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Benjamin Baldwin Papers

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Identifier: 2006-02
Abstract Benjamin “Ben” Baldwin was a critically acclaimed interior designer and architect known for a sense of lyrical order and refined taste. His garden designs were as important as his interiors and reflected a philosophy, “The whole thing was to make the space beautiful.” Born in Montgomery, Ala. on March 29, 1913, Baldwin was awarded a scholarship to the Cranbrook Academy of Art, which he attended from 1938-39. While there, he worked under Eliel Saarinen in architecture and town planning, and...
Dates: 1939 - 1993

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

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Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
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
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 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
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eames, Ray 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 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
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 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
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 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
Rapson, Ralph, 1914-2008 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 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, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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