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Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Gardens

Collection Creator:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection
Identifier:
AAG.DRU, File MI030
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Ken Druse garden photography collection
Ken Druse garden photography collection / Series 1: Garden Images by Site / United States of America / 1.17: Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb614317c67-0420-476e-9329-ba073e571761
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-dru-ref623

Bloomfield Hills -- Mackle Garden

Collection Creator:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection
Identifier:
AAG.DRU, File MI106
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Ken Druse garden photography collection
Ken Druse garden photography collection / Series 1: Garden Images by Site / United States of America / 1.17: Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6cc2f5162-bee3-41bc-b589-fd8919a4660c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-dru-ref628

Bloomfield Hills -- Malarney Garden

Collection Creator:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection
Identifier:
AAG.DRU, File MI107
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Ken Druse garden photography collection
Ken Druse garden photography collection / Series 1: Garden Images by Site / United States of America / 1.17: Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6598e747a-4eae-4e7d-82b1-9d2d4a0753bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-dru-ref629

Bloomfield Hills -- Shea Garden

Collection Creator:
Druse, Kenneth  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection
Identifier:
AAG.DRU, File MI112
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Ken Druse garden photography collection
Ken Druse garden photography collection / Series 1: Garden Images by Site / United States of America / 1.17: Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6dd629133-6154-4d52-9c76-43008871d2a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-dru-ref634

Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Gardens

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MI030
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb676b4589c-2e6f-4a06-85dc-8c716e16aa54
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref31926

Bloomfield Hills -- Brier Bank

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MI004
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6a989858b-b689-48c6-8fd0-964bd2b3d0f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref8577

Brier Bank

Creator:
Barbour, William H., Mrs  Search this
Michigan Garden Clubs  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Michigan -- Bloomfield Hills
United States of America -- Michigan -- Oakland County -- Bloomfield Hills
Date:
1926
General:
Historic plate number: "5."
Historic plate caption: "Mrs. William T. Barbour."
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Flagstone  Search this
Walls, brick  Search this
Containers  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Tables  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Conifers  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MI004001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Michigan / MI004: Bloomfield Hills -- Brier Bank
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d2c4da49-dfd8-4f82-a3fd-650857f28142
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref8622

Bloomfield Hills -- Klingensmith Garden

Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, File MI018
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69c5baff7-2fc6-4dd5-8624-f42d45238676
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref4155

Klingensmith Garden

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Landscape architect:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Owner:
Klingensmith, E. L.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Sears & Wendell  Search this
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (black-and-white, 8 X 10 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Michigan -- Bloomfield Hills
United States of America -- Michigan -- Oakland County -- Bloomfield Hills
Date:
[between 1900 and 1929]
General:
On the glass slide is John Haworth Company, 1020 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA. Eastman Kodak Company.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Perspective drawings  Search this
Houses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item MI018001
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Michigan / MI018: Bloomfield Hills -- Klingensmith Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb61f38a5e8-253f-4089-ab4e-daff7e262192
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref5449

Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Gardens

Collection Photographer:
Heath, Brent, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1999
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Brent Heath Garden Photography Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.HEA, File MI030
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Brent Heath Garden Photography collection
Brent Heath Garden Photography collection / United States Gardens / Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6bebc7f92-c962-4654-942d-0338eb2e3265
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-hea-ref909

Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation

Owner:
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, File MI085
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American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb67f5391e7-e3e5-478c-8131-59cfb88986e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1891

Proposed Greenhouse

Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing
Container:
Map-folder 5B
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1949
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, Item MI085001
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American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan / MI085: Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb67aa255b3-40ff-4fbd-8da2-ab3aa3bc791f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1892

Proposed Greenhouse

Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing
Container:
Map-folder 4D
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, Item MI085002
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American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan / MI085: Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b2db1823-9443-4e62-963d-5888f1edf89e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1893

