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Cranbrook Institute of Science Director’s Office Records

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Identifier: 1990-31
Abstract Cranbrook Institute of Science is a nationally recognized natural history and science museum primarily serving Michigan and the Great Lakes region. It seeks to interest and educate people of all ages about nature, science and humankind through its exhibits, education, collection, research, and public programs. The Institute is a division of Cranbrook Educational Community, beginning, as do all Cranbrook institutions, with the vision and generosity of George Gough Booth. Originally...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

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

John Macdougall Pratt Papers

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Identifier: 1981-21
Abstract John Macdougall Pratt was an Associate Professor of Architecture at Auburn University in Alabama. He obtained his PhD in the History of Architecture from Cornell University, in which he focused on the influence of Eliel Saarinen’s teachings at Cranbrook Academy of Art as his subject matter. His research was based on interviews with former students of Eliel Saarinen. Concurrent research by various scholars for the exhibition and catalog for “Design in America: The Cranbrook Vision 1925-1950.”...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

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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Eames, Charles 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
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GM Technical Center 2
Hammarstrom, Olav 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Knoll Associates, Inc. 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Cain, Stanley A. (Stanley Adair), 1902-1995 1
Carmel, James H., 1919-2016 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Coir, Mark 1
Colburn, William 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Eames, Ray 1
Eero Saarinen & Associates 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Goodall, Jane, 1934- 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Lawrence Technological University 1
Levin, Carl, 1934-2021 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McCoy, Katherine, 1945- 1
McCoy, Michael 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Minoru Yamasaki and Associates 1
Nickell, Walter P. 1
Oakland Community College 1
Pallasmaa, Juhani 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Pratt, John Macdougall 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Sailors, Robert David 1
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 1
Skillman Foundation 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 1
University of Michigan 1
W.K. Kellogg Foundation 1
Wayne State University 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
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