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George Gough Booth Papers

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

John H. Buckberrough Notebooks

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

James H. Carmel Papers

Identifier: 2016-08
Abstract James Carmel, a National Academy of Design graduate, worked as the Assistant Preparator at Cranbrook Institute of Science from 1939-early 1970s. He shared a suite at the Academy of Art with Harry Bertoia, and became part of the social life of Cranbrook with Carl Milles, Charles and Catherine Eames, Maija Grotell, Marshall Fredericks, Marianne Strengell, Clifford West and Zoltan Sepeshy. The collection reflects mainly his work for the Institute of Science, and to a lesser extent his...
Dates: 1973 - 1998

William Colburn Photographs

Identifier: 1983-08

William Colburn was a volunteer and Trustee of the Cranbrook Institute of Science, assisting with the care and acquisition of mineral specimens, including those he collected himself on excavations. This collection consists of several prints and negatives associated with those excavations, particularly the J.J. Greenwood Mound.

Dates: 1883 - 1966

Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

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

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 Assistant to the President for Special Projects: Michael Boisvert and David Hart Records

Identifier: 1993-09
Abstract The collection comprises of materials created or maintained by Michael Boisvert and David Hart who both served as assistant to the President of Special Projects at Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC). Boisvert served in this position from 1984-1985, and David Hart served from 1986-1993. The collection focuses on the internal strategic planning and external consultant master planning for institutional and campus development of Cranbrook Educational Community and its divisions. The files...
Dates: 1918 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1993

Cranbrook Educational Community Board of Trustees Records

Identifier: 1990-03
Abstract Created in 1927, the Cranbrook Board of Trustees was the primary authority of the Cranbrook Foundation, which was established by George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth to endow and support the Brookside School, Cranbrook School, Kingswood School, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Institute of Science, and Cranbrook Academy of Art. In the 1970s, the Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) was established, and as a result, the Foundation was liquidated, and Christ Church Cranbrook became an...
Dates: 1971 - 1999

Cranbrook Educational Community President’s Office: Dr. Dan M. Martin Records

Identifier: 1991-16

This collection contains materials surrounding the career of Dr. Dan M. Martin, second president of the Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) from 1980 to 1984. The materials primarily comprise correspondence documenting CEC governance and activities, memoranda, speeches, and executive searches. Also included are files pertaining to Dr. Martin’s inaugural celebration.

Dates: 1980 - 1984

Cranbrook Educational Community Publications

Identifier: 1995-13
Abstract Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) is comprised of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Cranbrook House & Gardens, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook Schools, and Horizons-Upward Bound. CEC Publications comprises serials produced by the CEC from various departments and with a number of different target audiences. Serials range from staff newsletters to community magazines featuring a variety of topics covering all...
Dates: 1969 - 2005

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Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 11
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Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 10
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 9
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 5
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 5
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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 4
Frayer, William Alley 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 4
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Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
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Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Maroti, Geza 3
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 3
University of Michigan 3
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Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
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Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
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Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 2
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 2
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Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Levin, Carl, 1934-2021 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Nickell, Walter P. 2
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Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Appleman, Daniel E. (1931-1998) 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
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