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Edward Wolner papers

Identifier: RG-04-01-48

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of journal and newspaper articles, original and scanned images, book copies, dissertation and thesis copies, material request forms and invoices, correspondence, and digital photographs and scans from Edward Wolner ranging from 1872 to 2008 regarding architectural history, the life and work of Henry Ives Cobb, and the northern Chicago region of Illinois.


  • 1950-2000

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note / Historical Note / Administrative History

Edward W. Wolner currently serves as a Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Ball State University. Prior to this, Wolner served as an Assistant Professor in the department of architecture and the Honors College, teaching architectural history and architectural theory. His most recent course was taught in the fall of 2012. Wolner earned his Ph.D from New York University, where he also taught. He subsequently taught at Brooklyn College and Ohio State University, before arriving at Ball State University. Edward Wolner published his first book, Henry Ives Cobb's Chicago: Architecture, Institutions, and the Making of a Modern Metropolis, in 2011.


2.5 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)


This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Chicago Daily Tribune newspaper clippings, 1872-1963 Series 2: Newspaper clippings, 1857-2008 Series 3: Henry Ives Cobb research materials Series 4: Book copies Series 5: Correspondence, personal notes, and other research materials Series 6: Architectural photocopies and photograph CD's

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/24 by Cody Sprunger

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Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA