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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 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

Carl Milles Papers

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Identifier: 1989-13
Abstract Carl Emil Wilhelm Anderson was a prolific Swedish sculptor who worked as head of the Department of Sculpture at the Cranbrook Academy of Art from 1931-1951. He began his career in woodwork while trying to establish professional recognition as a sculptor. In 1905 Milles married painter Olga Granner and in 1908, he began to build a home at Hersud, Lidingo, near Stockholm. By 1920, he had become Professor of Modeling at the Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, and subsequently become the...
Dates: 1917 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1945

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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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 3
Cranbrook Institute of Science 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Maroti, Geza 3
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
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Saarinen, Loja 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Foundation 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
University of Michigan 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
GM Technical Center 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hedin, Sven Anders, 1865-1952 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
McEwen, Katherine 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Öhquist, Johannes, 1861-1949 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Rosenthal, Tony, 1914-2009 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
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