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Milles, Carl, 1875-1955



  • Existence: 1875 - 1955

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Newell Hillis Arnold Papers

Identifier: 2005-09
Abstract Newell Hillis Arnold was an architect and sculptor renowned for his work in religious and symbolic subject matter. He contributed sculptures to many churches and civic buildings in the Midwest, exhibited widely throughout the United States, and participated in national competitions. Deaf from infancy, Arnold developed his artistic abilities from an early age. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Minnesota and attending the Minneapolis School of Art,...
Dates: 1935 - 1976

Art Objects, 1980 - 1997

 File — Container: Box 12, Folder: 7
Collection Scope From the Collection: The records in this collection cover Brookside School from its beginnings, as Bloomfield Hills School in 1922, then from 1930 as Brookside School Cranbrook through 2019. Series I: Governance (1922-1984 contains correspondence, legal documents, and minutes for the Children's School Trust, Board of Trustees, and Board of Directors. Series II: Administration (1922-2004) provides information on admissions; curriculum; histories; and headmistress/headmaster appointments,...
Dates: 1980 - 1997

Margaret Biggar Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: 1991-27
Abstract Margaret Elleanor Biggar was a metalworker and teacher, working out of her own studio in Fairhope, Alabama, for most of her career. From 1929-1931, Biggar assisted renowned English metalsmith, Arthur Nevill Kirk, at the Cranbrook Academy of Art as a paid apprentice, working primarily as the polisher. In July 1939, Biggar and her partner, Eloise Hooker, set up their first “metalcraft” studio in which they taught classes in working silver, copper and brass. Their classes and studio were...
Dates: 1929 - 1973

George Gough Booth Papers

Identifier: 1981-01
Abstract The collection documents the life and work of George Gough Booth, a renowned advocate of the arts, and a great philanthropist whose crowning achievement was the establishment of Cranbrook Educational Community. He was also one of the nation's leading newspapermen in the first half of this century. It includes biographical materials including legal documents, travel itineraries, talks and writings, and the financial and business records of the Cranbrook Press. It documents his working life...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

Identifier: 1981-04
Abstract Kate Agnes Thompson married Frank Latham Bromley on May 2, 1900, in Detroit. They moved to Bloomfield Hills and, as neighbors, became ensconced in the Cranbrook community. Kate’s personal interests centered in the arts, and she became very good friends with Carl and Olga Milles, as well as with other Cranbrook personalities. The collection consists of photocopies of excerpts from the diaries of Kate Thompson Bromley. The diary entries document Bromley’s association with Cranbrook...
Dates: 1916 - 1955

Doris Corbett Papers

Identifier: 2010-08
Abstract Doris Corbett was a history professor and well-known singer and ballad composer, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Canada. While pursuing her doctorate in history, Ms. Corbett’s research brought her to Cranbrook to study the Arts & Crafts movement, Ellen Scripps Booth, and Nellie Beveridge Gray. The bulk of the collection consists of Ms. Corbett’s research of Ellen Scripps Booth and Nellie Beveridge Gray. Of particular note are the transcripts of the oral histories...
Dates: Circa 1873-1989

Correspondence – from Carl Milles, 1942 - 1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Collection Scope From the Collection:

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence between Arnold and Carl Milles (1935-1955). Most of the Milles correspondence is original, while the Arnold correspondence is copied from the original.

Dates: 1942 - 1948

Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

Identifier: 1981-09
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. The Academy functioned as a department under the Cranbrook Foundation and included painting, architecture, sculpture, ceramics and decorative design. The first Academy students were taken in early 1930. Eliel Saarinen was the first President (1932-1946). In 1942, with the opening of the Museum and Library, the Academy became an...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1973

Cranbrook Academy of Art; Correspondence, 1941 - 1986

 File — Container: Box 33, Folder: 1
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 - 1986

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

Identifier: 1981-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Foundation was established on November 28, 1927, by George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. It was a trust and administrative entity to endow and support the six institutions that George and Ellen had founded: Brookside School Cranbrook, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook School, and Kingswood School Cranbrook. It's initial mission was, "to add to and strengthen the educational and cultural facilities within the...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

Additional filters:

Collection 25
Archival Object 18
Sculpture 9
Art -- Study and teaching 7
Education 6
Architecture 5
Exhibitions 5
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Photographs 5
Scrapbooks 5
Arts and crafts movement 4
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 4
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century 4
Science museums 4
Weaving 4
Architecture, Domestic 3
Metalwork 3
Oral history 3
Tower Cottage (Cranbrook : Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Arts 2
Bookbinding 2
Ceramics 2
Church architecture 2
Cornerstone laying 2
Cranbrook Homestead (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Devices (Heraldry) 2
France -- Description and travel 2
Glass painting and staining 2
Libraries 2
Minerals 2
Music 2
Painting 2
Prohibition 2
Religion 2
Textile fabrics 2
Textiles 2
Anniversary (50th) 1
Armor 1
Art 1
Art auctions 1
Art students 1
Artists' studios 1
Automobile industry and trade 1
Automobiles 1
Ballets 1
Birds 1
Birthday parties 1
Carillon and organ music 1
Carillons 1
Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
Class reunions 1
Composition (Music) 1
Concerts 1
Cranbrook (Kent, England) 1
Design 1
Detroit News 1
Dinners and dining 1
Enrolment 1
Fairhope (Ala.) 1
Finance 1
Flags 1
Florida -- Description and travel 1
Fountains 1
Fountains of faith (Belgian Academy) 1
Furniture design 1
Gardening -- Societies, etc. 1
Gardens 1
George G. Booth birthday centennial 1
Greenhouses 1
Hemflit 1
Hospitals 1
Industrial design 1
Italy -- Description and travel 1
Jonah and the Whale 1
Kirkkonummi (Finland) 1
Library (Cranbrook House : Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Metalsmithing Studio 1
Mexico 1
Milles at Cranbrook 1
Museum visitors 1
Museums 1
New York (State) -- Description and travel 1
Newspapers -- Ownership 1
Nursery schools 1
Nursing 1
Parent meeting [1922] 1
Parties 1
Performing arts 1
Philosophy 1
Photography 1
Printing presses 1
Publications 1
Rams heads 1
Rug and carpet industry 1
Rugs 1
Saarinen House (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
School enrollment 1
Science 1
Shields 1
Signs and signboards 1
Silverwork 1
Sketchbooks & albums 1
Snowy owl crest 1
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