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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

James Scripps and John McLaughlin Booth Papers

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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

Cranbrook Foundation Executive Secretary: William Alley Frayer Records

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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

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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 Institute of Science Director’s Office Records

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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

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Cranbrook Academy of Art 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
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Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Frayer, William Alley 3
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Buckberrough, John 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, John McLaughlin 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cain, Stanley A. (Stanley Adair), 1902-1995 1
Carmel, James H., 1919-2016 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Colburn, William 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
Croze, Harvey 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Eames, Charles 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goodall, Jane, 1934- 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 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
Lawrence Technological University 1
Levin, Carl, 1934-2021 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McCoy, Katherine, 1945- 1
McCoy, Michael 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Michigan State University 1
Nickell, Walter P. 1
Oakland Community College 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Pallasmaa, Juhani 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
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