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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

Henry Wood Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1985-05
Abstract Henry Wood Booth, husband to Clara Louise Irene Gagnier, and father of Cranbrook Founder George Gough Booth, was an English emigrant. Active in temperance work, he was also an inventor, writer, and speaker at many Detroit area churches. Published in several news and temperance papers, including a religious page in the Detroit News, for a short period he even operated the Sunday Times in Toronto. As an inventor, Henry Wood Booth received a United States patents commission during the years...
Dates: 1814 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1930

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Architecture 1
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Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Ellen Warren 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
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Booth, Henry Wood, 1837-1925 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 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 (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Reformed Episcopal Church 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 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
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
University of Michigan 1
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