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Irving W. Colburn Papers

A work made of typescript papers, printed papers, architectural reprographic prints, architectural drawings, slides and photographs..

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  • A work made of typescript papers, printed papers, architectural reprographic prints, architectural drawings, slides and photographs..

Date:

1953-1992 (bulk 1955-1983)

Artist:

Irving Walker Colburn (1923-1992)

About this artwork

Irving Walker Colburn founded the firm of I.W. Colburn and Assoc., Inc. in Chicago in 1955. Major works include: John H. Leslie Residence, Winnetka, IL (1963); I.W. Colburn Residence, Lake Forest, IL (1965); St. Anastasia Church, Waukegan, IL (1965); Henry Hinds Laboratory for Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1965); and Cummings Life Science Library, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1973). Colburn received numerous awards during his career including the AIA-Homes For Better Living first honor award in 1960 and the AIA Honor Award for Architectural Design in 1966.

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Irving Walker Colburn (Architect)

Title

Irving W. Colburn Papers

Date

Made 1953–1992

Medium

Typescript papers, printed papers, architectural reprographic prints, architectural drawings, slides and photographs.

Dimensions

Typescript papers, printed papers, architectural reprographic prints, architectural drawings, slides and photographs

Credit Line

Gift of Frances Colburn in 2002 and 2005; Charles C. Haffner III, 2003.

Reference Number

2002.10

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