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Cranbrook Academy of Art President's Office: Roy Slade Records

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Identifier: 1995-09
Abstract Roy Slade was President of Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) and Director of the Cranbrook Art Museum (CAM) from 1977-1995. During his tenure, Saarinen House was restored, DeSalle Auditorium was constructed, the permanent collection of the Art Museum was developed, the New Studios building was planned, and new CAA faculty and staff were hired. Records from his office provide a comprehensive look at CAA, including meeting minutes, planning documents, correspondence with alumni/ae, and...
Dates: 1974 - 1995

Cranbrook Academy of Art Women's Committee

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Identifier: 1991-01
Abstract The Cranbrook Academy of Arts Women’s Committee was founded on February 11, 1966 as the social arm of the Friends of the Academy (the Museum’s new membership program). The committee’s purpose was to promote and undertake activities and projects that would further the welfare of the Academy and the Museum. Throughout nearly forty years the committee hosted numerous events, programs, and fundraising projects until disbanded in 2002. The bulk of the collection reflects primarly the Women's...
Dates: 1966 - 2006

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

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

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

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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 5
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Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 3
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Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 3
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 2
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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Eames, Ray 2
Eero Saarinen & Associates 2
GM Technical Center 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995 2
Knodel, Gerhardt 2
Knoll Associates, Inc. 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Girard, Alexander 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hall, Michael 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Michaels, Glen, 1927- 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Minoru Yamasaki and Associates 1
Moneo, José Rafael 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Roche, Kevin, 1922-2019 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Sailors, Robert David 1
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
Thomas, Richard 1
University of Michigan 1
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