Proposed Greenhouse

Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing
Container:
Map-folder 5B
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, Item MI085002-pt1
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American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan / MI085: Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6acf37593-732b-4c6b-8d47-8b357d027985
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1894

Masonry Plan

Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing
Container:
Map-folder 4D
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, Item MI085003
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American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan / MI085: Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d6d846ee-b215-4d5a-af22-ed936d0bb505
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1895

Masonry Plan, Revised

Collection Creator:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (blueprint)
Container:
Map-folder 5B
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1950
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company Architectural Drawings Collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MON, Item MI085003-pt1
See more items in:
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection
American-Moninger Greenhouse Manufacturing Company architectural drawings collection / Michigan / MI085: Bloomfield Hills -- Cranbrook Foundation
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d035da71-7150-4c35-bcf6-a98a456c50f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mon-ref1896

Margueritte Kimball papers relating to the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1929-1996

Creator:
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995  Search this
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995  Search this
Subject:
Booth, Henry Scripps  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Drawings
Topic:
American studio craft movement  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6384
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215348
AAA_collcode_kimbmarg
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215348

Margueritte Kimball papers relating to the Cranbrook Academy of Art

Creator:
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)  Search this
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Drawings
Date:
1929-1996
Summary:
The papers of Margueritte Kimball, financial secretary of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1996. The collection documents the school's history through organization files collected by Kimball in her capacity as secretary, and printed material recording events at the academy.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Margueritte Kimball, financial secretary of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1929 to 1996. The collection documents the school's history through organization files collected by Kimball in her capacity as secretary, and printed material recording events at the academy.

Organization files consist of correspondence, a file on Cranbrook's history which includes a letter from Henry Scripps Booth discussing Eliel Saarinen's association with the school, faculty and staff position charts, snapshots of people and events at the school, student rosters, Kingswood School Cranbrook yearbooks, and a sound recording of an interview with Kimball conducted by Ragnhild Reingardt. Printed materials consist of school catalogs, exhibition and sales catalogs and announcements, journals and magazines, and chronological files of mixed printed materials.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series.

Series 1: Organization Files, 1943-1996 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1, OV 4)

Series 2: Printed Materials, 1929-1993 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-3, OVs 4-5)
Biographical / Historical:
Margueritte Kimball (1906-1995) was a student at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and served as the school's financial secretary for 26 years.

Born in Clinton, Massachusetts, Kimball graduated from Bryant and Stratton Commercial College in Boston and later took drawing classes at the Copley Society Studio. In 1941, Kimball traveled to Michigan where she visited Cranbrook, an educational complex consisting of several schools including the Cranbrook Academy of Art. She was accepted to the Academy after showing her drawings to the head of the painting department. In 1942 she began attending classes and embarked on her long career as the Academy's financial secretary. Kimball did not graduate from the school, but received an honorary degree on retirement, after which she returned to the Boston area where she died in 1995.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives of American Art is an interview with Margueritte Kimball conducted on March 10-April 13, 1993 by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art, regarding her years at the Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Margueritte Kimball in 1993. The 107 snapshots of people and events at Cranbrook were donated by John Lorence in 1993, who received them from Kimball.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Administrators -- Michigan -- Bloomfield Hills  Search this
Topic:
American studio craft movement  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Drawings
Citation:
Margueritte Kimball papers relating to the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1929-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kimbmarg
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Margueritte Kimball papers relating to the Cranbrook Academy of Art
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f226ce51-0608-460f-b4c3-23b2e97c88c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kimbmarg

Lilian Swann Saarinen papers

Creator:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995  Search this
Names:
Cambridge Art Center  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art -- Faculty  Search this
G Place Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Knoll Associates, inc.  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty  Search this
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Otava Publishing Company  Search this
Reynal & Hitchcock  Search this
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975  Search this
Crosby, Caresse, 1892-  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Koch, Carl  Search this
Kreis, Henry, 1899-1963  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl, 1905-  Search this
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950  Search this
Saarinen, Loja  Search this
Venturi, Robert  Search this
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998  Search this
Extent:
9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Diaries
Illustrations
Sketches
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
circa 1909-1977
Summary:
The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's personal life is also documented through diaries and correspondence with friends and family members, including Eero Saarinen, to whom she was married from 1939-1953.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's personal life is also documented through diaries and correspondence with friends and family members, including Eero Saarinen, to whom she was married from 1939-1953.

