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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

James Scripps and John McLaughlin Booth Papers

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Identifier: 1990-14
Abstract James Scripps Booth, an automobile designer, artist, and philosopher was the eldest son of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth born May 31, 1888, in the Trumbull Avenue home of his grandfather James Edmund Scripps, founder and publisher of the Detroit Evening News. He built a prototype of the Bi-Autogo and in 1913 Booth, uncle William J. Scripps and John Batterman formed the Scripps-Booth Cyclecar Company, manufacturers of small, belt-driven vehicles, the JB Rocket and the Packet....
Dates: 1907 - 1980

Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary Records

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Identifier: 1995-11
Abstract Henry Scripps Booth, youngest son of the Cranbrook founders, developed the idea of organizing an auxiliary for the purpose of helping to preserve and improve the gardens surrounding Cranbrook House. The inaugural meeting of the Cranbrook Gardens Auxiliary took place the 4th of March, 1971, at Cranbrook House. The success of this organization led to the creation of the Cranbrook House Auxiliary in 1975 to organize the use of Cranbrook House for receptions and provide information about the...
Dates: 1950 - 2002

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

J. Robert F. and Pipsan Saarinen Swanson Papers

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Identifier: 1990-01
Abstract Jons Robert (Bob) Ferdinand Swanson (1900-1981) graduated from the University of Michigan School of Architecture in 1924, where he had and become friends with Henry Scripps Booth. In 1924, they established the architectural firm, Swanson and Booth. In 1927, the partnership dissolved and Bob established his own practice. Eva Lisa (Pipsan) Saarinen (1905-1979), daughter of Eliel and Loja Saarinen, studied weaving, ceramics, and fabric design at University of Helskini. She married Bob in 1926...
Dates: 1900 - 1983

Carl and Annetta Wonnberger Papers

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Identifier: 1991-14
Abstract Carl and Annetta Wonnberger were fixtures at Cranbrook for over fifty years, leaving a lasting legacy of teaching excellence at both Cranbrook Schools and the Cranbrook Theatre School. Both were recipients of the Cranbrook Founders Award (Carl in 1965 and Annetta in 1991). Head of the Cranbrook School English Department from 1930-1967, Carl was very active professionally, was a prolific writer (Cranbrook School Fight Song is attributed to him), and received numerous education and theatrical...
Dates: 1906 - 1996

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Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 3
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Academy of Art 3
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Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
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Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
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American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Decorators 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison), 1930- 1
Booth, Carolyn Farr 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, John McLaughlin 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
Denio, John P. 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 1
Eschmann, Jean 1
GM Technical Center 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge (circa 1906-) 1
Greek Theater (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Harvard University 1
Horizons-Upward Bound 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
Michigan State University 1
Mitchell, Wallace, 1911-1977 1
Moore, Eugene A., 1935- 1
Oakland Community College 1
Page, Herman, Reverend, 1866-1942 1
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 1
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Salas, Samuel A. 1
Schjolin, Maja 1
Schmidt, Julius, 1923-2017 1
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 1
St. Dunstan’s Guild of Cranbrook 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson Associates 1
Synder, Ben M., III, 1920-2017 1
Weese, Harry, 1915-1998 1
Winter, Jessie 1
Wonnberger, Annetta 1
Wonnberger, Carl George 1
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