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Robert Hall Merrill Papers

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Identifier: 2016-03
Abstract Robert Hall Merrill was a Trustee of the Cranbrook Institute of Science (1944-1953). He was also a Consultant to the Anthropology Department (1948-1949) and on the Research Committee (1949-1952). Born on January 18, 1881, in Grand Rapids, Michigan,he graduated from the University of Michigan in 1902 with a BA in Engineering. He worked for the U.S. Department of Rivers and Harbors and the New York State of Court Claims, where he became interested in China's Grand Canal project. He relocated...
Dates: 1930 - 1952

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

Walter P. Nickell Papers

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Identifier: 1998-28
Abstract Walter Prine Nickell was invited to join Cranbrook Institute of Science as an Assistant in Education in 1935 by four trustees who had seen one of his exhibits and heard him lecture. He later became an Associate Naturalist. He published 75 papers on birds, and traveled extensively, taking motion and still photography for field studies on birds, caves, rocks, minerals, and fossils in 47 states, 5 Canadian Provinces, Mexico and British Honduras. He was granted the honorary degree, Doctor of...
Dates: 1938 - 1988

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

Lee A. White Papers

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Identifier: 1979-02
Abstract Lee A White was a journalist, working for the Detroit News from 1911 until his retirement in 1952, except between 1914-1917, when he was an associate professor and chairman of the journalism department at the University of Washington. He developed a close relationship with George G. Booth, serving as his Editorial Secretary and, from 1936, he also served as Chief Librarian for the newspaper, and became its first Director of Public Relations. He served as Director of Cranbrook School for 20...
Dates: 1926 - 1958

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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 10
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Cranbrook Institute of Science 10
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 9
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Cranbrook Academy of Art 8
Cranbrook Foundation 7
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 7
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 7
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 6
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 6
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 5
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 5
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 5
Bertoia, Harry 4
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 4
Buckberrough, John 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Cranbrook Press 4
Detroit Institute of Arts 4
Eames, Charles 4
Frayer, William Alley 4
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 4
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 4
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 4
Saarinen, Loja 4
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 4
University of Michigan 4
Winter, Jessie 4
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
Slade, Roy 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Thomas, Richard 3
Vettraino, Dominick 3
White, Lee A., 1886- 3
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Carmel, James H., 1919-2016 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Ford Motor Company 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Hammarstrom, Olav 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Nickell, Walter P. 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 2
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cain, Stanley A. (Stanley Adair), 1902-1995 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Colburn, William 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Church of England Primary School (Cranbrook, Kent, England) 1
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 1
Curtis, Roswell G. 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Eames, Ray 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Eero Saarinen & Associates 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
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