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Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

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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

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 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

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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
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Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bromley, Kate Thompson 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Thomas, Richard 1
University of Michigan 1
White, Lee A., 1886- 1
Winter, Jessie 1
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