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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

Robert David Sailors Papers

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Identifier: 1995-93
Abstract During the summer of 1941, Robert Sailors studied weaving at Cranbrook Academy of Art, and in 1942, Sailors received a scholarship to attend Cranbrook where he primarily studied weaving with Marianne Strengell. In June 1944, Sailors became the Assistant Director and Instructor in the Weaving Department, a position he held for two years. During that time, he was responsible for instructing weaving students on the power loom which was installed at Cranbrook in 1945. In 1947, Sailors left...
Dates: 1989 - 1995

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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Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 3
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 2
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
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Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Decorators 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Ellen Warren 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Brookside School 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 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
Eastern Michigan University 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
GM Technical Center 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
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
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
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Oakland Community College 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, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972 1
Sailors, Robert David 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
University of Michigan 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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