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Michael Abramson papers, 1974-2011

Identifier: 038.01.42

This collection consists of photographic negatives and digital files of Michael Abramson (1948-2011), an IIT alumnus (M.A. in photography, Institute of Design, 1977), including freelance/contractual work. The collection includes 349 digital images comprising 15 sets of "Camera Night" photos from the Festival Strip Club in Chicago, 1979.


  • Creation: 1974-2011


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for the Art Institute negatives is held by the Art Institute of Chicago. Use and reproduction requests for all other material should be directed to the Abramson Arts Foundation.

Collection Size

2 Boxes (Box 1 DVDs and CDs of freelance work Box 2 Negatives: Thorne Room Art Institute collaboration)

465 megabytes (Stored on Google Drive and shared drive.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Midge Wilson / Michael Abramson Arts Foundation

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2018.010

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