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Cranbrook Architecture Office Records

Identifier: 1998-13
Abstract Dr. Lillian H. Bauder, former President and Chief Executive Officer for the Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC), developed the Cranbrook Architecture Office. During the years 1984-1996 the Cranbrook Architecture Office was responsible for designing and fabricating additions, repairs, or renovations to the grounds, structures, or buildings of the Cranbrook community. The collection comprises of materials relative to the Brookside school, the Log Jam Arch, the Pedestrian Bridge, Pickle...
Dates: 1992 - 1998

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

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

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

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

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 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1999

Cranbrook School Records

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

Claude de Forest Collection of Eero Saarinen and Associates Material

Identifier: 1995-68
Abstract Claude de Forest received his M.A. in Architecture from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in 1956, before being hired by Eero Saarinen as a cartoonist and junior designer for Eero Saarinen & Associates from 1956-1958. Significant projects include Yale University, the Ingalls Hockey Rink, the IBM Research Center, TWA Terminal, University of Pennsylvania dormitory, and Chicago Law School. This collection contains original cartoons created by de Forest related to Eero Saarinen...
Dates: 1954 - 1962

F. Shirley Prouty Research Collection on Johannes Kirchmayer

Identifier: 2018-04
Abstract F. Shirley Prouty is the great great-niece of Johannes Kirchmayer. She spent many years researching his life, family history, and artworks. Her research is published in the book Johannes Kirchmayer, 1860-1930: master carver from Germany's passion play village to America's finest sanctuaries. This collection holds the research files for this publication. Johannes Kirchmayer was born in Oberammergau, Bavaria, in 1860 and emigrated to the United States in 1880. He work is predominantly...
Dates: 1873 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2015

Jack M. Goldman Collection of Eero Saarinen and Associates Material

Identifier: 1995-46
Abstract Jack M. Goldman came to Detroit in 1951 to work on the GM Tech Center project. From 1955-1958, Goldman worked for Eero Saarinen and Associates, except for a six month period in 1957 when he received the Francis J. Plym Fellowship to travel abroad and study European architecture. Goldman later was a principal in Fields, Goldman and Magee Architects in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. This collection contains news articles about various projects, program information and correspondence on the London...
Dates: 1953 - 1991

Olav Hammarstrom Papers

Identifier: 1995-19
Abstract Olav Hammarstrom, architect and furniture designer, was born July 16, 1906, in Heinola, Finland. He received degrees from the University of Technology and the Athenaeum in Helsinki and worked for several leading architectural firms in Finland. He managed the firm of Alvar Aalto while Aalto was in the U.S. and, after joining him to work on the Baker House dormitory at M.I.T. in 1948, he decided to stay in the U.S. and married fellow Finn Marianne Strengell, head of the weaving department at...
Dates: 1930 - 1956

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