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George Gough Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1981-01
Abstract The collection documents the life and work of George Gough Booth, a renowned advocate of the arts, and a great philanthropist whose crowning achievement was the establishment of Cranbrook Educational Community. He was also one of the nation's leading newspapermen in the first half of this century. It includes biographical materials including legal documents, travel itineraries, talks and writings, and the financial and business records of the Cranbrook Press. It documents his working life...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

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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

Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

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Identifier: 1981-09
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. The Academy functioned as a department under the Cranbrook Foundation and included painting, architecture, sculpture, ceramics and decorative design. The first Academy students were taken in early 1930. Eliel Saarinen was the first President (1932-1946). In 1942, with the opening of the Museum and Library, the Academy became an...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1973

Cranbrook Academy of Art Exhibition Publications

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Identifier: 1998-05
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. In 1942, the Museum and Library were opened. The Art Museum was intended not only to house artworks acquired from George G. Booth through the Cranbrook Foundation, but also to serve as a teaching tool through its permanent collections and exhibitions in both the museum and the library. The collection holds a year-by-year...
Dates: 1930 - 1999

Cranbrook Academy of Art President's Office: Roy Slade Records

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Identifier: 1995-09
Abstract Roy Slade was President of Cranbrook Academy of Art (CAA) and Director of the Cranbrook Art Museum (CAM) from 1977-1995. During his tenure, Saarinen House was restored, DeSalle Auditorium was constructed, the permanent collection of the Art Museum was developed, the New Studios building was planned, and new CAA faculty and staff were hired. Records from his office provide a comprehensive look at CAA, including meeting minutes, planning documents, correspondence with alumni/ae, and...
Dates: 1974 - 1995

Cranbrook Academy of Art Student News Publications

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Identifier: 1998-05c
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. In 1942, the Museum and Library were opened. The Art Museum was intended not only to house artworks acquired from George G. Booth through the Cranbrook Foundation, but also to serve as a teaching tool through its permanent collections and exhibitions in both the museum and the library. This collection contains publications such...
Dates: 1931 - 1999

Cranbrook Academy of Art Women's Committee

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Identifier: 1991-01
Abstract The Cranbrook Academy of Arts Women’s Committee was founded on February 11, 1966 as the social arm of the Friends of the Academy (the Museum’s new membership program). The committee’s purpose was to promote and undertake activities and projects that would further the welfare of the Academy and the Museum. Throughout nearly forty years the committee hosted numerous events, programs, and fundraising projects until disbanded in 2002. The bulk of the collection reflects primarly the Women's...
Dates: 1966 - 2006

Cranbrook Architectural Office Records

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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 Art Museum Exhibition Records

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Identifier: 2013-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Art Museum (CAM) was originally housed in what is known today as the Academy of Art Administration building, along with the Academy of Art Library. The Art Museum was, and still is, a department of the Academy of Art. This collection holds materials relating to exhibitions between 1940 and 1976. This includes master checklists, loan forms and correspondence, shipping and packing records, condition surveys, insurance valuations, installation documents, checklist iterations, and...
Dates: 1940 - 1976

Cranbrook Educational Community Assistant to the President for Special Projects: Michael Boisvert and David Hart Records

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Identifier: 1993-09
Abstract The collection comprises of materials created or maintained by Michael Boisvert and David Hart who both served as assistant to the President of Special Projects at Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC). Boisvert served in this position from 1984-1985, and David Hart served from 1986-1993. The collection focuses on the internal strategic planning and external consultant master planning for institutional and campus development of Cranbrook Educational Community and its divisions. The files...
Dates: 1918 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1993

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Cranbrook Art Museum 10
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 10
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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 8
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Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 8
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 7
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 7
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 6
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 6
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 6
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 6
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 6
Slade, Roy 6
Detroit Institute of Arts 5
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 5
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 5
Bertoia, Harry 4
Croze, Harvey 4
Eames, Charles 4
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 4
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 4
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 4
Saarinen, Loja 4
University of Michigan 4
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Hammarstrom, Olav 3
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 3
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 3
Knoll Associates, Inc. 3
Maroti, Geza 3
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Buckberrough, John 2
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 2
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Eames, Ray 2
Eero Saarinen & Associates 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Ford Motor Company 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
GM Technical Center 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor, 1906-1995 2
Knodel, Gerhardt 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Raseman, Richard P. 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
Thomas, Richard 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
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