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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 Foundation Office Records

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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 Lower School Brookside Records

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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 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1999

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Architecture 3
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 3
Art -- Study and teaching 2
Carillons 2
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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 3
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 3
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Academy of Art 3
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 3
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Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Coir, Mark 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Denio, John P. 1
Detroit Industrial Mission 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
University of Michigan 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
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