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Correspondence, Seventieth birthday celebration, 1945

 File — Container: Box 2, Folder: 4

Collection Scope

From the Collection:

SERIES I: Biographical contains materials related to the life of Carl Milles and includes correspondence and legal information. Of special note is Milles’ correspondence with Tony Rosenthal and Douglas Froeb which include Milles’ thoughts on spirituality and philosophy.

SERIES II: Art Work contains documents relating to the art work of Carl Milles and includes his notes on his works, lists of holdings of his work at Cranbrook, and a photocopied scrapbook concerning the Aloe Memorial Plaza.

SERIES III: Publications contains publications and some clippings about Carl Milles as well as catalogs of exhibitions. Of special note are an unknown magazine clipping and an article by Luc Willink concerning Cranbrook Foundation and George Gough Booth.

SERIES IV: Events includes documents relating to events in Milles’ life including his seventieth birthday celebration and his informal speech given at Kingswood School.

SERIES V: Realia consists of a pouch belonging to Carl Milles. It is not known at this time what the pouch was used for.


  • 1945


Access to the collection is unrestricted.


From the Collection: .6 Linear Feet (2 MS)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository