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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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Architecture 1
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Art -- Study and teaching 1
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Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) 1
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Barbour, William T. 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Foundation 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 Institute of Arts 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 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
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 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 Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
Vettraino, Dominick 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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