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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 Academy of Art Women's Committee

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Identifier: 1991-01
Abstract The Cranbrook Academy of Arts Women’s Committee was founded on February 11, 1966 as the social arm of the Friends of the Academy (the Museum’s new membership program). The committee’s purpose was to promote and undertake activities and projects that would further the welfare of the Academy and the Museum. Throughout nearly forty years the committee hosted numerous events, programs, and fundraising projects until disbanded in 2002. The bulk of the collection reflects primarly the Women's...
Dates: 1966 - 2006

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

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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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 3
Cranbrook Academy of Art 3
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
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Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Booth, Ellen Warren 2
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Foundation 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Myrtle Mary 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School 1
Buckberrough, John 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 Educational Community 1
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 1
Curtis, Roswell G. 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hall, Michael 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Knodel, Gerhardt 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 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
Slade, Roy 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Thompson, Paul W. (Paul Woodard), 1909-1994 1
University of Michigan 1
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Vogel, Virginia Kingswood Booth 1
White, Lee A., 1886- 1
Winter, Jessie 1
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