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George Gough Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1981-01
Abstract The collection documents the life and work of George Gough Booth, a renowned advocate of the arts, and a great philanthropist whose crowning achievement was the establishment of Cranbrook Educational Community. He was also one of the nation's leading newspapermen in the first half of this century. It includes biographical materials including legal documents, travel itineraries, talks and writings, and the financial and business records of the Cranbrook Press. It documents his working life...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

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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Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
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Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
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Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
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James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Oakland Community College 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
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Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
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