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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

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 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 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

Lee A. White Papers

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Identifier: 1979-02
Abstract Lee A White was a journalist, working for the Detroit News from 1911 until his retirement in 1952, except between 1914-1917, when he was an associate professor and chairman of the journalism department at the University of Washington. He developed a close relationship with George G. Booth, serving as his Editorial Secretary and, from 1936, he also served as Chief Librarian for the newspaper, and became its first Director of Public Relations. He served as Director of Cranbrook School for 20...
Dates: 1926 - 1958

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Cranbrook Academy of Art 6
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Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 6
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
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Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 4
Buckberrough, John 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Frayer, William Alley 4
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 4
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 4
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 4
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 3
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Loja 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Vettraino, Dominick 3
Winter, Jessie 3
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Eames, Charles 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 2
University of Michigan 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 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
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cain, Stanley A. (Stanley Adair), 1902-1995 1
Carmel, James H., 1919-2016 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 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 Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Church of England Primary School (Cranbrook, Kent, England) 1
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Curtis, Roswell G. 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goodall, Jane, 1934- 1
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 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
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