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Cranbrook Institute of Science

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Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

George Gough Booth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-01
Abstract The collection documents the life and work of George Gough Booth, a renowned advocate of the arts, and a great philanthropist whose crowning achievement was the establishment of Cranbrook Educational Community. He was also one of the nation's leading newspapermen in the first half of this century. It includes biographical materials including legal documents, travel itineraries, talks and writings, and the financial and business records of the Cranbrook Press. It documents his working life...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

John H. Buckberrough Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-18
Abstract John H. Buckberrough was born in England and emigrated to the U.S. as a young man. Prior to working at Cranbrook, he worked from 1908-1918 at the Detroit Edison Co. as engineer and draftsman, and as a teller for the First State Savings Bank, from 1918-1927. His employment in the Cranbrook Architectural Office as civil engineer, was from 1927 until 1955. He died in Sept. 1955. The collection consists of Buckberrough’s 10 field notebooks filled with drawings and notations. Types of information...
Dates: 1926 - 1955

James H. Carmel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-08
Abstract James Carmel, a National Academy of Design graduate, worked as the Assistant Preparator at Cranbrook Institute of Science from 1939-early 1970s. He shared a suite at the Academy of Art with Harry Bertoia, and became part of the social life of Cranbrook with Carl Milles, Charles and Catherine Eames, Maija Grotell, Marshall Fredericks, Marianne Strengell, Clifford West and Zoltan Sepeshy. The collection reflects mainly his work for the Institute of Science, and to a lesser extent his...
Dates: 1973 - 1998

Chairman, Correspondence, George G. Booth, 1936-01 - 1936-02

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 5
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I. Administrative (1927-1973): Included here is correspondence (both outgoing and incoming) from George G. Booth (chairman of the Foundation from 1927-1949), from Executive Directors, Harry S. Booth and Edward Lerchen, and with the Trustees. Also included are the minutes of the meetings of the Trustees, as well as correspondence regarding various members of the Foundation staff, including the Secretary and the educational consultant. Subseries 4: Office Administration has been...
Dates: 1936-01 - 1936-02

Chairman, Correspondence, George G. Booth, 1937 - 1942

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 8
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I. Administrative (1927-1973): Included here is correspondence (both outgoing and incoming) from George G. Booth (chairman of the Foundation from 1927-1949), from Executive Directors, Harry S. Booth and Edward Lerchen, and with the Trustees. Also included are the minutes of the meetings of the Trustees, as well as correspondence regarding various members of the Foundation staff, including the Secretary and the educational consultant. Subseries 4: Office Administration has been...
Dates: 1937 - 1942

Chairman, Reports, George G. Booth, 1930 - 1933

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 15
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I. Administrative (1927-1973): Included here is correspondence (both outgoing and incoming) from George G. Booth (chairman of the Foundation from 1927-1949), from Executive Directors, Harry S. Booth and Edward Lerchen, and with the Trustees. Also included are the minutes of the meetings of the Trustees, as well as correspondence regarding various members of the Foundation staff, including the Secretary and the educational consultant. Subseries 4: Office Administration has been...
Dates: 1930 - 1933

William Colburn Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-08
Abstract

William Colburn was a volunteer and Trustee of the Cranbrook Institute of Science, assisting with the care and acquisition of mineral specimens, including those he collected himself on excavations. This collection consists of several prints and negatives associated with those excavations, particularly the J.J. Greenwood Mound.

Dates: 1883 - 1966

Correspondence, 1932-1941

 File — Box: 22, Folder: 29
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: 1932-1941

Correspondence, 1934 - 1939

 File — Container: Box 43, Folder: 2
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I. Administrative (1927-1973): Included here is correspondence (both outgoing and incoming) from George G. Booth (chairman of the Foundation from 1927-1949), from Executive Directors, Harry S. Booth and Edward Lerchen, and with the Trustees. Also included are the minutes of the meetings of the Trustees, as well as correspondence regarding various members of the Foundation staff, including the Secretary and the educational consultant. Subseries 4: Office Administration has been...
Dates: 1934 - 1939

Correspondence, 1961-09 - 1961-10

 File — Container: Box 3, Folder: 9
Collection Scope From the Collection: The records in this collection cover Brookside School from its beginnings, as Bloomfield Hills School in 1922, then from 1930 as Brookside School Cranbrook through 2019. Series I: Governance (1922-1984 contains correspondence, legal documents, and minutes for the Children's School Trust, Board of Trustees, and Board of Directors. Series II: Administration (1922-2004) provides information on admissions; curriculum; histories; and headmistress/headmaster appointments,...
Dates: 1961-09 - 1961-10

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Science museums 12
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Art --Study and teaching 5
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Newspapers 4
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Schools 4
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Architecture, Domestic 3
Gardens 3
Museums 3
Planetariums 3
Scrapbooks 3
Anthropology 2
Arboretums 2
Art auctions 2
Art, Japanese 2
Astronomy 2
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 2
Church architecture 2
Detroit (Mich.) 2
Glass painting and staining 2
Graphic arts 2
Metalwork 2
Michigan 2
Mural painting and decoration --20th century 2
Painting 2
Pharmacognosy 2
Postcards 2
Religion 2
Students 2
Superscan camera 2
Theater 2
Wild flowers 2
Yucatán (Mexico : State) 2
Zoology 2
Academy of Music and Drama 1
Acquisition of property 1
Administration Building 1
Administrative Heads 1
Advanced Cultural School 1
Aerial photography 1
Africa 1
Anniversary (50th) 1
Art 1
Art objects 1
Arts Program 1
Arts and crafts movement 1
Athletics 1
Auditoriums 1
Beresford Property 1
Birds 1
Board Members 1
Bookbinding 1
Borneo 1
Building development 1
Buildings Repair and reconstruction 1
Buildings and Grounds 1
Burlington (Vt.) 1
California 1
Carillons 1
Ceramics 1
Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
Chiapas Highlands (Mexico) 1
Colorado 1
Commencement ceremonies 1
Committees 1
Costa Rica 1
Cranbrook (Kent, England) 1
Cranbrook Founders Award 1
Cranbrook Homestead 1
Cranbrook Music Program 1
Cranbrook Reorganization 1
Cranbrook Vision, The 1
Dance 1
Design 1
Diorama exhibit 1
Dormitories 1
Earth Science 1
Engineering 1
Europe 1
Exhibit Funding 1
Faculty and Staff 1
Foucault’s pendulum 1
Fountains 1
France 1
Gardening --Societies, etc. 1
Geology 1
Greek Theater 1
Gymnasiums 1
Hawaii 1
Historic buildings 1
Historic preservation 1
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