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The Eccentric Newspaper Records

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Identifier: 2009-02
Abstract George H. Mitchell and Almeron Whitehead first published The Birmingham Eccentric on 2 May 1878 in Birmingham, Michigan. The four-page issue was a combination of short personal announcements and advertisements. Although both partners wrote for their paper, Whitehead took on the bulk of the writing duties. Under their leadership the paper thrived. In 1912, the two dissolved their partnership as friends leaving Mitchell as the sole publisher. In July 1919, Fred E. Van Black, a linotype...
Dates: 1930 - 2000

Jeanne Graham Papers

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Identifier: 1996-32
Abstract Jeanne (Hargreaves) Graham graduated from Kingswood School in 1957. Her parents, Jeanne Wilson Hargreaves and William B. Hargreaves also graduated from Kingswood and Cranbrook, both in 1935. Jeanne Graham's grandfather, Charles Wilson, gave the commencement speech at the 1957 Kingswood graduation ceremonies and, at the time, was the United States’ Secretary of Defense. This small collection contains papers and memorabilia from both Jeanne Graham and her parents' days as students at Cranbrook...
Dates: 1934 - 1957

Horizons-Upward Bound Records

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Identifier: 1992-15
Abstract The Horizon’s Upward Bound (HUB) program was initially established in 1965 by Cranbrook Schools as a two-phased (Summer Phase and Winter Phase) residential educational program designed to assist low-income students from the Detroit area. This grant funded program, initially run by Director Ben Snyder, offered academic and personal encouragement with the purpose of exposing children to higher education and professional career opportunities. The program was supported by grants from the Ford...
Dates: 1965 - 2000

Jack Kausch Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2002-11
Abstract John W. (Jack) Kausch (1929-2002) was a Cranbrook School ('47) and University of Michigan ('56) alum whose keen interest in photography and film led to a lucrative career as a photographer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. His first stint as a photographer for Cranbrook’s student newspaper (The Crane), and yearbook (The Brook) was the launchpad for his 34-year long career. Kausch not only owned a photographic studio in Birmingham, MI, he participated in projects organized by the likes of the Jam...
Dates: 1960 - 2001

Margueritte Kimball Papers

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Identifier: 1991-03
Abstract Margueritte Eleanor Kimball was born on October 19, 1906, in Clinton, Massachusetts. In 1942 Kimball joined the Cranbrook Academy of Art as a student and immediately began serving as the Academy's financial secretary. A beloved and respected member of the Cranbrook community, Kimball used her position to interact with and collect various materials relating to the Academy's faculty and students. Kimball retired in 1968, nevertheless spending her remaining years in Boston as an exhibiting...
Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1941-1996; undated

Wallace MacMahon Mitchell Papers

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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

S. Glen Paulsen Papers

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Identifier: 1991-25
Abstract Serenus Glen Paulsen attended the University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Art from 1938 to 1942, then spent three years in the military under commanding officer, Marshall Fredericks (a sculptor). After the war, he received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Fine Arts, followed by a Master of Architecture and City Planning from the Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. Paulsen worked for several firms, including Eero Saarinen and...
Dates: 1940 - 1990

Melvyn Maxwell and Sara Evelyn Smith Papers

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Identifier: 2017-10
Abstract Melvyn Maxwell Smith (1914-1984) was born on March 12, 1914, in Detroit, Michigan, into an orthodox Jewish family. After graduating from Wayne State University’s College of Education. Smith took a teaching position at Detroit’s Cody High School where he also established the Comet yearbook. He was also part owner of G.G. & S. Realty, which later became G.G. & W. Sara Evelyn Stein (1907-2005), a kindergarten teacher was born in 1907, in South Fork, Pennsylvania into an orthodox Jewish...
Dates: 1908 - 2017

William Oliver Stevens Papers

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Identifier: 1995-90
Abstract William Oliver Stevens was headmaster of Cranbrook School from 1927-1935. These documents consist of office records in the form of correspondence, carbon copies, and drafts from William O. Stevens, first headmaster of Cranbrook School. Additionally, there is correspondence after his tenure at Cranbrook, but concerning Cranbrook masters, other employees, and alumni is included. Some black and white photographs are appended to alumni, faculty and student documents. The bulk of the collection...
Dates: 1927 - 1935

Wilderness Expedition Press Coverage Records

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Identifier: 1996-02
Abstract

The Wilderness Expedition which began in 1970, was designed as a yearly outdoor excursion for sophomore students at the Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School. In 1993, a blizzard struck the Great Smokey Mountains National Forrest leaving one-hundred and seventeen Cranbrook faculty and students trapped for nearly four days. The collection comprises of clippings from over 80 national newspapers covering the event.

Dates: 1993

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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 6
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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 4
Cranbrook Schools 4
Detroit Institute of Arts 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 4
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 4
Slade, Roy 4
University of Michigan 4
Bertoia, Harry 3
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 3
Croze, Harvey 3
Eames, Charles 3
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 3
Bauder, Lillian 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Eero Saarinen & Associates 2
Hammarstrom, Olav 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 2
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Knodel, Gerhardt 2
Martin, Dan M. 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Thomas, Richard 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Birmingham Eccentric (Newspaper) 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Denio, John P. 1
Detroit Public Schools 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Ray 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fuller, Donald 1
GM Technical Center 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Girard, Alexander 1
Graham, Jeanne 1
Hall, Michael 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Horizons-Upward Bound 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
Kausch, Jack 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Knoll Associates, Inc. 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
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