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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

James Scripps and John McLaughlin Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1990-14
Abstract James Scripps Booth, an automobile designer, artist, and philosopher was the eldest son of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth born May 31, 1888, in the Trumbull Avenue home of his grandfather James Edmund Scripps, founder and publisher of the Detroit Evening News. He built a prototype of the Bi-Autogo and in 1913 Booth, uncle William J. Scripps and John Batterman formed the Scripps-Booth Cyclecar Company, manufacturers of small, belt-driven vehicles, the JB Rocket and the Packet....
Dates: 1907 - 1980

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 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

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Architecture 3
Art -- Study and teaching 2
Art auctions 2
Education 2
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century 2
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Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 3
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Institute of Science 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 3
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 2
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 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
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
University of Michigan 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, John McLaughlin 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-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 Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit Trust Company 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
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 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, Eero, 1910-1961 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
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
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