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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

Doris Corbett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-08
Abstract Doris Corbett was a history professor and well-known singer and ballad composer, teaching and performing throughout the United States and Canada. While pursuing her doctorate in history, Ms. Corbett’s research brought her to Cranbrook to study the Arts & Crafts movement, Ellen Scripps Booth, and Nellie Beveridge Gray. The bulk of the collection consists of Ms. Corbett’s research of Ellen Scripps Booth and Nellie Beveridge Gray. Of particular note are the transcripts of the oral histories...
Dates: Circa 1873-1989

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 Press and Photo Department Records

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Identifier: 1990-42
Abstract In 1900, George Gough Booth established the Cranbrook Press at the Detroit Evening News building. The enterprise lasted only two years, but it was later revived at Cranbrook in 1930. The Print Shop was headed by Edward Alonzo Miller, a well-known typographer, and Jean Eschmann, a bookbinder of high repute, and already employed by Booth, provided fine leather bindings. The first volume produced by Miller and Eschmann was a service book for the Festival of Gifts at Cranbrook Church. The...
Dates: 1929 - 1975

Kingswood School Records

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Identifier: 1980-01
Abstract Kingswood School Cranbrook was a day and boarding school for girls beginning with the seventh grade and continuing through the twelfth grade. Kingswood School was established through a deed of Trust executed on July 24, 1930, between the Cranbrook Foundation and a Board of Trustees consisting of William T. Barbour, Ralph Stone, Luman W. Goodenough, Alvan Macauley, Clarence H. Booth, James Inglis, and Sidney D. Waldon. The Board selected Gladys Turnbach, of Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield,...
Dates: 1930 - 1985

Carl Milles Papers

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Identifier: 1989-13
Abstract Carl Emil Wilhelm Anderson was a prolific Swedish sculptor who worked as head of the Department of Sculpture at the Cranbrook Academy of Art from 1931-1951. He began his career in woodwork while trying to establish professional recognition as a sculptor. In 1905 Milles married painter Olga Granner and in 1908, he began to build a home at Hersud, Lidingo, near Stockholm. By 1920, he had become Professor of Modeling at the Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, and subsequently become the...
Dates: 1917 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1945

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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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 6
Cranbrook Academy of Art 6
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 6
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 5
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 4
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Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 4
Cranbrook Institute of Science 4
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 4
Saarinen, Loja 4
Bertoia, Harry 3
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Foundation 3
Cranbrook Press 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Frayer, William Alley 3
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 3
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 3
Maroti, Geza 3
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Saarinen, Lillian Swann, 1912- 3
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 3
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 3
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 3
University of Michigan 3
Barbour, William T. 2
Booth, Carolyn Farr 2
Booth, Ralph H. 2
Buckberrough, John 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 2
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 2
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 2
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962 2
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 2
Morris & Co. (London, England) 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 2
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 2
Strengell, Gustaf 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Bauder, Lillian 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Corbett, Doris 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Dinkeloo, John G. (John Gerard), 1918-1981 1
Eames, Charles 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford Motor Company 1
GM Technical Center 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hedin, Sven Anders, 1865-1952 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 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
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Kausch, Jack 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Öhquist, Johannes, 1861-1949 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
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