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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

James Edmund Scripps Papers

Identifier: 1987-01
Abstract James Edmund Scripps, father of Cranbrook founder Ellen Scripps Booth, was born in London on March 19, 1835 and emigrated to the United States in 1844, settling in Rushville, Illinois. After working on the family farm, Scripps moved to Chicago to work as a reporter for the Chicago Democratic Press, which was co-founded by his uncle, John Locke Scripps. After relocating to Detroit in 1859, he worked for the Detroit Daily Advertiser. On September 16, 1862, Scripps married Harriet Josephine...
Dates: 1850 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1943

Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel Papers

Identifier: 1999-10
Abstract Virginia Kingswood Booth Vogel was the only daughter of Ralph Harman Booth and Myrtle Mary Batterman Booth. Ralph Harman Booth was a cofounder of Booth Newspapers and a brother of George Gough Booth, founder of Cranbrook. As President of the Detroit Museum of Art and of the Detroit Arts Commission, Booth was responsible for the creation of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and served as the Institute's director as well as a member of its board of directors. Virginia Booth married William Dickerman...
Dates: 1990 - 1998

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Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps 2
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Detroit News (Firm) 2
Saarinen, Loja (Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise Gesellius ) 2
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Scripps, James E. (James Edmund) 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Henry Scripps 1
Booth, Myrtle Mary Batterman 1
Bradford, Francis Scott 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Charles Scribners Sons Building (New York, N.Y.) 1
Christ Church Cranbrook 1
Clark, Thomas E. 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay) 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams 1
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Foundation 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 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 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
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
Kirchmayer, Johannes 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lauriat, Charles E. 1
Lorch, Emil 1
Manship, Paul 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S. (Samuel Simpson) 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander) 1
Michigan. Legislature. Senate 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, Lillian Swann 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis) 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning 1
Scripps, Harriet Messinger 1
Scripps, J. L. (John Locke) 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
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, J. Robert F. (Jons Robert Ferdinand) 1
University of Michigan 1
Valentiner, Wilhelm (Wilhelm Reinhold) 1
Vogel, Virginia Kingswood Booth 1
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