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Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960

Creator:
Cranbrook Foundation
Subject:
Bach, Oscar Bruno
Billington, Cecil
Booth, George G. (George Gough)
Bradford, Francis Scott
Cheney, Sheldon
Childs, M. W.
Gimpel, René
Kahn, Albert
Karbel, Mario
Kirk, Arthur Neville
Kirshmayer, I.
Lorch, Emil
Lyle, John M. (John McIntosh),
McEwen, Katherine
Milles, Carl
Player, Cyril Arthur
Scripps family
American Federation of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
640 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence; financial records; a draft of a proposed publication about Cranbrook; letters regarding a biography of founder, George G. Booth, and of the Scripps family; miscellaneous items, including an address by George Booth to the Cranbrook School; and clippings. Among the individual correspondents are Albert Kahn, M. W. Childs, Emil Lorch, Oscar Bach, Mario Karbel, Francis Scott Bradford, Jr., Katherine McEwen, I. Kirshmayer, René Gimpel, Sheldon Cheney, Carl Milles, John M. Lyle, Cecil Billington, Cyril Arthur Player, and Arthur Neville Kirk. Organizations figuring in the correspondence include the American Federation of Arts, the Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit, the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Citation:
Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1053 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Cranbrook Foundation, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Cranbrook Foundation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Financial records
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7538
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209697
AAA_collcode_cranfoun
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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