Paul Philippe Cret papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cretpaul
Creators:
Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945
Bryant and Detwiler Co.
Dates:
1919-1931
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers relating to Cret's position as architect of the Detroit Art Institute. Included are correspondence with Clyde H. Burroughs and Ralph H. Booth of the Detroit Arts Commission, architect Albert Kahn, art historian William H. Valentiner, and builders Bryant and Detwiler Co.; and design and construction files, 1920-1929, containing construction progress reports, memoranda, specifications, schedules, and contracts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Architect; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in France. Architect of Folger Shakespeare Library, Detroit Institute of Arts.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2106-2107 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Detroit Institute of Arts Archives, Detroit, Michigan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1980 by the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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
Architecture -- Michigan -- Detroit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booth, Ralph H. (Ralph Harmon), 1873-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Arts Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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