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Carl Magnusson Collection of Astrid Sampe Correspondence

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Identifier: 2008-09
Abstract Astrid Sampe studied at the Higher Industrial Art School of Stockholm and as an exchange student at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her career spanned many decades starting in 1935, and encompassed being head of Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), being appointed "Royal Designer, Hon.RDI of the Royal Society of Arts and, in 1951, wove the first fiberglass fabrics. Eero Saarinen and Astrid Sampe had a personal relationship in the early 1950s, as documented in his correspondence to her. These letters...
Dates: 1951 - 1956

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

Katherine and Michael McCoy Papers

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Identifier: 1995-01
Abstract Katherine and Michael McCoy were instructors and co-chairs of the Cranbrook Academy of Art Design Department from 1971 to 1994. Michael McCoy, born on September 16, 1944, is an award winning American industrial designer and educator. Katherine McCoy (nee Braden), born October 12, 1945, is an award winning American graphic designer, educator, and design consultant. In 1972 Katherine and Michael founded the design studio McCoy & McCoy Associates where their clients included Knoll...
Dates: circa 1971-1995; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1995

Ralph Rapson Papers

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Identifier: 2012-01
Abstract Ralph Rapson, born on September 13, 1914, in Alma, Michigan, won a scholarship to the University of Michigan's College of Architecture in 1935. Admitted to the Phi Kappa Phi Society in 1938, he was encouraged to apply for the George G. Booth Travelling Fellowship in Architecture. He did not receive the fellowship but his submission impressed Eliel Saarinen, who offered Rapson a scholarship to attend the Academy of Art, where he helped Saarinen on a planning project for the State Capitol...
Dates: 1935 - 1954

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

Astrid Sampe Collection of Eero Saarinen Correspondence

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Identifier: 1995-87
Abstract Astrid Sampe studied at the Higher Industrial Art School of Stockholm and as an exchange student at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her career spanned many decades starting in 1935, and encompassed being head of Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), being appointed "Royal Designer, Hon.RDI of the Royal Society of Arts and, in 1951, wove the first fiberglass fabrics. This collection comprises correspondence reflecting the romantic attachment between Eero Saarinen and Astrid Sampe, as well as her role...
Dates: 1948 - 1960

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Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 5
Cranbrook Academy of Art 4
Eames, Charles 4
GM Technical Center 4
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 4
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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Hammarstrom, Olav 3
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 3
Knoll, Hans, 1914-1955 3
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 3
University of Michigan 3
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 3
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 2
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Slade, Roy 2
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-1981 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Dow, Alden B., 1904-1983 1
Eames, Ray 1
Eero Saarinen & Associates 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Girard, Alexander 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Hudnut, Joseph, 1886-1968 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 1
Keck, George Fred, 1895-1980 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McCoy, Katherine, 1945- 1
McCoy, Michael 1
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969 1
Minoru Yamasaki and Associates 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946 1
Nowicki, M. S. 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Rapson, Ralph, 1914-2008 1
Roche, Kevin, 1922-2019 1
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Sailors, Robert David 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
University of Minnesota 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
Wurster, William Wilson 1
Yale University 1
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