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Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

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role Collector Scholar/Critic/Expert
dates 1910-1961
city Bloomfield Hills
stateMI
other citiesHelsinki, Finland;
gender M
historical notes Architect, and collector, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Eero was born in Helsinki, Finland, son of architect Eliel Saarinen.

Eero Saarinen received a B.F.A. from Yale University in 1934. He was the architect for buildings at Drake University, MIT, Concordia College, and Yale University. Saarinen also designed buildings for IBM and General Motors. He received awards for his furniture designs in 1940 and 1953, and five First Honor awards from the American Institute of Architects in 1955 and 1956.
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1940-1950
1950-1960
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Museum of Modern Art exhibition correspondence concerning Eero Saarinen, 1958-1959. see details...
Yale University Library
Manuscripts and Archives
Eero Saarinen collection, 1880-2004 (inclusive), 1938-1969 (bulk). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Theodore Roszak papers 1928-1981. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Artist file: Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961; miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Indiana architectural collection, 1955. see details...

see also:
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972