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Paul Philippe Cret papers, 1919-1931

Creator:
Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945
Subject:
Booth, Ralph
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley)
Kahn, Albert
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold
Detroit Arts Commission
Detroit Institute of Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Papers relating to Cret's position as architect of the Detroit Art Institute. Included are correspondence with Clyde H. Burroughs and Ralph H. Booth of the Detroit Arts Commission, architect Albert Kahn, art historian William H. Valentiner, and builders Bryant and Detwiler Co.; and design and construction files, 1920-1929, containing construction progress reports, memoranda, specifications, schedules, and contracts.
Citation:
Paul Philippe Cret papers, 1919-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2106-2107 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Detroit Institute of Arts Archives, Detroit, Michigan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Architect; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in France. Architect of Folger Shakespeare Library, Detroit Institute of Arts.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1980 by the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Architects
Architecture
Art historians
Art patrons
Museum directors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7548
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209708
AAA_collcode_cretpaul
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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