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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 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 President’s Office: Dr. Dan M. Martin Records

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Identifier: 1991-16
Abstract

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 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 Executive Secretary: William Alley Frayer Records

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Identifier: 1980-04
Abstract William Alley Frayer had over a thirty-year careeer as a historian, teaching at both Cornell University and University of Michigan before Cranbrook Board of Trustees hired him as Executive Secretary of the Foundation in 1935. Frayer worked closely with chairman George Booth, daily discussing matters of general Cranbrook concern. Upon Frayer's retirement in 1938, Booth and Frayer decided to close the office of Executive Secretary. Frayer returned to Ann Arbor and died June 29, 1946, at the...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

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

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

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 Institute of Science 7
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Cranbrook Academy of Art 6
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Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
Frayer, William Alley 5
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 5
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 5
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 4
Buckberrough, John 4
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 3
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 3
Cranbrook Press 3
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 3
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 3
Saarinen, Loja 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 3
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Winter, Jessie 3
Barbour, William T. 2
Bauder, Lillian 2
Booth, Carolyn Farr 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Bonawit, Owen G. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 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 Church of England Primary School (Cranbrook, Kent, England) 1
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Curtis, Roswell G. 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kausch, Jack 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Levin, Carl, 1934-2021 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Martin, Dan M. 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
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