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Cranbrook Academy of Art Administration Records

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Identifier: 1981-09
Abstract In 1927 George G. Booth established the Cranbrook Academy of Art as an educational environment where students could come and learn from master artists in residence. The Academy functioned as a department under the Cranbrook Foundation and included painting, architecture, sculpture, ceramics and decorative design. The first Academy students were taken in early 1930. Eliel Saarinen was the first President (1932-1946). In 1942, with the opening of the Museum and Library, the Academy became an...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1973

Cranbrook Academy of Art Women's Committee

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Identifier: 1991-01
Abstract The Cranbrook Academy of Arts Women’s Committee was founded on February 11, 1966 as the social arm of the Friends of the Academy (the Museum’s new membership program). The committee’s purpose was to promote and undertake activities and projects that would further the welfare of the Academy and the Museum. Throughout nearly forty years the committee hosted numerous events, programs, and fundraising projects until disbanded in 2002. The bulk of the collection reflects primarly the Women's...
Dates: 1966 - 2006

Cranbrook Educational Community President's Office: Dr. Lillian H. Bauder Records

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Identifier: 2020-08
Abstract Lillian Hinckley Bauder (1939- ) was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) from 1984 to 1996. A renowned author, educator and administrator, Dr. Bauder is also a respected community leader and a vigorous advocate for the arts. The collection includes committee meeting materials from the Architectural Advisory Committee, the Governance Committee, the Compensation, and Long-Range Planning Committees as well as the Board of Trustees and the Ad Hoc...
Dates: 1922 - 2006

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 Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2020-03
Abstract Cranbrook history dates back to 1904 when George and Ellen Booth purchased land in Bloomfield Hills, MI for their home. The next five decades saw the majority of this land transformed into an educational, artistic, and scientific community. In the early 1970s, a major reorganzition created the Cranbrook Educational Community. More than a century later, in 2021, this Community comprises five program areas: Cranbrook Schools, Cranbrook Art Academy, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of...
Dates: circa 1830-; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1970

Cranbrook Lower School Brookside Records

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Identifier: 2002-04
Abstract After various attempts at a school for young children in the area, the Bloomfield Hills School opened in 1922, occupying the Meeting House owned and built by George G. Booth at Lone Pine and Cranbrook Roads. With subsequent building additions by Booth and his son Henry Scripps Booth, the student body likewise grew from eight students in its first year to 101 by 1929. A private co-ed school for students in grades K-6, the school officially became Brookside School Cranbrook in 1930. Undergoing...
Dates: 1922 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1999

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

Jack Kausch Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 2002-11
Abstract John W. (Jack) Kausch (1929-2002) was a Cranbrook School ('47) and University of Michigan ('56) alum whose keen interest in photography and film led to a lucrative career as a photographer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. His first stint as a photographer for Cranbrook’s student newspaper (The Crane), and yearbook (The Brook) was the launchpad for his 34-year long career. Kausch not only owned a photographic studio in Birmingham, MI, he participated in projects organized by the likes of the Jam...
Dates: 1960 - 2001

Ralph Rapson Papers

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Identifier: 2012-01
Abstract Ralph Rapson, born on September 13, 1914, in Alma, Michigan, won a scholarship to the University of Michigan's College of Architecture in 1935. Admitted to the Phi Kappa Phi Society in 1938, he was encouraged to apply for the George G. Booth Travelling Fellowship in Architecture. He did not receive the fellowship but his submission impressed Eliel Saarinen, who offered Rapson a scholarship to attend the Academy of Art, where he helped Saarinen on a planning project for the State Capitol...
Dates: 1935 - 1954

S. Glen Paulsen Papers

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Identifier: 1991-25
Abstract Serenus Glen Paulsen attended the University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Art from 1938 to 1942, then spent three years in the military under commanding officer, Marshall Fredericks (a sculptor). After the war, he received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Fine Arts, followed by a Master of Architecture and City Planning from the Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. Paulsen worked for several firms, including Eero Saarinen and...
Dates: 1940 - 1990

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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 9
Cranbrook Academy of Art 6
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 5
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 5
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 5
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Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Cranbrook Art Museum 4
Cranbrook Foundation 4
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974 4
University of Michigan 4
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Institute of Science 3
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Croze, Harvey 3
Detroit Institute of Arts 3
Eames, Charles 3
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 3
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973 3
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 3
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 3
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 3
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 3
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 3
Bertoia, Harry 2
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 2
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 2
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 2
Cranbrook Press 2
Cranbrook Schools 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Knoll Associates, Inc. 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 2
McEwen, Katherine 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 2
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 2
Slade, Roy 2
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 2
Vettraino, Dominick 2
White, Lee A., 1886- 2
Winter, Jessie 2
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Barbour, William T. 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Bauder, Lillian 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Booth, Stephen Farr 1
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-1981 1
Buckberrough, John 1
Burrowes, Marcus R. 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 1
Coir, Mark 1
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Corkery, Christopher 1
Coulter, Bruce 1
Cranbrook Architectural Office 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
DeSalle, Peggy 1
Denio, John P. 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Dow, Alden B., 1904-1983 1
Eero Saarinen & Associates 1
Emrich, Richard S. M. (Richard Stanley Merrill), 1910- 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fuller, Donald 1
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 1
GM Technical Center 1
General Motors Corporation 1
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 1
Hall, Michael 1
Hammarstrom, Olav 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Hoey, Harry D. (1904-1995) 1
Hudnut, Joseph, 1886-1968 1
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey), 1887-1949 1
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 1
Irving & Casson 1
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 1
Kausch, Jack 1
Keck, George Fred, 1895-1980 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Knodel, Gerhardt 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Knoll, Hans, 1914-1955 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
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