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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

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

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

Cranbrook School Records

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Identifier: 1979-06
Abstract Cranbrook School was established by a Trust Indenture on 15 January 1926 to, “provide for the moral and religious education of the youth committed to its care,” under the supervision of three governing boards: the Board of Directors, the Advisory Board, and the Board of Trustees. Originally conceived as a Church school of Christ Church Cranbrook by September of 1924, George Booth had decided that the school should have a separate site to allow for expansion. When it opened on September 19,...
Dates: 1927 - 1985

Marianne Strengell Papers

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Identifier: 1991-07
Abstract Marianne Strengell, daughter of Finnish architect Gustaf Strengell and interior designer Anna Wegelius. Prior to becoming an instructor at Cranbrook in 1937 on Eliel Saarinen's invitation, Strengell held several positions in Scandinavia, designing rugs, textiles and interiors. In 1942, when Loja Saarinen retired, Strengell replaced her as head of the Department of Weaving and Textile Design. She developed a curriculum that emphasized weave structure, versus the more pictorial imagery used by...
Dates: 1620 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1995

Saarinen Family Papers

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Identifier: 1990-08
Abstract Finnish architect, Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen was born August 20, 1873. In 1904 Saarinen married artist Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise “Loja” Gesellius (b. 1879). The Saarinen's daughter Eeva Lisa “Pipsan” was born in Helsingfors, Finland on 31 March 1905 and their son Eero was born in Kyrkslaett, Finland on 20 August 1910. In 1923 Eliel met the Detroit newspaper magnate George Gough Booth, who was to become his chief patron in America. At Booth’s invitation, Saarinen moved his practice to...
Dates: 1880 - 1989

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Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Croze, Harvey 3
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 3
Strengell, Gustaf 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 2
Frayer, William Alley 2
GM Technical Center 2
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 2
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 2
University of Michigan 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Bromley, Kate Thompson 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Coir, Mark 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Corkery, Christopher 1
Coulter, Bruce 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 Educational Community 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eames, Ray 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Emrich, Richard S. M. (Richard Stanley Merrill), 1910- 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford Motor Company 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hammarstrom, Olav 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hoey, Harry D. (1904-1995) 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
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