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Doris Corbett Papers

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

Wallace MacMahon Mitchell Papers

Identifier: 1990-21
Abstract Wallace McMahon Mitchell was born on October 9, 1911 in Detroit, Michigan to Arthur Z. and Edith McMahon Mitchell. He was a respected painter, textile designer, geometric abstractionist, and a Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) graduate student (’35). He later served at the Academy as a painting, and arts and crafts instructor; registrar; director; and then president until his death in 1977. The collection contains the papers of Mitchell and his family during his years at Cranbrook. Included are...
Dates: 1934 - 1980

Saarinen-Swanson Reunion Records

Identifier: 2001-14
Abstract Eliel Saarinen, along with his wife Loja, son Eero, daughter Pipsan, and son-in-law J. Robert F. Swanson, founded a creative tradition at Cranbrook that endures to this day. The Saarinens' fame and design philosophies attracted many of the brightest talents in the architectural, design, and planning fields to study at Cranbrook or to work for their businesses --- known variously as Saarinen and Swanson; Saarinen and Saarinen; Saarinen, Swanson, and Saarinen; Swanson Associates; and Eero...
Dates: 1995 - 2001

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Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Roche, Kevin, 1922-2019 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Allen, Maurice B. 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bauder, Lillian 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Corbett, Doris 1
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Eames, Ray 1
Eero Saarinen & Associates 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goldman, Jack M. 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995 1
Korab, Balthazar 1
Lawrence Technological University 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
Michaels, Glen, 1927- 1
Minoru Yamasaki and Associates 1
Nowicki, M. S. 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Rapson, Ralph, 1914-2008 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Scripps, Harriet Josephine Messinger, 1838-1933 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 1
Slade, Roy 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Swanson, Robert Saarinen 1
Thomas, Richard 1
Torre, Susana 1
University of Michigan 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
de Forest, Claude 1
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