Letter from Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, first president of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, encouraging Strengell to teach at Cranbrook, March 28, 1931 (in Swedish). He wrote: "I think you would be happy here and that you would have plenty to do." The Cranbook Academy was formally founded in 1932.
Eliel Saarinen to Marianne Strengell, 1931 Mar. 28. Marianne Strengell papers, 1904-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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