[Louis Sullivan and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue eulogy]
Typescript of a eulogy for Louis Sullivan and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue delivered by Eliel Saarinen, April 27, 1924.
J. Davidson Stephen papers
Biographical material; correspondence, including almost daily letters to his wife while enrolled in the Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1944-1944; letters from Henry S. Booth, Carl Milles, and Eliel Saarinen; photographs of Stephen and others; financial records; and printed material including clippings, announcements and magzines containing articles written or contributed to by …
Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy
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 …
Oral history interview with Marianne Strengell
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Marianne Strengell conducted 1982 January 8-1982 December 16, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Ray Eames
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
An interview of Ray Kaiser Eames conducted 1980 July 28-1980 August 20, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art, in Venice, California.
Oral history interview with Olav Hammarstrom
Brown, Robert F.
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 14 min.), digital, wav)
Interview of Olav Hammarstrom, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on October 21, 1982, December 16, 1982, and March 10, 1983.
Oral history interview with Niels Diffrient
McQuaid, Matilda, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (2 hr., 58 min.), digital, wav)
An interview of Niels Diffrient conducted 2010 July 28 and August 31, by Matilda McQuaid, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Diffrient's home and studio, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Margueritte Kimball papers relating to the Cranbrook Academy of Art
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.
Lilian Swann Saarinen papers
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.
Florence Knoll Bassett papers
The papers of architect and designer Florence Knoll Bassett, measure approximately 2 linear feet dating from 1932 to 2000. Through correspondence, sketches, drawings, designs, subject files, photographs, and printed material, the collection selectively documents Knoll Bassett's education, her work with Knoll Associates from the 1940s until her resignation in 1965, and projects undertaken since her retirement. It is an important source of information on the development of interior architecture and design from the 1940s to the 1970s.