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Bruce N. Coulter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-06

Collection Scope

The bulk of this collection consists of typescripts, research and production notes, correspondence, illustrations and photographs, and publicity concerning Forty Years On, Bruce Coulter's history of the first forty years of Cranbrook School. It also includes the typescript for "The Facts of the Case," a story written in 1962; a Cranbrook School baseball team scorebook, 1940-1942; and two scrapbooks, ca. 1940-1962, compiled by Coulter from student sketches and writings left behind in his classroom.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1978

Creator

Access

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Use

Permission to use collection materials must be requested in writing.

History

Bruce Coulter, born on December 25, 1897, was raised in Saranac Lake, New York, and attended Vermont Academy, Brown University, and the University of Michigan. He joined the faculty of Cranbrook School as an English master in 1936, serving as faculty member, coach, and administrator. He left Cranbrook in 1962 to become headmaster of The Kingsbury School (Oxford, Michigan), from which he retired in 1967. He died at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, on April 20, 1980.

Extent

1.3 Linear Feet (3 MS)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bruce Coulter joined the faculty of Cranbrook School as an English master in 1936, serving as faculty member, coach, and administrator. The bulk of this collection consists of materials concerning "Forty Years On", Bruce Coulter's history of the first forty years of Cranbrook School, and the typescript for "The Facts of the Case," a story written in 1962; a Cranbrook School baseball team scorebook, 1940-1942; and two scrapbooks.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

Gift of the family of Bruce N. Coulter.

Related Materials

Cranbrook School Records (1979-06)

Processing History

William Landis, February, 1996.
Title
Guide to the Bruce N. Coulter Papers
Status
Completed
Author
William Landis
Date
February 1996
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
Resource record created by Laura MacNewman.

Repository Details

Part of the Cranbrook Archives, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Repository

Contact:
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