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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

Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel Papers

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Identifier: 1999-10
Abstract Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel was the only daughter of Ralph Harman Booth and Myrtle Mary Batterman Booth. Ralph Harman Booth was a cofounder of Booth Newspapers and a brother of George Gough Booth, founder of Cranbrook. As President of the Detroit Museum of Art and of the Detroit Arts Commission, Booth was responsible for the creation of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and served as the Institute's director as well as a member of its board of directors. Virginia Booth married William...
Dates: 1990 - 1998

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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Academy of Art 2
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Cranbrook Foundation 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 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, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Myrtle Mary 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
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 Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 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
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 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
University of Michigan 1
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Vogel, Virginia Kingswood Booth 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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