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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Corina Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-02
Abstract After receiving her BA in Painting and Printmaking from San Diego State University in 2007, Corina Reynolds apprenticed at Brighton Press in San Diego, a fine art book press founded by William (Bill) Kelly, and learned a great deal about fine letterpress printing and bookbinding. From 2009-2011 Reynolds studied under Mark Newport at Cranbrook Academy of Art, receiving her MFA in May 2011. During her time at the Art Academy, she began to further explore performance, video, and interactive works...
Dates: 2010 - 2011

Edwin C. “Ted” Rust Collection of Carl Milles Correspondence

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Identifier: 2014-09
Abstract In the summer of 1935 Ted Rust attended the Cranbrook Academy of Art as a sculpture student, studying under Carl Milles. This collection of eight letters complements the collection of Milles’ correspondence. Milles, a prolific letter writer, often corresponded with students and remained friends with them for years after they left Cranbrook. These eight letters are typical and reflect Milles’ views on life, art, philosophy, and world politics.
Dates: 1935 - 1940

Melvyn Maxwell and Sara Evelyn Smith Papers

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Identifier: 2017-10
Abstract Melvyn Maxwell Smith (1914-1984) was born on March 12, 1914, in Detroit, Michigan, into an orthodox Jewish family. After graduating from Wayne State University’s College of Education. Smith took a teaching position at Detroit’s Cody High School where he also established the Comet yearbook. He was also part owner of G.G. & S. Realty, which later became G.G. & W. Sara Evelyn Stein (1907-2005), a kindergarten teacher was born in 1907, in South Fork, Pennsylvania into an orthodox Jewish...
Dates: 1908 - 2017

Jayne Van Alstyne Papers

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Identifier: 1990-51
Abstract Martha Jayne Van Alstyne (1923-2015), a Cranbrook Academy of Art alumna was an artist, educator, and industrial designer. Some of her most notable accomplishments include assisting in the development of Michigan State University’s first Industrial Design Program (Landscape Architecture School); developing the Interior, and Industrial Design programs at Montana State University; and assisting in the design of General Motors’ (GM) Kitchen of Tomorrow project. Van Alstyne also holds several...
Dates: 1947 - 1994

Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel Papers

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Identifier: 1999-10
Abstract Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel was the only daughter of Ralph Harman Booth and Myrtle Mary Batterman Booth. Ralph Harman Booth was a cofounder of Booth Newspapers and a brother of George Gough Booth, founder of Cranbrook. As President of the Detroit Museum of Art and of the Detroit Arts Commission, Booth was responsible for the creation of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and served as the Institute's director as well as a member of its board of directors. Virginia Booth married William Dickerman...
Dates: 1990 - 1998