Bruce N. Coulter Papers
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.
- 1940 - 1978
- Coulter, Bruce (Person)
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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.
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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.
The collection is arranged alphabetically.
Gift of the family of Bruce N. Coulter.
William Landis, February, 1996.
- Guide to the Bruce N. Coulter Papers
- William Landis
- February 1996
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