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Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth Papers

Identifier: 1982-05
Abstract Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth, lovers of art, music, and travel, were lifelong advocates of Cranbrook, dedicated to its development, both physically and organizationally. Henry (1897-1988) was the fourth child of the founders of Cranbrook, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. Carolyn (1902-1984) was the daughter of Merton E. Farr, president of the American Shipbuilding Company. While an architecture student at the University of Michigan, Henry helped his father design the...
Dates: 1897 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1988

James Scripps and John McLaughlin Booth Papers

Identifier: 1990-14
Abstract James Scripps Booth, an automobile designer, artist, and philosopher was the eldest son of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth born May 31, 1888, in the Trumbull Avenue home of his grandfather James Edmund Scripps, founder and publisher of the Detroit Evening News. He built a prototype of the Bi-Autogo and in 1913 Booth, uncle William J. Scripps and John Batterman formed the Scripps-Booth Cyclecar Company, manufacturers of small, belt-driven vehicles, the JB Rocket and the Packet....
Dates: 1907 - 1980

Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

Identifier: 1981-04
Abstract Kate Agnes Thompson married Frank Latham Bromley on May 2, 1900, in Detroit. They moved to Bloomfield Hills and, as neighbors, became ensconced in the Cranbrook community. Kate’s personal interests centered in the arts, and she became very good friends with Carl and Olga Milles, as well as with other Cranbrook personalities. The collection consists of photocopies of excerpts from the diaries of Kate Thompson Bromley. The diary entries document Bromley’s association with Cranbrook...
Dates: 1916 - 1955

John H. Buckberrough Notebooks

Identifier: 1998-18
Abstract John H. Buckberrough was born in England and emigrated to the U.S. as a young man. Prior to working at Cranbrook, he worked from 1908-1918 at the Detroit Edison Co. as engineer and draftsman, and as a teller for the First State Savings Bank, from 1918-1927. His employment in the Cranbrook Architectural Office as civil engineer, was from 1927 until 1955. He died in Sept. 1955. The collection consists of Buckberrough’s 10 field notebooks filled with drawings and notations. Types of information...
Dates: 1926 - 1955

Christ Church Cranbrook Carillon Records

Identifier: 1998-08
Abstract Installed in 1927, the original Christ Church carillon was a gift from local resident Harold L. Wallace and his family. Wallace worked closely with the foundry and the architect of the church, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates, in determining the physical space requirements and the number of octaves and bells to be employed. World-renowned carilloneur Anton Brees of Antwerp played the carillon at its Christ Church dedication on September 30, 1928 and he returned to Cranbrook every summer...
Dates: 1928 - 2022

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

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

Doris Corbett Papers

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

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 Educational Community Publications

Identifier: 1995-13
Abstract Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) is comprised of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Cranbrook House & Gardens, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook Schools, and Horizons-Upward Bound. CEC Publications comprises serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Serials range from staff newsletters to community magazines featuring a variety of topics covering all...
Dates: 1969 - 2005

Cranbrook Educational Community Vice President of Finance and Administration: George Herbst Records

Identifier: 1992-21
Abstract George Herbst served as Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cranbrook Educational Community between 1986 and 1996. Herbst’s administrative duties included managing capital projects, finances, legal actions, and human relations. During his term, Herbst also oversaw numerous projects including restoration or construction initiatives for the Greek Theatre, Kingswood School, Cranbrook House, the Henry Booth Studio, and the DeSalle Auditorium. He was also involved in the acquisition...
Dates: 1966 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1992

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Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 6
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 5
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Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 5
Booth, Carolyn Farr 4
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 4
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 4
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 4
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 4
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 4
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 4
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 4
Bertoia, Harry 3
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Eames, Charles 3
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 3
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 3
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Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 3
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 3
McEwen, Katherine 3
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
University of Michigan 3
Winter, Jessie 3
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 3
Barbour, William T. 2
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 2
Bauder, Lillian 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
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Kausch, Jack 2
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
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Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
All Saints’ Ashmont (Parish : Boston, Mass.) 1
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
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