History, 1924 - 1988
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, correspondence, reports, and resignations.
Series III: Financial (1923-1965) contains appraisals; invoices; Children's School Trust journal and ledger; and reports.
Series IV: Building Records (1929-1998) holds materials relating to the building and additions including the Early Childhood Center, and art objects.
Series V: Parent Organizations (1960-1985) holds a bulk of Parent Council materials with some Dads' Club and Mothers' Club materials.
Series VI: Programs (1929-2018) includes the invitations and brochures for annual and ad hoc school events.
Series VII: Publications (1924-2013) includes all printed materials created by and related to the activities of the school.
Series VIII: Oversize (1922-2009) contains photographic materials, a history of the school collated by John Denio, a financial ledger, and some items of realia.
Series IX: Audio-Visual (1953-2012) includes VHS, audio cassette, and mini-DV formats mostly of performing arts events.
- 1924 - 1988
Access to the collection is unrestricted.
From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet (23 MS, 10 SB, 3 OS)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- Art -- Study and teaching
- Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949
- Booth, Cynthia
- Booth, Edna
- Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988
- Booth, Melinda
- Cornerstone laying
- Devices (Heraldry)
- Douglas, Murray
- George G. Booth birthday centennial
- Jungwirth, Joachim
- Kirk, Arthur Nevill
- Maroti, Geza
- Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
- Nursery schools
- Parden, Warren
- Parent meeting 
- Robbia, Andrea della, 1435?-1525?
- Schiwetz, Berthold Tex, 1909-1971
- Swanson, Robert Saarinen
- Williams, Helen Southgate
Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository