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Sailors, Robert David



  • Existence: 1913 - 1995

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1989 - 1992

 File — Container: Box 4, Folder: 6
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. 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 her early drawings and writings, and an illustrated story written by daughter Sandra Dusenbury at age...
Dates: 1989 - 1992

Robert David Sailors Papers

Identifier: 1995-93
Abstract During the summer of 1941, Robert Sailors studied weaving at Cranbrook Academy of Art, and in 1942, Sailors received a scholarship to attend Cranbrook where he primarily studied weaving with Marianne Strengell. In June 1944, Sailors became the Assistant Director and Instructor in the Weaving Department, a position he held for two years. During that time, he was responsible for instructing weaving students on the power loom which was installed at Cranbrook in 1945. In 1947, Sailors left...
Dates: 1989 - 1995

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