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Studies for University of Michigan Administration Building

Conté crayon, graphite, and watercolor on construction paper
12" x 9"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Study for "Dream of the Young Girl" and "Dream of the Young Man" for the University of Michigan Administration Building

Conté crayon, gouache, graphite, and watercolor on construction paper
19" x 12.5"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Studies for "Hiawatha" and "Aesop" for University of Michigan Administration Building

Conté crayon, graphite and watercolor on construction paper
12" x 9"

Administration Building (now the Literature, Science and Arts Building) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thirty cast aluminum, seven limestone and two bronze reliefs decorate the façades of the building.

Sketch of site plan for "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling (Hans Christian Andersen Fountain)"

Conté crayon on copy paper
8.5" x 11"

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from place to place…

Sketch of site plan for "Nordic Swan and the Ugly Duckling (Hans Christian Andersen Fountain)"

Conté crayon and graphite on typing paper
8.5" x 11"

This sculpture represents Fredericks' interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular story, The Ugly Duckling. Unlike Fredericks' portrayals of other literary subjects, this sculpture illustrates not one moment in the story, but two.

Fredericks placed the unhappy duckling driven from…

Study for "George and Ellen Booth Founders Medallion"

Conté crayon on construction paper with tracing paper overlay
11.25" x 9"

Minted in bronze, diameter 3 inches. (Full-scale relief, bronze, diameter 21 inches, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth Memorial, Cranbrook Institute of Science, 1950)

Face: Inscription, "George Gough Booth - Ellen Scripps Booth," with their portrait…

Study for "George and Ellen Booth Founders Medallion"

Conté crayon on construction paper
12" x 9"

Minted in bronze, diameter 3 inches. (Full-scale relief, bronze, diameter 21 inches, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth Memorial, Cranbrook Institute of Science, 1950)

Face: Inscription, "George Gough Booth - Ellen Scripps Booth," with their portrait reliefs

Reverse: Inscription,…

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…

Studies for "Dow Chemical Corporation 50th Anniversary Medal"

Conté crayon, gouache and graphite on construction paper
8.5" x 6"

Minted in gold-plated aluminum and magnesium, diameter 3 inches, Dow Chemical Corporation, Midland, Michigan.

Face: Inscription, "Fifty years of creative development 1897-1947," with bas-relief of hand holding a leaf toward the sun.

Reserve: Planets swirling around the…