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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

Kate Thompson Bromley Papers

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Identifier: 1981-04
Abstract Kate Agnes Thompson married Frank Latham Bromley on May 2, 1900, in Detroit. They moved to Bloomfield Hills and, as neighbors, became ensconced in the Cranbrook community. Kate’s personal interests centered in the arts, and she became very good friends with Carl and Olga Milles, as well as with other Cranbrook personalities. The collection consists of photocopies of excerpts from the diaries of Kate Thompson Bromley. The diary entries document Bromley’s association with Cranbrook...
Dates: 1916 - 1955

Christ Church Cranbrook Records

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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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Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 2
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Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 2
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 2
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Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 2
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 2
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 2
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Ardolino, Edward 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Bertoia, Harry 1
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Bromley, Kate Thompson 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cram and Ferguson 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 1
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Detroit Industrial Mission 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
Eschmann, Jean 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 1
Gray, Nellie Beveridge 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McEwen, Katherine 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Packard Motor Car Company 1
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 1
Royal School of Needlework (London, England) 1
Saarinen Swanson, Pipsan 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
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stone, Ralph, 1868-1957 1
Stratton, Mary Chase Perry, 1867-1961 1
Strengell, Gustaf 1
Strengell, Marianne, 1909- 1
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 1
University of Michigan 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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