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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

Carl Magnusson Collection of Astrid Sampe Correspondence

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Identifier: 2008-09
Abstract Astrid Sampe studied at the Higher Industrial Art School of Stockholm and as an exchange student at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Her career spanned many decades starting in 1935, and encompassed being head of Nordiska Kompaniet (NK), being appointed "Royal Designer, Hon.RDI of the Royal Society of Arts and, in 1951, wove the first fiberglass fabrics. Eero Saarinen and Astrid Sampe had a personal relationship in the early 1950s, as documented in his correspondence to her. These letters...
Dates: 1951 - 1956

Marianne Strengell Papers

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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

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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Cranbrook Academy of Art 3
GM Technical Center 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 2
Bertoia, Harry 2
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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Knoll Associates, Inc. 2
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Sampe, Astrid, 1909-2002 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 2
American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Decorators 1
Barbour, William T. 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
Coir, Mark 1
Cranbrook Educational Community 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 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
Eastern Michigan University 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hammarstrom, Olav 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
Knoll, Hans, 1914-1955 1
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Michigan State University 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
Sailors, Robert David 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sethna, Nelly H., 1932- 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
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson Associates 1
Swanson, Ronald 1
University of Michigan 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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