Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950

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Architect; Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Came to U.S. from Finland. Taught design at the University of Michigan and was president of Cranbrook Academy of Art.

From the description of [Louis Sullivan and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue eulogy]. 1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122556982

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creatorOf Milles, Carl, 1875-1955. [Study for library and museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art] [graphic]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Hammarstrom, Olav. Oral history interview with Olav Hammarstrom, 1982 Oct. 21-1983 Mar. 10. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963. [Maps collected by Emil Lorch]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Strengell, Marianne, b. 1909. Marianne Strengell interviews, 1982 Jan. 8-Dec. 16. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Eames, Ray. Oral history interview with Ray Eames, 1980 July 28-Aug. 20. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Knoll, Florence, 1917-. Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950. Plan of the proposed federal capital of Australia [graphic] : [site plan] / [Eliel Saarinen]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Ely Jacques Kahn & Eliel Saarinen, Architects (Firm). Hudnut Building [at] 693 - 695 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. [graphic] : [with alterations and additions] : [Part 2] / Ely Jacques Kahn, Eliel Saarinen, assoc. architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950. [Louis Sullivan and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue eulogy]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Eliel Saarinen : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Sepeshy, Zoltan L., 1898-1974. Zoltan Sepeshy interview, 1973 Apr. 26. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950. [Federal Capital Design Competition premiated designs]. [Competitor no. 18, Eliel Saarinen] : [on base map] Map of contour survey of the site for the Federal Capital of Australia / drawn and printed at the Department of Lands, N.S.W. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Morrison, Helen Balfour. [Eliel Saarinen] / [graphic] Helen Balfour Morrison. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961. Eero Saarinen collection, 1880-2004 (inclusive), 1938-1962 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950. Plan of the proposed Federal Capital of Australia. [Competitor no. 18, Eliel Saarinen]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Eames, Ray. Ray Eames interviews, 1980 July 28 - Aug. 20 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-. Olav Hammarstrom interviews, 1982 Oct. 21 - 1983 Mar. 10. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Wells Ira Bennett Papers, 1916-1965 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. College of Architecture and Urban Planning. College of Architecture and Urban Planning (University of Michigan) student papers, 1924-1980 (bulk 1930-1980). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Strengell, Marianne, b. 1909. Oral history interview with Marianne Strengell, 1982 Jan. 8-Dec. 16. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Tatum, George B., 1917-2008. George B. Tatum papers. 1900-1940. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
referencedIn Joint Advisory Committee on Planning and Development of the United Nations Headquarters Records, 1934-1948, (bulk 1946-1947) Columbia University. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives.
referencedIn George B. Tatum papers, 1900–1940 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn College of Architecture and Urban Planning (University of Michigan) student publications, 1824-1980 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-. Oral history interview with Olav Hammarstrom, 1982 Oct. 21-1983 Mar. 10. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934. Raymond M. Hood architectural drawings and papers, circa 1890-1944. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Kahn & Jacobs. Kahn & Jacobs architectural drawings and papers, circa 1893-1965, (bulk, circa 1893-1950). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Strengell, Marianne, b. 1909. Marianne Strengell papers, 1904-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974,. Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy, 1973 Apr. 26 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Chamales, Christopher John, 1907-1993. Christopher John Chamales papers, 1919-1987. Aurora University, Phillips Library
creatorOf Joint Advisory Committee on Planning and Development of the United Nations Headquarters. Joint Advisory Committee on Planning and Development of the United Nations Headquarters Records, 1934-1948, (bulk 1946-1947). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Ely Jacques Kahn & Eliel Saarinen, Architects (Firm). Hudnut Building [at] 693-695 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y., [graphic] : [with alterations and additions] : [Part 1] / Ely Jacques Kahn, Eliel Saarinen, assoc. architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Eero Saarinen collection, 1880-2004, 1938-1962 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Emil Lorch Papers, 1891-1963 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bennett, Wells Ira, 1888-. Wells I. Bennett papers, 1916-1965. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Houston, Henry Howard, 1820-1895. Estate Papers, 1698-1989 (bulk 1803-1953). University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Stephen, J. Davidson (James Davidson), 1900-. J. Davidson Stephen papers, 1942-1945. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Australia. Dept. of Home Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Australia. Federal Capital Designs Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Bennett, Wells Ira, 1888- person
associatedWith Chamales, Christopher John, 1907-1993. person
associatedWith Eames, Ray person
associatedWith Ely Jacques Kahn & Eliel Saarinen, Architects (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Ely Jacques Kahn & Eliel Saarinen, Architects (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Capital Design Competition 1911-1925 corporateBody
associatedWith Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924. person
associatedWith Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906- person
associatedWith Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934. person
associatedWith Houston, Henry Howard, 1820-1895. person
associatedWith Joint Advisory Committee on Planning and Development of the United Nations Headquarters. corporateBody
associatedWith Kahn & Jacobs. corporateBody
associatedWith Knoll, Florence, 1917- person
associatedWith Knoll, Florence (Florence Knoll Bassett) person
associatedWith Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963. person
associatedWith Morrison, Helen Balfour person
associatedWith New South Wales. Dept. of Lands. corporateBody
associatedWith Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974, person
associatedWith Sepeshy, Zoltan L., 1898-1974. person
associatedWith Stephen, J. Davidson (James Davidson), 1900- person
associatedWith Strengell, Marianne, b. 1909. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Louis H., 1856-1924. person
associatedWith Tatum, George B., 1917-2008 person
associatedWith University of Michigan. College of Architecture and Urban Planning. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. College of Arcitecture and Urban Planning. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia
Canberra (A.C.T.)
Canberra (A.C.T.)
Australia--Australian Capital Territory
Canberra (A.C.T.)
India
Australia--Australian Capital Territory
Australia
Subject
Architecture--Designs and plans
City planning--Maps
Architects
Architecture
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Birth 1873-08-20

Death 1950-07-01

Finns

English

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