Brandon B. Fortune research material on the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Research material gathered by Brandon B. Fortune regarding two exhibitions and one exhibition catalog about the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; including correspondence with museums and collectors, and photocopied book pages. The exact title of the first exhibition is now unknown, but it was likely similar to "World's Columbian Exhibition, 1893: Department of Fine Arts." The second exhibition was entitled "American Art at the 1893 World's Fair-Revisiting the White City," which was accompanied by a book with the same title.
MS 7011 A.S. Gatschet Scrapbook
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915
Contents: Copies of Science and other publications including a poem entitled "The Scientific Scrap, or the Battle of the Bone Hunter (after Bret Harte): "The Atakapa Language," Lake Charles (Louisiana) Echo, February 14, 1885, by Gatschet; form and instructions by F.W. Putnam and Franz Boas for collecting physical anthropological data for the …
Printed material on the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893
Regulations, information about the importation of works of art, catalogs, floor plans, entry applications, business solicitations, and a photo-gravure of the Art Building.
Photograph depicting view of the World's Columbian Exposition
Photograph of a photograph pinned to a board, showing the central pool of the Exposition in Chicago.
MS 1981 Letters regarding the Guatemalan project, "Por los Aborígenes" at the World's Columbian Exposition
Regarding the Guatemalan Commission, Chicago in 1892, at the World's Fair. Mostly addressed to the Secretary of the Commissioner, Senor Solis, from various individuals in Mexico. Includes project proposal.
MS 7217 List of figures and costumes for exhibition at World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Includes title of each case, articles of clothing and catalog numbers for each, collectors, and miscellaneous notes. At the end of the notebook are notes about losses and damages made at the end of the exposition and some notes on a shipment of material.
Benjamin West Kilburn photograph of Native American model at World's Columbian Exposition
Stereoview of a Smithsonian Institution display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893). which showed a Plains man (possibly Lakota) on horseback wearing regalia and carrying shield and spear.
Paul R. Strain Columbian Exposition Diary
A diary kept by Paul R. Strain during his visit to the Exposition, October 1893. It describes various buildings he toured and the exhibits that caught his attention, and records his personal impressions of the Exposition. The diary takes the form of hand-written notes.
Plooma M. Boyd Diary of the 1893 Columbian Exposition
Hilburn, Cyrus Lanyard
Mayer, Jane Tusch, Mrs.
Typescript diary of a young woman's visit to the 1893 World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago). 51 pages.
Otto J. Schneider papers
A family photograph album, compiled by Schneider's sister, Emma; a scrapbook containing reproductions of drawings by James Swann; photocopies of articles and clippings about Schneider; an etching by Schneider; reproductions of his etchings; and printed material. Also contains materials relating to the World's Columbian Exposition, including a pamphlet, "Official Guide …