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Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

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Identifier: 1981-04
Abstract Kate Agnes Thompson married Frank Latham Bromley on May 2, 1900, in Detroit. They moved to Bloomfield Hills and, as neighbors, became ensconced in the Cranbrook community. Kate’s personal interests centered in the arts, and she became very good friends with Carl and Olga Milles, as well as with other Cranbrook personalities. The collection consists of photocopies of excerpts from the diaries of Kate Thompson Bromley. The diary entries document Bromley’s association with Cranbrook...
Dates: 1916 - 1955

Doris Corbett Papers

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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

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

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Identifier: 1981-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Foundation was established on November 28, 1927, by George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. It was a trust and administrative entity to endow and support the six institutions that George and Ellen had founded: Brookside School Cranbrook, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook School, and Kingswood School Cranbrook. It's initial mission was, "to add to and strengthen the educational and cultural facilities within the...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

Marianne Strengell Papers

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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

Saarinen Family Papers

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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

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Maroti, Geza 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 4
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 4
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 3
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Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 3
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 3
Booth, Carolyn Farr 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Foundation 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Eames, Charles 2
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
GM Technical Center 2
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bromley, Kate Thompson 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Coir, Mark 1
Corbett, Doris 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Eames, Ray 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Hammarstrom, Olav 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Knoll Associates, Inc. 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Öhquist, Johannes, 1861-1949 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Sailors, Robert David 1
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 1
Scripps, Harriet Josephine Messinger, 1838-1933 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
Slade, Roy 1
Sparre, Louis, 1863-1964 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Suomi College 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
University of Michigan 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
Winter, Jessie 1
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