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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864 - 1949

Found in 200 Collections and/or Records:

Charles F. Moore Residence, Gift to CCC, 1961-1963, 1970

 File — Container: Box 7, Folder: 16
Collection Scope From the Collection: SERIES I: Administration (1927-1995) documents the administrative and financial activities of the church over time. This series contains two subseries:Subseries 1: Governance and which contains annual reports and bylaws.Subseries 2: Financial which contains a large number of reports that provide a clear picture of Christ Church Cranbrook’s fiscal health over time. SERIES II: Building and Grounds (1926-1999) consists of two subseries: Subseries...
Dates: 1961-1963, 1970

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-01
Abstract In 1923, George Gough Booth wrote to the Rev. Samuel Simpson Marquis with his ideas for building an Episcopal church and school on the Cranbrook estate to serve the needs of the growing Bloomfield Hills community. Booth would fund the construction of the church and provide an endowment for its maintenance. After obtaining the agreement of Bishop Herman Page, hiring and architect and a contractor, a groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 5, 1925. Christ Church Cranbrook was consecrated on...
Dates: 1923 - 2002

Codicils to last will and testament, 1916, 1945, 1949

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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: 1916, 1945, 1949

Contract - Wermuth, 1926

 File — Container: Box 2, Folder: 2
Collection Scope From the Collection: This collection contains Cranbrook School records from its establishment in 1927 until its merger with Kingwood School in 1985. SERIES I: Governance (1926-1973). The Board of Trustees Subseries contains legal instruments, Bylaws and correspondence relating to the foundation and opening of Cranbrook School. It also contains minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees. The Board of Directors Subseries contains Bylaws and materials relating to the organization of governance...
Dates: 1926

Contributions, UM Traveling Fellowship, 1932 - 1937

 File — Container: Box 10, 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: 1932 - 1937

Doris Corbett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-08
Abstract Doris Corbett was a history professor and well-known singer and ballad composer, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Canada. While pursuing her doctorate in history, Ms. Corbett’s research brought her to Cranbrook to study the Arts & Crafts movement, Ellen Scripps Booth, and Nellie Beveridge Gray. The bulk of the collection consists of Ms. Corbett’s research of Ellen Scripps Booth and Nellie Beveridge Gray. Of particular note are the transcripts of the oral histories...
Dates: Circa 1873-1989

Correspondence, 1929 - 1931

 File — Container: Box 29, Folder: 3
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: 1929 - 1931

Correspondence, 1927 - 1949

 File — Container: Box 42, 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: 1927 - 1949

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, 1927 - 1933-08

 File — Container: Box 43, Folder: 13
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: 1927 - 1933-08