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Creators:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Foundation
Dates:
1900-1955
Size:
2,185 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bootgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 ...

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Creators:
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1973 April 26
Size:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sepesh73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Zoltan Sepeshy conducted 1973 April 26, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Sepeshy speaks of his early years at Cranbrook Academy and describes the scene at Cranbrook in 1930, its staff, and nucleus of creative artists. He discusses the prevailing philosophy of freedom and independence for students at Cranbrook. He ...

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Creators:
Cranbrook Foundation
Dates:
1912-1960
Size:
640 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cranfoun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.)
Arthur J. Stone (Firm : Gardner, Mass.)
Stone Silver Shop (Gardner, Mass.)
Dates:
1824-1958
Size:
15.1 Linear feet
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.stonasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records documenting silversmith production by Arthur J. Stone, his workshop, and Stone Associates.

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Creators:
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1895-1993
bulk 1909-1969
Size:
79.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerfeda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.

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