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Cranbrook Architectural Office Records

Identifier: 1989-01
Abstract Records of the Cranbrook Architectural Office which was responsible for the supervision, inspection, approval and acceptance of all construction work at Cranbrook, beginning with Eliel Saarinen's leadership through its closure in the 1980s. The materials reflect the planning and building phases of the Brookside School (BS), Christ Church Cranbrook (CCC), Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA), Cranbrook House, Cranbrook Institute of Science (CIS), Cranbrook School (CS), Kingswood School (KS), and...
Dates: 1925 - 1987

Cranbrook Foundation Executive Secretary: William Alley Frayer Records

Identifier: 1980-04
Abstract William Alley Frayer had over a thirty-year careeer as a historian, teaching at both Cornell University and University of Michigan before Cranbrook Board of Trustees hired him as Executive Secretary of the Foundation in 1935. Frayer worked closely with chairman George Booth, daily discussing matters of general Cranbrook concern. Upon Frayer's retirement in 1938, Booth and Frayer decided to close the office of Executive Secretary. Frayer returned to Ann Arbor and died June 29, 1946, at the...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

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

Cranbrook Founders’ Day Records

Identifier: 1996-09
Abstract The Founders' Award recognizes those who have made a special contribution to Cranbrook. The first Founders’ Day Celebration was held at Cranbrook School on October 26, 1928. After dinner at the school, George Gough Booth made an address to the student body, formally conveying the school buildings to them, and speaking of citizenship. He also made a presentation to the school of Rembrandt Peale’s portrait of George Washington, to be hung in the lobby of the Commons. The formal address,...
Dates: 1928 - 1993

Cranbrook Institute of Science Director’s Office Records

Identifier: 1990-31
Abstract Cranbrook Institute of Science is a nationally recognized natural history and science museum primarily serving Michigan and the Great Lakes region. It seeks to interest and educate people of all ages about nature, science and humankind through its exhibits, education, collection, research, and public programs. The Institute is a division of Cranbrook Educational Community, beginning, as do all Cranbrook institutions, with the vision and generosity of George Gough Booth. Originally...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

Cranbrook Press and Photo Department Records

Identifier: 1990-42
Abstract In 1900, George Gough Booth established the Cranbrook Press at the Detroit Evening News building. The enterprise lasted only two years, but it was later revived at Cranbrook in 1930. The Print Shop was headed by Edward Alonzo Miller, a well-known typographer, and Jean Eschmann, a bookbinder of high repute, and already employed by Booth, provided fine leather bindings. The first volume produced by Miller and Eschmann was a service book for the Festival of Gifts at Cranbrook Church. The...
Dates: 1929 - 1975

Cranbrook Lower School Brookside Records

Identifier: 2002-04
Abstract After various attempts at a school for young children in the area, the Bloomfield Hills School opened in 1922, occupying the Meeting House owned and built by George G. Booth at Lone Pine and Cranbrook Roads. With subsequent building additions by Booth and his son Henry Scripps Booth, the student body likewise grew from eight students in its first year to 101 by 1929. A private co-ed school for students in grades K-6, the school officially became Brookside School Cranbrook in 1930. Undergoing...
Dates: 1922 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1999

Cranbrook School Records

Identifier: 1979-06
Abstract Cranbrook School was established by a Trust Indenture on 15 January 1926 to, “provide for the moral and religious education of the youth committed to its care,” under the supervision of three governing boards: the Board of Directors, the Advisory Board, and the Board of Trustees. Originally conceived as a Church school of Christ Church Cranbrook by September of 1924, George Booth had decided that the school should have a separate site to allow for expansion. When it opened on September 19,...
Dates: 1927 - 1985

Kingswood School Records

Identifier: 1980-01
Abstract Kingswood School Cranbrook was a day and boarding school for girls beginning with the seventh grade and continuing through the twelfth grade. Kingswood School was established through a deed of Trust executed on July 24, 1930, between the Cranbrook Foundation and a Board of Trustees consisting of William T. Barbour, Ralph Stone, Luman W. Goodenough, Alvan Macauley, Clarence H. Booth, James Inglis, and Sidney D. Waldon. The Board selected Gladys Turnbach, of Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield,...
Dates: 1930 - 1985

F. Shirley Prouty Research Collection on Johannes Kirchmayer

Identifier: 2018-04
Abstract F. Shirley Prouty is the great great-niece of Johannes Kirchmayer. She spent many years researching his life, family history, and artworks. Her research is published in the book Johannes Kirchmayer, 1860-1930: master carver from Germany's passion play village to America's finest sanctuaries. This collection holds the research files for this publication. Johannes Kirchmayer was born in Oberammergau, Bavaria, in 1860 and emigrated to the United States in 1880. He work is predominantly...
Dates: 1873 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2015

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Cranbrook Academy of Art 18
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Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 10
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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 10
Cranbrook Institute of Science 9
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 9
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 9
Saarinen, Loja 9
Bertoia, Harry 8
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 8
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 8
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 8
University of Michigan 8
Eames, Charles 7
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 7
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 7
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 7
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 7
Detroit News (Firm) 6
Maroti, Geza 6
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 6
Winter, Jessie 6
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
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Cranbrook Press 5
Frayer, William Alley 5
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 5
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 5
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 5
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 5
Vettraino, Dominick 5
White, Lee A., 1886- 5
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 5
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Coir, Mark 4
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 4
Croze, Harvey 4
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 4
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 4
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 4
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 4
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 4
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 4
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 3
Barbour, William T. 3
Booth, Carolyn Farr 3
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 3
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 3
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Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 3
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
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Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 3
McEwen, Katherine 3
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 3
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Slade, Roy 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
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Thomas, Richard 3
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 3
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 2
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 2
Bauder, Lillian 2
Booth, Myrtle Mary 2
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 2
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 2
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Cram and Ferguson 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 2
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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
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