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George Gough Booth Papers

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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...
Dates: 1864 - 1949

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

Walter P. Nickell Papers

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Identifier: 1998-28
Abstract Walter Prine Nickell was invited to join Cranbrook Institute of Science as an Assistant in Education in 1935 by four trustees who had seen one of his exhibits and heard him lecture. He later became an Associate Naturalist. He published 75 papers on birds, and traveled extensively, taking motion and still photography for field studies on birds, caves, rocks, minerals, and fossils in 47 states, 5 Canadian Provinces, Mexico and British Honduras. He was granted the honorary degree, Doctor of...
Dates: 1938 - 1988

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Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
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Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Art Museum 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
Croze, Harvey 1
Detroit Institute of Arts 1
Detroit News (Firm) 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, 1863-1947 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Fuller, Donald 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 1
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
Maroti, Geza 1
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Munroe, Joseph 1
Nickell, Walter P. 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Packard, James 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 1
Saarinen, Loja 1
Scripps, E. W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926 1
Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932 1
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund), 1835-1906 1
Scripps, William E. (William Edmund), 1882-1952 1
Simonds, O. C. (Ossian Cole), 1855-1931 1
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
University of Michigan 1
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