Carl Milles photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1938–1939

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

.2 linear foot (1 box) of black and white photographic prints of sculpture by Carl Milles. The photographs were primarily taken by Meyric R. Rogers around 1938 and 1939 in preparation for his monograph on Milles, which was published in 1940. The sculptures span almost the full length of Milles's career and represent his work across the United States and in Sweden, however sculptures at Cranbrook Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and in Stockholm are most commonly represented.

Biographical Historical Note

Carl Milles was a Swedish-born American artist who was a longtime Professor of Sculpture at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.