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Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts

 Organization

Found in 32 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

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

Children's School Trust, Financial Records Book, 1928-11 - 1930-03

 Item — Container: Box 22, Item: 3
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: 1928-11 - 1930-03

Cranbrook Archives; Corr. and memos, 1970 - 1986

 File — Container: Box 31, Folder: 8
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I: General Correspondence (1909-1988) contains correspondence between Henry and Carolyn Booth and their family and friends in the period 1909-1988. Important subjects in this series include the following: Asheville School 1913-1918; University of Michigan 1918-1924; Travels in Europe by Henry Scripps Booth and J. Robert F. Swanson during the period July 1922 - May 1923. Correspondence between Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth; Travels by George Gough Booth and Ellen Warren...
Dates: 1970 - 1986

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

 Collection
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

Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, 1914-1957

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 18-19
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: 1914-1957

Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, 1912-1927

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 16-17
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: 1912-1927

Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, 1928-1931

 File — Box: 16, Folder: 1
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: 1928-1931

Evening News Association, Detroit News; Correspondence, 1950 - 1985

 File — Container: Box 46, Folder: 8
Collection Scope From the Collection: Series I: General Correspondence (1909-1988) contains correspondence between Henry and Carolyn Booth and their family and friends in the period 1909-1988. Important subjects in this series include the following: Asheville School 1913-1918; University of Michigan 1918-1924; Travels in Europe by Henry Scripps Booth and J. Robert F. Swanson during the period July 1922 - May 1923. Correspondence between Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth; Travels by George Gough Booth and Ellen Warren...
Dates: 1950 - 1985

Metalwork - Bronze and Iron, 1915-1917

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 18
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: 1915-1917

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 30
Collection 2
 
Subject
Dinners and dining 6
Kingswood Lake (Bloomfield Hills, Mich. : Lake) 6
New York (State) -- Description and travel 6
Parties 6
California -- Description and travel 4
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Detroit News 4
Drama 4
Gardens 4
Architecture 3
Buildings and grounds 3
Concerts 3
Cranbrook House (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Fountains 3
Gates 3
Italy -- Description and travel 3
Wells 3
Ann Arbor (Mich.) 2
Detroit News Building (Detroit, Mich.) 2
France -- Description and travel 2
Germany -- Description and travel 2
Illinois -- Description and travel 2
Library (Cranbrook House : Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Prohibition 2
Roads -- Design and construction 2
Science museums 2
Switzerland -- Description and travel 2
Tennis courts 2
Terracing 2
Woodward Avenue (Mich.) 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Academy of Music and Drama 1
Advanced Cultural School 1
Afternoon teas 1
Architecture, Domestic 1
Art -- Study and teaching 1
Art Council 1
Art auctions 1
Art objects 1
Auditoriums 1
Austria -- Description and travel 1
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 1
Bookbinding 1
Bridges 1
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction 1
Carillons 1
Carnivals 1
Casinos 1
Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
Church architecture 1
Commons Room/Oak Room (Cranbrook House : Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook (Kent, England) 1
Cranbrook Farm (Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Masque 1
Dormitories 1
Education 1
Endowments 1
England -- Description and travel 1
Entertaining 1
Fascism 1
Fire pumps 1
Fires 1
Ford automobile 1
Furnishings 1
Furniture 1
Games 1
Gibraltar -- Description and travel 1
Gifts 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Grand Rapids press 1
Gymnasiums 1
Kansas -- Description and travel 1
Massachusetts -- Description and travel 1
Metalwork 1
Minerals 1
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century 1
Museums 1
New Jersey -- Description and travel 1
New Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Newspapers -- Ownership 1
Norway -- Description and travel 1
Ocean travel 1
Operas 1
Organization 1
Pennsylvania -- Description and travel 1
Photographs 1
Pierce-Arrow automobile 1
Portraits 1
Religion 1
Renovation (Architecture) 1
Roman Fountain 1
Root cellars 1
Scholarships 1
School enrollment 1
Sculpture 1
Spain -- Description and travel 1
Stone walls 1
Textile fabrics 1
Textiles 1
Thornlea House (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Tiles 1
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