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Sarkis Sarkisian papers

Creator:
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Names:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1929-1973
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence regarding Sarkisian's work as an instructor at the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts School, the exhibition and sale of his paintings and the activities of his colleagues and friends; 3 scrapbooks; photographs of Sarkisian, of his work and the work of David Blower, of his family and his friends; exhibition catalogs; and printed materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, instructor; Detroit, Michigan. Also known as Sargis Doniki Sargisian.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Sarkis Sarkisian.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Educators -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sarksark
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sarksark

Walter Midener papers

Creator:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
Ascoli, Max  Search this
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1973
Scope and Contents:
Resume, correspondence, photographs, miscellany, and clippings.
REEL 880: Resume, ca. 104 letters, 2 photographs of Midener, 1945, (one with collector Edward M. M. Warburg), and miscellany. Correspondents include Nathan Cummings, Curt Valentin, Edward Warburg, and others.
REEL 103: Correspondence from the Buchholz Gallery, Barone Gallery and Little Gallery, arranging sales and exhibits of Midener's wood sculpture; from various Jewish organizations in New York and Cincinnati, commissioning Midener's work; collectors Edward Warburg and Jakob Goldschmidt, and personal friends, including sculptor William McVey and Max Ascoli, the last writing a letter of introduction. Clippings showing Midener's religious art, catalogs and occasional photographs are also included.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1947-1978, relating to Midener's work at the Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts; commissions; loans; and other mostly business matters.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, art instructor and art administrator, Detroit, Michigan. Born in Leignitz, Germany. Attended Kunst Akademie in Berlin, 1932-1936. Came to U.S. in 1938. Taught at Henry Street Settlement in New York, N.Y., Cleveland Institute of Art, and Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts becoming president of the board of trustees in 1976. Won the Tiffany Fellowship for Sculpture, 1940.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 and 1974 by Walter Midener and in 1978 by his estate.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.midewalt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-midewalt

Gerald Mast papers

Creator:
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971  Search this
Names:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Carroll, John, 1892-1959  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
[ca. 1928-1971]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical sketches; correspondence with Mast's family and others; photographs of Mast, his family, John Carroll's art class at the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit and other art classes, WPA murals, and other works of art; three sketchbooks, 1935-1952; ca. 50 loose sketches; writings, including manuscripts of "Egg Tempera" and "Philosophy of Art"; exhibition catalogues; clippings; and printed materials.
ADDITION: Correspondence, photographs, a sketchbook, 1928, and drawings from the 1930's and 1940's, including a sketch for the mural, "Nature's Kin" for the Children's Section of the Herrick Public Library, Holland, Mich.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, mural painter, mosaicist, and educator, Grand Rapids, Mich./Providence, R.I.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1982 by Gerald Mast's daughter, Mrs. Gordon V.K. (Betsey M.) Reid.
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.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Michigan  Search this
Mosaicists -- Michigan  Search this
Muralists -- Michigan  Search this
Painters -- Michigan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.mastgera
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mastgera

Center for Creative Studies records

Creator:
Center for Creative Studies  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Extent:
6.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1906-1982
Scope and Contents:
Historical information; reports; correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks; photographs and albums.
REELS D280-D282: Historical information; annual reports; minutes of meetings; correspondence; enrollment records; financial statements; scrapbooks, 1904-1943; photographs of the Society's building; and publications. Total: 5.2 linear feet
UNMICROFILMED Additions: Annual reports, photographs, negatives, and photograph albums.
Biographical / Historical:
Art society and school; Detroit, Michigan. Formerly Society of Arts and Crafts. Founded in 1906 and incorporated in 1915. The Art School of the Society of Arts and Crafts was established in 1926. In 1975 the organization changed its name to the Center for Creative Studies - College of Art and Design. And in 2001, it changed it's name to the College for Creative Studies.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming, including five scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings regarding art and artists in Detroit (microfilm reel 3250).
Provenance:
Material on reel 3250 lent for microfilming 1984, and unmicrofilmed material donated 1965 and 1984 by Center for Creative Studies.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Artisans  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Michigan
Art Schools -- Michigan -- Detroit
Identifier:
AAA.centcrea
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-centcrea

George G. Booth papers

Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art Alliance of America  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Extent:
2,185 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1955
Scope and Contents:
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.
Provenance:
Lent 1974 by Henry Booth, descendant of George G. Booth.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- Michigan
Identifier:
AAA.bootgeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bootgeor

Gerald Mast papers, [ca. 1928-1971]

Creator:
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971  Search this
Mast, Gerald, 1908-1971  Search this
Subject:
Carroll, John  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5639
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208473
AAA_collcode_mastgera
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208473

Walter Midener papers, 1938-1973

Creator:
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998  Search this
Subject:
Ascoli, Max  Search this
Warburg, Edward M. M.  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7909
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210076
AAA_collcode_midewalt
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210076

Sarkis Sarkisian papers, 1929-1973

Creator:
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Subject:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8423
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210597
AAA_collcode_sarksark
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210597

Center for Creative Studies records, 1906-1982

Creator:
Center for Creative Studies  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Center for Creative Studies  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5662
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208496
AAA_collcode_centcrea
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208496

George G. Booth papers, 1900-1955

Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949  Search this
Subject:
Milles, Carl  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art Alliance of America  Search this
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6768
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208894
AAA_collcode_bootgeor
Theme:
Diaries
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208894

Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960

Creator:
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Subject:
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
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7538
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209697
AAA_collcode_cranfoun
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209697

Cranbrook Foundation records

Creator:
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Names:
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
Scripps family  Search this
Bach, Oscar Bruno, b. 1884  Search this
Billington, Cecil  Search this
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-  Search this
Childs, M. W.  Search this
Gimpel, René  Search this
Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942  Search this
Karbel, Mario  Search this
Kirk, Arthur Neville  Search this
Kirshmayer, I.  Search this
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963  Search this
Lyle, John M. (John McIntosh), 1872-1945  Search this
McEwen, Katherine, b. 1875  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Player, Cyril Arthur  Search this
Extent:
640 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1960
Scope and Contents:
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.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Cranbrook Foundation.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.cranfoun
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cranfoun

Arts and crafts in Detroit, 1906-1976 : the movement, the society, the school : the Detroit Institute of Arts, November 26, 1976-January 16, 1977 : exhibition / sponsored by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts and the Center for Creative Studies--College of Art and Design

Author:
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Subject:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.) Art School  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Physical description:
296 p. : 393 ill. (some col.), 6 col. plates ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
America
Date:
1977
C1977
20th century
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
709.73 .D3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859407

Art and a city; a history of the Detroit Society of Arts & Crafts

Author:
Colby, Joy Hakanson  Search this
Subject:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Physical description:
84 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1956
Call number:
NK1136.D6 C68
NK1136.D6C68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_73330

Arts and crafts in Detroit 1906-1976 : the movement, the society, the school : the Detroit Institute of Arts, November 26, 1976-January 16, 1977 : exhibition / sponsored by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Center for Creative Studies--College of Art and Design

Author:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Center for Creative Studies College of Art and Design  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Subject:
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Physical description:
296 p. : ill. (some col.), ports, ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Michigan
Detroit
Date:
1976
C1976
20th century
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Call number:
N6535.D6 D48
N6535.D6D48
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_91817

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