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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

Marianne Strengell Papers

 Collection
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

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Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
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Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Coir, Mark 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eames, Ray 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
GM Technical Center 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hammarstrom, Olav 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 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
Knoll Associates, Inc. 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Sailors, Robert David 1
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 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
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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