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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

Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1982-05
Abstract Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth, lovers of art, music, and travel, were lifelong advocates of Cranbrook, dedicated to its development, both physically and organizationally. Henry (1897-1988) was the fourth child of the founders of Cranbrook, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. Carolyn (1902-1984) was the daughter of Merton E. Farr, president of the American Shipbuilding Company. While an architecture student at the University of Michigan, Henry helped his father design the...
Dates: 1897 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1988

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 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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Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Cranbrook Institute of Science 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 3
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 3
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Buckberrough, John 3
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Saarinen, Loja 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Booth, Carolyn Farr 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
University of Michigan 2
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 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
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Colburn, William 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Detroit News (Firm) 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
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
Pallasmaa, Juhani 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
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