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George Gough Booth Papers

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 and...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

Christ Church Cranbrook Carillon Records

Identifier: 1998-08
Abstract Installed in 1927, the original Christ Church carillon was a gift from local resident Harold L. Wallace and his family. Wallace worked closely with the foundry and the architect of the church, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates, in determining the physical space requirements and the number of octaves and bells to be employed. World-renowned carilloneur Anton Brees of Antwerp played the carillon at its Christ Church dedication on September 30, 1928 and he returned to Cranbrook every summer...
Dates: 1928 - 1991

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

Identifier: 1992-01
Abstract In 1923, George Gough Booth wrote to the Rev. Samuel Simpson Marquis with his ideas for building an Episcopal church and school on the Cranbrook estate to serve the needs of the growing Bloomfield Hills community. Booth would fund the construction of the church and provide an endowment for its maintenance. After obtaining the agreement of Bishop Herman Page, hiring and architect and a contractor, a groundbreaking ceremony took place on July 5, 1925. Christ Church Cranbrook was consecrated on...
Dates: 1923 - 2002

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Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps 1
Booth, James Scripps 1
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Bradford, Francis Scott 1
Brees, Anton 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay) 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
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Detroit Industrial Mission 1
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Ehrich Galleries 1
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Fredericks, Marshall 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor 1
Hatt , Robert T. (Robert Torrens) 1
Herter, Albert 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William 1
Lauriat, Charles E. 1
Lorch, Emil 1
Manship, Paul 1
Maroti, Geza 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander) 1
Milles, Carl 1
Milles, Olga Granner 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Loja (Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise Gesellius ) 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis) 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund) 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund) 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole) 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stone, Ralph 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry 1
Strauss, Richard 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, J. Robert F. (Jons Robert Ferdinand) 1
University of Michigan 1
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