Hammarstrom, Olav, b. 1906
Architect, Furniture designer
Active in Wellfleet, Mass.
Collection size: 0.7 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Letters, printed material, photographs, scrapbook, writings, and project files documenting the architectural and design activities of Hammarstrom and his wife, Marianne Strengell.
Biographical/Historical Note: Architect, furniture designer; Wellfleet, Mass. Born in Finland and came to the United States to work with Alvar Aalto on the M.I.T. dormitory. He collaborated on many projects with his wife Marianne Strengell-Hammarstrom, textile designer and former head of the department of weaving and textile design at the Cranbrook Academy of Design.
Donated 1983 by Olav Hammarstrom.
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