Main Image: A yard area with tables, benches, and statues
Princeton Poster# 7827
Issued by: The Art Alliance of America; War Camp Community Service, Unit No. 16
Issued for: Art Alliance Rest Club
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Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Correspondence relating primarily to the Cranbrook Academy and Cranbrook School, and some to the Detroit School of Design, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Art Alliance of America, and the American Federation of Arts; a history of Cranbrook by Booth; a diary and visitors' book; Booth's proposal for an Academy of Art and one for the reorganization of the Cranbrook Foundation; a history of the Cranbrook Press; biographical data on the Booth family; addresses by Booth; material relating to the League to Enforce Peace and the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts; and ca. 100 letters of Carl Milles, resident artist at Cranbrook.
Biographical / Historical:
Publisher, art administrator, art patron, founder of Cranbrook Academy, 1932; Detroit, Mich. Died 1949. Booth was president of the Detroit School of Design which was absorbed by the Detroit Museum of Art. The Detroit Museum of Art subsequently became the Detroit Institute of Art. Booth bought his estate in 1904 calling it Cranbrook, a family name. In 1932 he established it as the Cranbrook Academy and named Finnish-born architect, Eliel Saarinen, president.
Lent 1974 by Henry Booth, descendant of George G. Booth.
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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A brochure describing the plan to build a headquarters for New York City's many disparate art organizations. The cooperating organizations are listed: American Institute of Graphic Arts; Art Alliance of America; Louis C. Tiffany Foundation; National Society of Craftsmen; Pictorial Photographers of America; Society of Illustrators; and Society of Jewelry Designers.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York, [ca. 1920]
Final page lists executive committee: Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock, David P. Hughes, and Heyworth Campbell.
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