Sidney A. Teller collection, 1932-1962
Correspondence, photographs, newsclippings and miscellaneous printed materials and supporting documentation (including item cards) concerning the Sidney A. Teller Brass and Copper Collection, which is no longer held by IIT or UASC. The collection contains minor amount of biographical material. Box 1: correspondence, newsclippings, invitations, programs, announcements, photographs, collection inventory. Box 2: Item cards; box 3: Item cards.
- Creation: 1932-1962
- Guralnick, Sidney A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
The Sydney Teller collection of metal artifacts was on exhibit at Perlstein Hall for many years circa the 1960s. Teller, a Chicago philanthropist, began collecting copper, bronze, and brass artifacts from around the world beginning in 1910. His collection included about 2,500 items. The collection was deaccessioned in 2008.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist