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George Gough Booth Papers

 Collection
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

Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1982-05
Abstract Henry Scripps Booth and Carolyn Farr Booth, lovers of art, music, and travel, were lifelong advocates of Cranbrook, dedicated to its development, both physically and organizationally. Henry (1897-1988) was the fourth child of the founders of Cranbrook, George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. Carolyn (1902-1984) was the daughter of Merton E. Farr, president of the American Shipbuilding Company. While an architecture student at the University of Michigan, Henry helped his father design the...
Dates: 1897 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1988

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Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
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Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Loja 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
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
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