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Carl Milles letter to Henry Booth, 1943 September 27

Milles, Carl, 1875-1955

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: A letter from Carl Milles, September 27, 1943, regarding Booth's uninvited visit to Milles's Cranbrook studio. Milles writes that he "looses all inspiration if strangers can go in that way."

Biographical/Historical Note

Milles was born in Sweden and later taught at Cranbrook Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Henry Booth was the son of George G. Booth, a founder of Cranbrook.


Donated 1962 by Henry S. Booth.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Carl Milles letter to Henry Booth, 1943 September 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.