Features images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. It is a comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else.
The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures.
The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections are among the largest and most heavily used in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
The Society of Typographic Arts updates this Archive annually with new material from Chicago designers through its Archive Show, the annual competition developed to recognize outstanding achievement in Chicago graphic design.