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Saarinen, Loja

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1879 - 1968

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Cranbrook Journal, Summer 2000

 Item — Container: Volume 16 Number 3
Collection Scope From the Collection: CEC Publications comprises eight serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Ranging from staff newsletters to community magazines, they feature a variety of topics covering all Cranbrook Institutions. With the exception of the Annual Reports, which continued electronically, all titles have ceased publication.SERIES I: Annual Reports (1980-2005)SERIES II: Construction Dispatch (1992-2000) SERIES...
Dates: Summer 2000

General, 1943 - 1985

 File — Container: Box 4, Folder: 9
Collection Scope From the Collection: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, photographs, early writings of Strengell and published works of her father, Gustaf Strengell, textile samples and her work in the Philippines. Together they document Strengell’s life as a weaver, teacher, photographer, artist, mother and wife. SERIES I: Personal (1620-1998) contains materials relating to Strengell’s family, specifically several works by her father, Gustaf Strengell, in Finnish. In addition there are notebooks of...
Dates: 1943 - 1985

Ann Jonasson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-15
Abstract In 1952, Loja Saarinen donated a half size May Festival tapestry to the new school in the village of Bobäck, less than a mile from Hvitträsk. The tapestry depicts the center square of the tapestry which hangs in the Dining Room at Kingswood School. The tapestry remained in the school for more than 60 years until the school underwent a major reconstruction project leaving no space for the tapestry. A village association decided to instigate a ‘Save the tapestry of Loja Saarinen’ project with...
Dates: 2011 - 2013

Carl Magnusson Collection of Astrid Sampe Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-09
Abstract Astrid Sampe studied at the Higher Industrial Art School of Stockholm and as an exchange student at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her career spanned many decades starting in 1935, and encompassed being head of Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), being appointed "Royal Designer, Hon.RDI of the Royal Society of Arts and, in 1951, wove the first fiberglass fabrics. Eero Saarinen and Astrid Sampe had a personal relationship in the early 1950s, as documented in his correspondence to her. These letters...
Dates: 1951 - 1956

Marianne Strengell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-07
Abstract Marianne Strengell, daughter of Finnish architect Gustaf Strengell and interior designer Anna Wegelius. Prior to becoming an instructor at Cranbrook in 1937 on Eliel Saarinen's invitation, Strengell held several positions in Scandinavia, designing rugs, textiles and interiors. In 1942, when Loja Saarinen retired, Strengell replaced her as head of the Department of Weaving and Textile Design. She developed a curriculum that emphasized weave structure, versus the more pictorial imagery used by...
Dates: 1620 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1995

Maurine Montgomery Gibbs , 1998

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 47
Collection Scope From the Collection: The Bob Yares Records document the many evolving duties performed by him and other Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) staff members, from the 1970s into the 2000s. This collection also provides information about the Academy's role within the Cranbrook Educational Community, with the region's cultural institutions and in the art world.Materials from the 1990s and 2000s become more general to the Academy with less evidence of Yares himself. The Art Museum is also represented less in...
Dates: 1998

Saarinen, Eliel, 1934-1946

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 33
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: 1934-1946

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

Saarinen, Loja, circa 1925-1943

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 34
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: circa 1925-1943

Scrapbooks, undated

 File — Container: Box 1, Item: 1
Collection Scope From the Collection: The scrapbooks contain news clippings and photographs of Margaret Biggar and Eloise Hooker and their work as metalsmiths. There are also clippings on resident artists and the art studios at Cranbrook Academy of Art, including Kirk, Eschmann, Fredericks, Milles, the weaving studio and the Cranbrook Press. There are some photographs of Biggar and Kirk in the CAA studio. Additional clippings relate to Fairhope residents, fellow artists and friends, as well as the obituary notices...
Dates: undated