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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Collection

A work made of holograph papers, typescript papers, correspondence, printed papers, photocopies, architectural drawings, black and white and color photographs and transparencies, a color lithograph and realia..

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  • A work made of holograph papers, typescript papers, correspondence, printed papers, photocopies, architectural drawings, black and white and color photographs and transparencies, a color lithograph and realia..

Date:

1907-2018 (bulk 1948-1960)

Artist:

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969)
Illinois Institute of Technology

About this artwork

Photographs, correspondence, architectural drawings and printed materials related to Mies’ career and professional life. Includes a significant amount of material pertaining to his association with the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, including correspondence with students, colleagues and visiting faculty, publicity material, newspaper and periodical articles, curriculum documents, and faculty memoranda.

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (Architect)

Title

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Collection

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1907–2018

Medium

Holograph papers, typescript papers, correspondence, printed papers, photocopies, architectural drawings, black and white and color photographs and transparencies, a color lithograph and realia.

Dimensions

1 oversized portfolio, and flatfile materials: H.: 122 cm (48 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of George E. Danforth, 1984; Anstiss and Ronald Krueck, 2005; Jane Heron, 2008; the 900-910 Lake Shore Drive Condo Association, 2010; the Erdmann Schmocker Estate and an anonymous donor, 2012; Patrick Pruchnik, 2013; the Wilson and Linsk families (transfer), 2018; transfer from the Ryerson and Burnham Pamphlet Files, 2018.

Reference Number

1984.2

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