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Loops and Swirls: Musings on Script

Flowing shapes. Loops and swirls. Unbroken lines of ink linking letters together to form words. Even if you don’t read cursive, you can still appreciate its swirling aesthetics, the art of the form. Acquiring the skill to write in cursive … Continue reading

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About the Archives

We serve as the designated repository for records of the College and select professional work of its faculty and collections that support its curricula. We provide access to these materials in both physical and digital formats, and collaborate with faculty to create digital teaching resources in support of curricula.

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Faculty & Staff

Learn about faculty and staff submissions of non-current records to the College Archives. These records form an integral part of the historic legacy of the College. Keeping and preserving this material is vital for departmental continuity and to showcase unit activities and history.

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  College Archives and Special Collections
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619 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60605