s, the Art Information Center has kept records of visual artists living or working in the Chicago area. The Archives maintain records in the form of biographical information, artists' applications, artist statements, reproductions of artwork, exhibition catalogs, gallery announcements, reviews, and articles, among other things. All materials are accessible to the public at the Chicago Public Library's Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago.

Collection Size (check all that apply):

Feet
Yes
Enter Feet
90
Meters
No
Enter Meters
Number of files
Yes
Enter Number of files
9512
Number of cabinets
No
Enter Number of cabinets

Organizational Structure (check all that apply):

Organizational Structure 1
Alphabetical
Organizational Structure 2
Organizational Structure 3
Organizational Structure 4
Organizational Structure 5

Cataloging Method:

LC/Dewey
No
Subject-in-house
Yes
Other

Bibliographic Utility:

Local Catalog/Software
No
MS Office Access
No
MS Office Excel
No
OCLC
No
Other
No

Present or future digitization plans or activities:

Plans

Language of Materials:

Chinese
Dutch
English
Yes
Farsi
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Language Other

Type of Materials:

Announcements
Yes
Architectural Drawings
Artists' Books
Yes
Artworks
Yes
Auction Catalogs
Biographical Information
Yes
Books
Yes
Brochures
Yes
CD/DVD
Yes
Cultural Artifacts/Materials
Yes
Diaries/Journals/Papers
Electronic Files
Exhibition Catalogs
Yes
Geographic
Groups
Individual artists
Yes
Institutional Publications
Institutional/Gallery Records
Yes
Interviews
Invitations/Private View Cards
Yes
Manuscripts
Memorabilia
Microform/film/fiche
Negatives
Newspaper Clippings
Yes
Newspapers
Official Records
Oral Histories
Pamphlets
Yes
Photographs
Yes
Postcards
Yes
Press Clippings
Yes
Press Kits
Press Releases
Yes
Printed Works
Prints
Yes
Price List and/or Checklists
Yes
Realia
Scripts
Serials
Slides
Yes
Subject
Transcripts
Materials Other

Artistic Styles/Periods:

Classical
Contemporary
Yes
Medieval
Modern
Yes
Renaissance
Styles/Periods Other

Additional research materials in collection that supplement artist files collection:

Materials

Acquisitions:

Is this an active collection that is being added to by donations or purchases?:

Donations
Yes
Purchases

Publicizing Collection Methods: (check all that apply):

Brochures/Flyers/Pamphlets
Yes
Class visits
Community Service
Conference/Conventions
Directories
Exhibitions
Yes
Library Events
Yes
Mailings
Yes
Meetings
Newsletter
Public Lectures/Programs
Publications
Reports
Staff Orientations
Yes
Student Orientations
Yes
Study Guides
Telephone
Website
Yes
Word of Mouth
Publicizing Other

ACCESS INFORMATION:

Open All Year (if no, provide dates open)
Yes

Available to Public:

Available to Public
Yes
Public Hours (to access Artist Files Collection)
Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm,
Public Hours (Parent Organization)
same
Appointment or Reservations Required
No
Public Fee
No
Public Fee Amount

Access Procedures for Public Patrons:

Access Procedures for Public Patrons
Patrons may request files at the Art Information Center on the 8th floor of the Harold Washington Library Center. They can use the files at a station behind the reference desk. Staff will make any needed photocopies. Copies are .15 per page. Patrons may call or email ahead to ascertain holdings, phone 312-747-4800 or email art at chipublib.org.

Available to Scholars:

Available to Scholars
Yes
Scholar Hours (to access Artist Files Collection)
Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm,
Public Hours (Parent Organization)
same
Appointment or Reservations Required
No
Scholar Fee
No
Scholar Fee Amount
Access Procedures for Scholars
Researchers may request files at the Art Information Center on the 8th floor of the Harold Washington Library Center. They can use the files at a station behind the reference desk. Staff will make any needed photocopies. Copies are .15 per page. Researchers may call or email ahead to ascertain holdings, phone 312-747-4800 or email art at chipublib.org.

Onsite Technology:

Photocopier - B/W
Yes
Photocopier - Color
No
Scanner/Digital Imaging
Yes
Web Access
Yes
Workspaces
Yes
Onsite Other
No

Additional Comments:

Additional Comments

Lending and ILL:

Are you willing to photocopy or lend materials?
Yes

If so, under what conditions?:

ARIEL
No
Odyssey
No
Photocopies
Yes
Scans (digital)
Yes
Conditions Other

Agreement:

I have read and agree to the "Submission Form Terms of Use" statement indicated above.
Yes

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