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Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Bach, Oscar Bruno  Search this
Booth, George G. (George Gough)  Search this
Billington, Cecil  Search this
Bradford, Francis Scott  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon  Search this
Childs, M. W.  Search this
Gimpel, René  Search this
Kahn, Albert  Search this
Karbel, Mario  Search this
Kirk, Arthur Neville  Search this
Kirshmayer, I.  Search this
Lorch, Emil  Search this
Lyle, John M. (John McIntosh)  Search this
McEwen, Katherine  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Player, Cyril Arthur  Search this
Scripps family  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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.
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.
Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 1053 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Cranbrook Foundation, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Cranbrook Foundation.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art