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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1898 - 1974

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Minutes, 1958 - 1965

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 6
Collection Scope From the Collection: The collection is arranged in five series: SERIES I: Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) (1946-1978) deals with Thomas’s role as head of the Art Academy Metalsmithing Department and as faculty member, and is arranged topically, then chronologically. Faculty meeting minutes, interspersed with faculty-related communications, are chronologically arranged and cover the period of Zoltan Sepeshy’s retirement and the search for a new Art Academy director. Items on the Metalsmithing Dept....
Dates: 1958 - 1965

Wallace MacMahon Mitchell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-21
Abstract Wallace McMahon Mitchell was born on October 9, 1911 in Detroit, Michigan to Arthur Z. and Edith McMahon Mitchell. He was a respected painter, textile designer, geometric abstractionist, and a Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) graduate student (’35). He later served at the Academy as a painting, and arts and crafts instructor; registrar; director; and then president until his death in 1977. The collection contains the papers of Mitchell and his family during his years at Cranbrook. Included are...
Dates: 1934 - 1980

Josef Papp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-17
Abstract Jozsef Sulyok-Papp was born in Hungary in 1895 where he studied art. He moved to Montreal, Canada around 1930 and supported himself as an artist and a gallery dealer. He came to Detroit in the 1940s and for the next 20 years worked for the architectural firm of Giffels. In Detroit he became friends with another Hungarian artist, Zoltan Sepeshy, director of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1947-1966. He also became Sepeshy’s art dealer. Papp died in 1975. This collection of correspondence,...
Dates: 1931 - 1940

Portrait by Zoltan Sepeshy - newsclippings (photocopies), 1905-05-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Collection Scope From the Collection: SERIES I: Biographical (1864-1969) contains materials related to the life of George Gough Booth and includes personal legal documents, typescripts of talks by Booth and several typescripts of Cyril Players' George Gough Booth of Cranbrook. SERIES II: Newspaper (1887-1959) contains documents relating to George G. Booth's tenure at The Detroit News, and his role, as chairman and later president of the Booth Publishing Co. SERIES III: General Correspondence (1813-1957)...
Dates: 1905-05-04

Portraits; Correspondence, 1951 - 1966

 File — Container: Box 53, Folder: 13
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I: General Correspondence (1909-1988) contains correspondence between Henry and Carolyn Booth and their family and friends in the period 1909-1988. Important subjects in this series include the following: Asheville School 1913-1918; University of Michigan 1918-1924; Travels in Europe by Henry Scripps Booth and J. Robert F. Swanson during the period July 1922 - May 1923. Correspondence between Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth; Travels by George Gough Booth and Ellen Warren...
Dates: 1951 - 1966

Roche-Z, 1941-1943, 1957-1987

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 15
Collection Scope From the Collection: SERIES I: Architectural Practice (1953-1978) contains some correspondence, building data and dedication pamphlets, primarily for Concordia Senior College, as well as a sketch for a site plan. SERIES II: Correspondence (1941-1987) consists of five folders of general correspondence to and from Paulsen, arranged alphabetically, primarily dealing with his career as an architect, his speaking engagements and awards he won. Some of the correspondence relates to his tenure at the...
Dates: 1941-1943, 1957-1987

“S”; Correspondence, 1941 - 1987

 File — Container: Box 54, Folder: 18
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I: General Correspondence (1909-1988) contains correspondence between Henry and Carolyn Booth and their family and friends in the period 1909-1988. Important subjects in this series include the following: Asheville School 1913-1918; University of Michigan 1918-1924; Travels in Europe by Henry Scripps Booth and J. Robert F. Swanson during the period July 1922 - May 1923. Correspondence between Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth; Travels by George Gough Booth and Ellen Warren...
Dates: 1941 - 1987

S. Glen Paulsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-25
Abstract Serenus Glen Paulsen attended the University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Art from 1938 to 1942, then spent three years in the military under commanding officer, Marshall Fredericks (a sculptor). After the war, he received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Fine Arts, followed by a Master of Architecture and City Planning from the Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. Paulsen worked for several firms, including Eero Saarinen and...
Dates: 1940 - 1990

Saarinen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-08
Abstract Finnish architect, Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen was born August 20, 1873. In 1904 Saarinen married artist Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise “Loja” Gesellius (b. 1879). The Saarinen's daughter Eeva Lisa “Pipsan” was born in Helsingfors, Finland on 31 March 1905 and their son Eero was born in Kyrkslaett, Finland on 20 August 1910. In 1923 Eliel met the Detroit newspaper magnate George Gough Booth, who was to become his chief patron in America. At Booth’s invitation, Saarinen moved his practice to...
Dates: 1880 - 1989

Zoltan Sepeshy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-36
Abstract Zoltan Sepeshy (1898-1974) was instructor and director of painting at Cranbrook from 1931 until 1946, when he became the Director of the Academy of Art. The role was expanded and retitled as President in 1959, and he served as President until his retirement in 1967. The bulk of the collection is comprised of copies of materials, including commencement speeches (1958-1965), and an oral history interview with Dennis Barrie given in April 1973. It also contains copies of scrapbooks...
Dates: 1925 - 1979

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