Cranbrook Foundation records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cranfoun
Creators:
Cranbrook Foundation
Dates:
1912-1960
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
640 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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.
Scope and Contents
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.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1053 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Cranbrook Foundation, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Cranbrook Foundation.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scripps family Family Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bach, Oscar Bruno, b. 1884 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Billington, Cecil Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Childs, M. W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gimpel, René Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Karbel, Mario Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kirk, Arthur Neville Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kirshmayer, I. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lyle, John M. (John McIntosh), 1872-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McEwen, Katherine, b. 1875 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Player, Cyril Arthur Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Federation of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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