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John H. Buckberrough Notebooks

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Identifier: 1998-18
Abstract John H. Buckberrough was born in England and emigrated to the U.S. as a young man. Prior to working at Cranbrook, he worked from 1908-1918 at the Detroit Edison Co. as engineer and draftsman, and as a teller for the First State Savings Bank, from 1918-1927. His employment in the Cranbrook Architectural Office as civil engineer, was from 1927 until 1955. He died in Sept. 1955. The collection consists of Buckberrough’s 10 field notebooks filled with drawings and notations. Types of information...
Dates: 1926 - 1955

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 Educational Community Vice President of Finance and Administration: George Herbst Records

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Identifier: 1992-21
Abstract George Herbst served as Vice President of Finance and Administration of Cranbrook Educational Community between 1986 and 1996. Herbst’s administrative duties included managing capital projects, finances, legal actions, and human relations. During his term, Herbst also oversaw numerous projects including restoration or construction initiatives for the Greek Theatre, Kingswood School, Cranbrook House, the Henry Booth Studio, and the DeSalle Auditorium. He was also involved in the acquisition...
Dates: 1966 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1992

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

Cranbrook Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2020-03
Abstract Cranbrook history dates back to 1904 when George and Ellen Booth purchased land in Bloomfield Hills, MI for their home. The next five decades saw the majority of this land transformed into an educational, artistic, and scientific community. In the early 1970s, a major reorganzition created the Cranbrook Educational Community. More than a century later, in 2021, this Community comprises five program areas: Cranbrook Schools, Cranbrook Art Academy, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of...
Dates: circa 1830-; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1970

Kingswood School Records

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Identifier: 1980-01
Abstract Kingswood School Cranbrook was a day and boarding school for girls beginning with the seventh grade and continuing through the twelfth grade. Kingswood School was established through a deed of Trust executed on July 24, 1930, between the Cranbrook Foundation and a Board of Trustees consisting of William T. Barbour, Ralph Stone, Luman W. Goodenough, Alvan Macauley, Clarence H. Booth, James Inglis, and Sidney D. Waldon. The Board selected Gladys Turnbach, of Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield,...
Dates: 1930 - 1985

Richard P. Raseman Papers

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Identifier: 1979-03
Abstract The collection comprises of materials collected by Richard Perrien Raseman (1896-1976), architect, Executive Secretary, and Vice President of the Cranbrook Academy of Art from 1932-1943. During his tenure at Cranbrook he was responsible for the administration of the Academy and helped to push the establishment of the Academy as an independent and degree awarding institution. The collection includes documents associated with repair and construction projects on Cranbrook’s campus between 1934...
Dates: 1934 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1942

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 (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 4
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 4
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 3
Frayer, William Alley 3
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Barbour, William T. 2
Bauder, Lillian 2
Booth, Carolyn Farr 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cain, Stanley A. (Stanley Adair), 1902-1995 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Carmel, James H., 1919-2016 1
Colburn, William 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 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
Cranbrook Schools 1
Curtis, Roswell G. 1
Dansereau, Pierre, 1911-2011 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Eames, Charles 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Fuller, Donald 1
Goodall, Jane, 1934- 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Irving & Casson 1
Kausch, Jack 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lawrence Technological University 1
Levin, Carl, 1934-2021 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McCoy, Katherine, 1945- 1
McCoy, Michael 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Munroe, Joseph 1
Nickell, Walter P. 1
Oakland Community College 1
Packard, James 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Pallasmaa, Juhani 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Raseman, Richard P. 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
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