Biographical material consists of resumes and biographical sketches, as well as a 1951 blueprint for the Eero Saarinen and Associates Office Building in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Correspondence documents Saarinen's personal and professional life through letters to and from Eero Saarinen and other family members, including six letters from Loja Saarinen; correspondence with artists and architects, including Merle Armitage, Charles and Ray Eames, Carl Koch, Henry Kreis, Carl Milles, Laszlo and Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, Robert Venturi, and Harry Weese; and friends and colleagues at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Knoll Associates. Also documented is Saarinen's business relationship with Midtown Galleries and Caresse Crosby, and publishers and publications including Child Life, Interiors, Otava Publishing Company, and Reynal & Hitchcock, Inc.

Writings and Notes document Saarinen's work on several children's publications, including Picture Book Zoo (1935) and Who Am I? (1946), through correspondence, notes, manuscript drafts, and extensive sketches. This series also includes Saarinen's ideas for other publications and incorporates some early writings and notes, as well as typescripts of her reminiscences about Eliel Saarinen, the Saarinen family, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Diaries consist of bound diary volumes, loose-leaf journal entries, and heavily annotated engagement calendars, documenting Saarinen's personal life, artistic aspirations, and career development from the 1930s-1970s. This material provides a deeply personal view of the emotional landscape of Saarinen's life, her struggles to balance her identity as a working artist with the roles of wife, mother, and homemaker, and the complex, and often competing, relationships within the renowned architectural family into which she married.

Project files document Saarinen's work on book cover designs, federal and post office commissions in Bloomfield, Indiana, Carlisle, Kentucky, and Evanston, Illinois, reliefs for the Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois, and other important commissions including the Harbor National Bank Clock in Boston, Massachusetts, the KLM Airlines installation at JFK Airport, the Fountain of Noah sculpture at the Northland Center in Detroit, Michigan, and the interior of Toffenetti's restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. Also documented is her role in designs for the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, with Eero Saarinen.

Teaching files document Saarinen's "Language of Clay Course" which she taught at Cambridge Art Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Financial records document exhibition and sales expenses for two exhibitions, including her show at G Place Gallery in 1944.

Printed material consists of clippings about Saarinen and her family, exhibition announcements and catalogs for herself and others, and reference files from the 1930s-1940s, primarily comprising clippings of animals.

Additional printed material documenting Saarinen's career can be found in one of two scrapbooks found in the collection. An additional scrapbook consists of clippings relating primarily to Saarinen's parents.

Artwork comprises extensive sketches, particularly animal and figure sketches, in graphite, crayon, ink, pastel, and watercolor. The sketches demonstrate in particular Saarinen's developing interest in and skill with animal portraiture from her childhood to the 1960s.

Photographs are primarily of artwork and Saarinen's 1944 exhibition at G Place Gallery. Also found are one negative of Saarinen, probably with Eero Saarinen, and a group photo including Lilian, Eero, and Eliel Saarinen with the model for the Detroit Civic Center, circa 1940s.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1930s-1960s (3 folders; Box 1, OV 12)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1920-1974 (1.9 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 8, OV 12)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1920s-1973 (1.3 linear feet, Boxes 2-3, 8, OVs 13-16)

Series 4: Diaries, 1930-1973 (1.4 linear feet, Boxes 3-5, 8)

Series 5: Project Files, 1931-1966 (1.7 linear feet, Boxes 5-6, 8, OVs 17-19)

Series 6: Teaching Files, 1966-1970 (3 folders, Box 6)

