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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 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 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

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

Saarinen Family Papers

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Identifier: 1990-08
Abstract Finnish architect, Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen was born August 20, 1873. In 1904 Saarinen married artist Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise “Loja” Gesellius (b. 1879). The Saarinen's daughter Eeva Lisa “Pipsan” was born in Helsingfors, Finland on 31 March 1905 and their son Eero was born in Kyrkslaett, Finland on 20 August 1910. In 1923 Eliel met the Detroit newspaper magnate George Gough Booth, who was to become his chief patron in America. At Booth’s invitation, Saarinen moved his practice to...
Dates: 1880 - 1989

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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 6
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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 5
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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 4
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 4
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 4
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 4
Saarinen, Loja 4
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 4
Bertoia, Harry 3
Cranbrook Art Museum 3
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Maroti, Geza 3
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
University of Michigan 3
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Buckberrough, John 2
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 2
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 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
Cantor, Allen 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Eames, Charles 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Fuller, Donald 1
GM Technical Center 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
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