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Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1911 - 1977

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Baldwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-02
Abstract Benjamin “Ben” Baldwin was a critically acclaimed interior designer and architect known for a sense of lyrical order and refined taste. His garden designs were as important as his interiors and reflected a philosophy, “The whole thing was to make the space beautiful.” Born in Montgomery, Ala. on March 29, 1913, Baldwin was awarded a scholarship to the Cranbrook Academy of Art, which he attended from 1938-39. While there, he worked under Eliel Saarinen in architecture and town planning, and...
Dates: 1939 - 1993

James Scripps and John McLaughlin Booth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-14
Abstract James Scripps Booth, an automobile designer, artist, and philosopher was the eldest son of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth born May 31, 1888, in the Trumbull Avenue home of his grandfather James Edmund Scripps, founder and publisher of the Detroit Evening News. He built a prototype of the Bi-Autogo and in 1913 Booth, uncle William J. Scripps and John Batterman formed the Scripps-Booth Cyclecar Company, manufacturers of small, belt-driven vehicles, the JB Rocket and the Packet....
Dates: 1907 - 1980

Noel and Isabel Buckner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-12
Abstract This collection documents a residence that was recently demolished. Designed by architect Robert Harter Snyder in 1955, the Buckner residence was a prime example of mid-century modern architecture in Michigan. Snyder, who was Head of the Architecture Department at the time, was commissioned by a former Kingswood School graduate (Isabel Wolfner Buckner) and her husband, Noel, to design a modernist residence for them on Walnut Lake at 2633 Cove Lane, West Bloomfield Township. The Buckners, who...
Dates: 1941 - 2003

Doris Corbett Papers

 Collection
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, 1939-09 - 1939-12

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 3
Collection Scope From the Collection: This collection has two main components: Ben Baldwin’s correspondence, written almost exclusively to Harry Weese, and work for his book, An Autobiography in Design. All the stages of authorship, from proposal to finished product are represented, including efforts made by his niece Shirley Young Weese to see the book to publication. Series I: Personal (1938-2000) contains letters by Ben Baldwin to Harry Weese, chiefly from 1939-1940, just after they left Cranbrook. They reflect...
Dates: Other: 1939-09 - 1939-12

Correspondence, 1940

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 4
Collection Scope From the Collection: This collection has two main components: Ben Baldwin’s correspondence, written almost exclusively to Harry Weese, and work for his book, An Autobiography in Design. All the stages of authorship, from proposal to finished product are represented, including efforts made by his niece Shirley Young Weese to see the book to publication. Series I: Personal (1938-2000) contains letters by Ben Baldwin to Harry Weese, chiefly from 1939-1940, just after they left Cranbrook. They reflect...
Dates: Other: 1940

Correspondence, 1964

 File — Container: Box 4, Folder: 3
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: 1964

Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

 Collection
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 Academy of Art, Faculty, Correspondence, 1943 - 1985

 File — Container: Box 33, Folder: 4
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: 1943 - 1985

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Art students 4
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Architecture 3
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Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 3
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Textiles 3
Architecture, Domestic 2
Ceramics 2
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Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century 2
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Anthropology 1
Arboretums 1
Archaeology 1
Artists' studios 1
Arts and crafts movement 1
Astronomy 1
Automobile industry and trade 1
Automobiles 1
Automotive drafting 1
Boathouses 1
Bookbinding 1
Botany 1
Buildings and grounds 1
By-laws 1
Chair design 1
Charles A. Wermuth House 1
Christian art and symbolism 1
Commercial law 1
Composition (Music) 1
Cranbrook Foundation Master Plan 1
Cranbrook Foundation Trust document 1
Design 1
Earth Science 1
Eero chair 1
Financial Forecasts 1
Folding loom 1
Foucault’s pendulum 1
Fountains of faith (Belgian Academy) 1
Gardens 1
Geology 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Graphic arts 1
Graphic design (Typography) 1
Grotell Court (Cranbrook Academy of Art) 1
Historic house museums 1
History 1
Industrial design 1
Interior decoration 1
Kirkkonummi (Finland) 1
Kirtland’s warbler 1
Librarians 1
Libraries 1
Library circulation and loans 1
Mastodons 1
Membership 1
Memorials 1
Mexico 1
Milles at Cranbrook 1
Minerals 1
Newspapers 1
Nursing 1
Paleontology 1
Pastels (Visual works) 1
Pharmacognosy 1
Planetariums 1
Portraits 1
Pottery 1
Psychologists 1
Recreation 1
Religion 1
Security systems 1
Sketchbooks & albums 1
Students 1
Trustees' Meeting Minutes 1
Wild flowers 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
Zoology 1
“A Case for Pluralism” 1
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