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Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

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Identifier: 1981-04
Abstract Kate Agnes Thompson married Frank Latham Bromley on May 2, 1900, in Detroit. They moved to Bloomfield Hills and, as neighbors, became ensconced in the Cranbrook community. Kate’s personal interests centered in the arts, and she became very good friends with Carl and Olga Milles, as well as with other Cranbrook personalities. The collection consists of photocopies of excerpts from the diaries of Kate Thompson Bromley. The diary entries document Bromley’s association with Cranbrook...
Dates: 1916 - 1955

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

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Identifier: 1992-01
Abstract In 1923, George Gough Booth wrote to the Rev. Samuel Simpson Marquis with his ideas for building an Episcopal church and school on the Cranbrook estate to serve the needs of the growing Bloomfield Hills community. Booth would fund the construction of the church and provide an endowment for its maintenance. After obtaining the agreement of Bishop Herman Page, hiring and architect and a contractor, a groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 5, 1925. Christ Church Cranbrook was consecrated on...
Dates: 1923 - 2002

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

Arthur Nevill Kirk Papers

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Identifier: 1985-08
Abstract Arthur Nevill Kirk was born on July 20, 1881, in Lewes, Sussex, England. He taught as a metalcraft instructor before George Gough Booth persuaded him to move to the United States. Kirk arrived in September 1927 and began designing ecclesiastical pieces for Christ Church Cranbrook, teaching at Cranbrook School (1927-1929), and two years later directing the the metals shop of the Academy of Art and subsequently the Silver Department. When economic depression caused the art shops at the...
Dates: 1873 - 2015

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Arts and crafts movement 2
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 2
Glass painting and staining 2
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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 3
Cranbrook Foundation 3
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 3
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Maroti, Geza 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bromley, Kate Thompson 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit Industrial Mission 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Plumb, Helen 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Winter, Jessie 1
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