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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 Lower School Brookside Records

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Identifier: 2002-04
Abstract After various attempts at a school for young children in the area, the Bloomfield Hills School opened in 1922, occupying the Meeting House owned and built by George G. Booth at Lone Pine and Cranbrook Roads. With subsequent building additions by Booth and his son Henry Scripps Booth, the student body likewise grew from eight students in its first year to 101 by 1929. A private co-ed school for students in grades K-6, the school officially became Brookside School Cranbrook in 1930. Undergoing...
Dates: 1922 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1999

Saarinen Family Papers

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Identifier: 1990-08
Abstract Finnish architect, Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen was born August 20, 1873. In 1904 Saarinen married artist Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise “Loja” Gesellius (b. 1879). The Saarinen's daughter Eeva Lisa “Pipsan” was born in Helsingfors, Finland on 31 March 1905 and their son Eero was born in Kyrkslaett, Finland on 20 August 1910. In 1923 Eliel met the Detroit newspaper magnate George Gough Booth, who was to become his chief patron in America. At Booth’s invitation, Saarinen moved his practice to...
Dates: 1880 - 1989

Swanson Associates, Inc. Records

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Identifier: 2009-01
Abstract Swanson Associates, Inc., an architectural and planning firm that incorporated interior design, was established in 1947 by J. Robert F. Swanson and Pipsan Saarinen Swanson. In December 1965, it split into two affiliated companies, Swanson Associates, Inc., and Countryside Investment Corporation, which managed rental and investment assets. Pipsan was its director and the Swanson family owned its stock. In 1973, Ludwig Jorgensen negotiated the purchase of the Lone Pine Inn from the Cranbrook...
Dates: 1924 - 1982

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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Academy of Art 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
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GM Technical Center 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Suomi College 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
University of Michigan 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Antioch College 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Coir, Mark 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Denio, John P. 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Hall, Michael 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Knodel, Gerhardt 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 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, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Northern Michigan University 1
Oakland Community College 1
Öhquist, Johannes, 1861-1949 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
Slade, Roy 1
Sparre, Louis, 1863-1964 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson Associates 1
Winter, Jessie 1
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