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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 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

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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
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Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 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 Educational Community 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Detroit Industrial Mission 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson Associates 1
University of Michigan 1
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