Series 7: Financial Records, 1940s-1970s (2 folders, Box 6)

Series 8: Printed Material, circa 1930s-1970s (0.2 linear feet, Box 6)

Series 9: Scrapbooks, circa 1909-1974 (2 folders; Boxes 6, 9)

Series 10: Artwork, circa 1920s-circa 1960s (1.7 linear feet, Boxes 6-7, 9-10, OVs 20-27)

Series 11: Photographs, circa 1940s, 1977 (0.5 linear feet, Boxes 7, 11, OV 27)
Biographical / Historical:
Cambridge artist and sculptor, Lilian Swann Saarinen (1912-1995), studied at the Art Students League with Alexander Archipenko in 1928, and later with Albert Stewart and Heninz Warneke from 1934-1936, before moving to Michigan where she studied with Carl Milles at the Cranbrook Academy of Art from 1936-1940. Saarinen was an accomplished skier and a member of the 1936 US Olympic ski team.

At Cranbrook, Swann met architect Eero Saarinen, whom she married in 1939. She subsequently worked with Saarinen's design group on a variety of projects, including the Westward Expansion Memorial, which later became known as the "Gateway Arch" in St. Louis. Lilian and Eero had a son, Eric, and a daughter, Susie, before divorcing in 1953.

Saarinen, who had developed an affinity for drawing animals in childhood, specialized in animal portraits in a variety of sculptural media. In 1939, she exhibited her sculpture Night, which depicted Bagheera the panther from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book, at the World's Fair. The sculpture was placed in the Boston Public Garden in 1986. In the 1930s and 1940s Saarinen was commissioned to work on a variety of architectural projects, including reliefs for post offices in Bloomfield, Indiana, Carlisle, Kentucky, and Evanston, Illinois, and the Crow Island School in Winnetka, Illinois. She also executed commissions for the Harbor National Bank in Boston, KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) at JFK Airport, the Northland shopping Center in Detroit Michigan, and Toffenetti's Restaurant in Chicago.

Saarinen was a contributing author and illustrator for a variety of publications, including Child Life, Interiors and Portfolio: An Intercontinental Quarterly. In 1935 she illustrated Picture Book Zoo for the Bronx Zoo and in 1946 Reynal & Hitchcock, Inc. published Who Am I?, a children's book which Saarinen wrote and illustrated.

Saarinen taught ceramic sculpture to soldiers for the Red Cross Arts and Skills Unit rehabilitation program in 1945, served on the Visiting Committee to the Museum School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1959-1964, where she taught ceramics, and later taught a course entitled "The Language of Clay" at the Cambridge Art Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of Saarinen's private students at Cambridge was her cousin, Edie Sedgwick.

Saarinen died in Cohasset, Massachusetts, in 1995 at the age of 83.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds material lent for microfilming (reels 1152 and 1192) including a scrapbook containing clippings, copies of letters and telegrams received, and reproductions of Saarinen's work. There is a copy of Saarinen's book, "Who Am I?", and three albums containing photographs of Saarinen, photographs and reproductions of her work, a list of exhibitions, quotes about her, and writings by her about sculpture. Lent material was returned to the lender and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Lilian Swann Saarinen donated the collection in 1975. She lent additional materials for microfilming in 1976.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Gateway Arch (Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Illustrators -- Massachusetts  Search this
Art, Municipal  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Function:
Art commissions
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Diaries
Illustrations
Sketches
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.saarlili
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Lilian Swann Saarinen papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97f1e4305-3886-479a-9db7-48c98fd8d2dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-saarlili
Online Media:

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995  Search this
Extent:
3 Folders (Box 1, OV 12)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930s-1960s
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material consists of résumés and biographical sketches written by Saarinen, and a 1951 blueprint of the Eero Saarinen and Associates office building in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, labeled "July/54 Kiln data."
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.saarlili, Series 1
See more items in:
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90fd5add9-8f64-4539-91eb-694defe7f10f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-saarlili-ref1

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