Series 2: Early Career, circa 1954-1972
Scope and Contents
Contains Isaacs’ early designs and promotional papers for Ken Isaacs Ltd, and records related to his temporally overlapping projects of building Microhouses at Groveland, Illinois, his tenure as contributing editor for Popular Science magazine (1967-1972), and the creation of his first book, Culture Breakers, Alternatives & Other Numbers (1970). The Groveland Subseries includes some press correspondence. The Popular Science Subseries includes article drafts and published copies, as well as internal magazine correspondence and letters from Isaacs' readers.
- circa 1954-1972
Access to the collection is largely unrestricted. Some educational records containing student information may be restricted or provided as a redacted copy at the archives' discretion.
From the Collection: 46.1 Linear Feet ((75 MS, 17 OS, 10 SB) 6 OS folders, 1 reel, 1 object) : The reel is one film. The unboxed object is a desktop tool chest.
From the Collection: 6.09 Gigabytes (133 files) : Files consist of 12 MP3s, 113 JPEGs, 6 VOBs, 1 PDF and 1 MOV.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: Isaacs, Ken (Person)
Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository