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Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)

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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Cranbrook Educational Community Vice President of Finance and Administration: George Herbst Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-21
Abstract George Herbst served as Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cranbrook Educational Community between 1986 and 1996. Herbst’s administrative duties included managing capital projects, finances, legal actions, and human relations. During his term, Herbst also oversaw numerous projects including restoration or construction initiatives for the Greek Theatre, Kingswood School, Cranbrook House, the Henry Booth Studio, and the DeSalle Auditorium. He was also involved in the acquisition...
Dates: 1966 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1992

Cranbrook Foundation Executive Secretary: William Alley Frayer Records

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Identifier: 1980-04
Abstract William Alley Frayer had over a thirty-year careeer as a historian, teaching at both Cornell University and University of Michigan before Cranbrook Board of Trustees hired him as Executive Secretary of the Foundation in 1935. Frayer worked closely with chairman George Booth, daily discussing matters of general Cranbrook concern. Upon Frayer's retirement in 1938, Booth and Frayer decided to close the office of Executive Secretary. Frayer returned to Ann Arbor and died June 29, 1946, at the...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

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Identifier: 1981-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Foundation was established on November 28, 1927, by George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. It was a trust and administrative entity to endow and support the six institutions that George and Ellen had founded: Brookside School Cranbrook, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook School, and Kingswood School Cranbrook. It's initial mission was, "to add to and strengthen the educational and cultural facilities within the...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

Cranbrook-Kingswood Dance Group Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 1996-14
Abstract Frederick Olds photographed special events for the Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) from 1982-2002. The bulk of this work was with the Cranbrook-Kingswood Dancers under the leadership of Jessica Sinclair. Sinclair studied with modern dance legends, such as Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, and Jose Limon. and began teaching modern dance as part of Kingswood School’s physical education program. During her tenure, Sinclair was responsible for the growth of Cranbrook’s dance department. In...
Dates: 1982 - 2002

Cranbrook Magazine, Autumn 1969

 Item — Container: Volume 1 Number 1
Collection Scope From the Collection: CEC Publications comprises eight serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Ranging from staff newsletters to community magazines, they feature a variety of topics covering all Cranbrook Institutions. With the exception of the Annual Reports, which continued electronically, all titles have ceased publication.SERIES I: Annual Reports (1980-2005)SERIES II: Construction Dispatch (1992-2000) SERIES...
Dates: Autumn 1969

Cranbrook Magazine, Summer 1972

 Item — Container: Volume 3 Number 4
Collection Scope From the Collection: CEC Publications comprises eight serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Ranging from staff newsletters to community magazines, they feature a variety of topics covering all Cranbrook Institutions. With the exception of the Annual Reports, which continued electronically, all titles have ceased publication.SERIES I: Annual Reports (1980-2005)SERIES II: Construction Dispatch (1992-2000) SERIES...
Dates: Summer 1972

Cranbrook Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2020-03
Abstract Cranbrook history dates back to 1904 when George and Ellen Booth purchased land in Bloomfield Hills, MI for their home. The next five decades saw the majority of this land transformed into an educational, artistic, and scientific community. In the early 1970s, a major reorganzition created the Cranbrook Educational Community. More than a century later, in 2021, this Community comprises five program areas: Cranbrook Schools, Cranbrook Art Academy, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of...
Dates: circa 1830-; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1970

Cranbrook Press and Photo Department Records

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Identifier: 1990-42
Abstract In 1900, George Gough Booth established the Cranbrook Press at the Detroit Evening News building. The enterprise lasted only two years, but it was later revived at Cranbrook in 1930. The Print Shop was headed by Edward Alonzo Miller, a well-known typographer, and Jean Eschmann, a bookbinder of high repute, and already employed by Booth, provided fine leather bindings. The first volume produced by Miller and Eschmann was a service book for the Festival of Gifts at Cranbrook Church. The...
Dates: 1929 - 1975

Cranbrook Quarterly, August 1981

 Item — Container: Volume 7 Number 1
Collection Scope From the Collection: CEC Publications comprises eight serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Ranging from staff newsletters to community magazines, they feature a variety of topics covering all Cranbrook Institutions. With the exception of the Annual Reports, which continued electronically, all titles have ceased publication.SERIES I: Annual Reports (1980-2005)SERIES II: Construction Dispatch (1992-2000) SERIES...
Dates: August 1981

Cranbrook School and Kingswood School - scrapbook and press clippings, 1926-1932

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 26
Collection Scope From the Collection: SERIES I: Biographical (1864-1969) contains materials related to the life of George Gough Booth and includes personal legal documents, typescripts of talks by Booth and several typescripts of Cyril Players' George Gough Booth of Cranbrook. SERIES II: Newspaper (1887-1959) contains documents relating to George G. Booth's tenure at The Detroit News, and his role, as chairman and later president of the Booth Publishing Co. SERIES III: General Correspondence (1813-1957)...
Dates: 1926-1932