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Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

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Identifier: 1981-09
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. The Academy functioned as a department under the Cranbrook Foundation and included painting, architecture, sculpture, ceramics and decorative design. The first Academy students were taken in early 1930. Eliel Saarinen was the first President (1932-1946). In 1942, with the opening of the Museum and Library, the Academy became an...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1973

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

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

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Identifier: 1981-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Foundation was established on November 28, 1927, by George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. It was a trust and administrative entity to endow and support the six institutions that George and Ellen had founded: Brookside School Cranbrook, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook School, and Kingswood School Cranbrook. It's initial mission was, "to add to and strengthen the educational and cultural facilities within the...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

Cranbrook Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2020-03
Abstract Cranbrook history dates back to 1904 when George and Ellen Booth purchased land in Bloomfield Hills, MI for their home. The next five decades saw the majority of this land transformed into an educational, artistic, and scientific community. In the early 1970s, a major reorganzition created the Cranbrook Educational Community. More than a century later, in 2021, this Community comprises five program areas: Cranbrook Schools, Cranbrook Art Academy, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of...
Dates: circa 1830-; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1970

J. Robert F. and Pipsan Saarinen Swanson Papers

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Identifier: 1990-01
Abstract Jons Robert (Bob) Ferdinand Swanson (1900-1981) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Architecture in 1924, where he had and become friends with Henry Scripps Booth. In 1924, they established the architectural firm, Swanson and Booth. In 1927, the partnership dissolved and Bob established his own practice. Eva Lisa (Pipsan) Saarinen (1905-1979), daughter of Eliel and Loja Saarinen, studied weaving, ceramics, and fabric design at University of Helskini. She married Bob in 1926...
Dates: 1900 - 1983

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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 3
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Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
University of Michigan 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Decorators 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 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
Cooper, Harriet 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fuller, Donald 1
GM Technical Center 1
Hall, Michael 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Knodel, Gerhardt 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Munroe, Joseph 1
Oakland Community College 1
Packard, James 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
Slade, Roy 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Swanson Associates 1
Thomas, Richard 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
White, Lee A., 1886- 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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