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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

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

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

Cranbrook School Records

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Identifier: 1979-06
Abstract Cranbrook School was established by a Trust Indenture on 15 January 1926 to, “provide for the moral and religious education of the youth committed to its care,” under the supervision of three governing boards: the Board of Directors, the Advisory Board, and the Board of Trustees. Originally conceived as a Church school of Christ Church Cranbrook by September of 1924, George Booth had decided that the school should have a separate site to allow for expansion. When it opened on September 19,...
Dates: 1927 - 1985

F. Shirley Prouty Research Collection on Johannes Kirchmayer

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Identifier: 2018-04
Abstract F. Shirley Prouty is the great great-niece of Johannes Kirchmayer. She spent many years researching his life, family history, and artworks. Her research is published in the book Johannes Kirchmayer, 1860-1930: master carver from Germany's passion play village to America's finest sanctuaries. This collection holds the research files for this publication. Johannes Kirchmayer was born in Oberammergau, Bavaria, in 1860 and emigrated to the United States in 1880. He work is predominantly...
Dates: 1873 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1994 - 2015

Samuel Simpson Marquis Papers

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Identifier: 1983-07
Abstract This collection documents the life and work of Rev. Dr. Samuel Simpson Marquis (1866-1948). Ordained as an Episcopalian priest, he served parishes in Massachusetts before being called to St. Joseph's Church in Detroit, Michigan. In 1906, he became Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral where he oversaw construction of the new cathedral building designed by Ralph Adams Cram. Between 1915-1920, he worked in the Welfare Department of Ford Motor Company before returning to St. Joseph's in 1921. He moved...
Dates: 1817 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1940

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

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Cranbrook Academy of Art 5
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949 4
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 4
Marquis, Samuel S., 1866-1948 4
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1963-1942 3
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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook Foundation 3
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 3
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 3
Kirchmayer, Johannes, 1860-1930 3
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 3
Booth, Henry Scripps, 1897-1988 2
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 2
Cram and Ferguson 2
Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson 2
Cranbrook Art Museum 2
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Cranbrook Archives 2
Cranbrook Institute of Science 2
Croze, Harvey 2
Detroit Institute of Arts 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 2
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 2
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 2
Maroti, Geza 2
Saarinen, Loja 2
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.) 2
Swanson, Jons Robert Ferdinand 2
University of Michigan 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
All Saints’ Ashmont (Parish : Boston, Mass.) 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Decorators 1
Ardolino, Edward 1
Askew, June 1
Askew, Richard G. 1
Bach, Oscar Bruno, 1884-1957 1
Baldwin, Benjamin, 1913-1993 1
Bank of Montreal 1
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps, 1863-1948 1
Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954 1
Booth, Ralph H. 1
Bradford, Francis Scott, 1898-1961 1
Brigham, Charles, 1841-1925 1
Brookside School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 1
Cantor, Allen 1
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997 1
Charles E. Lauriat Co. 1
Christ Church Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.). Episcopal Churchwomen 1
Church of St. Mary the Virgin (New York, N.Y.) 1
Church of the Intercession (New York, N.Y.) 1
Cleveland Museum of Art 1
Cooke, Edward S., Jr. (Edward Strong), 1954- 1
Cooper, Harriet 1
Corkery, Christopher 1
Coulter, Bruce 1
Cram, Wentworth, and Goodhue 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art. Architecture Studio 1
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research 1
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 1
Cranbrook Press 1
Cranbrook Schools 1
Detroit Industrial Mission 1
Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts 1
Detroit Trust Company 1
Eames, Charles 1
Eastern Michigan University 1
Edw. F. Caldwell & Co. 1
Ehrich Galleries 1
Emrich, Richard S. M. (Richard Stanley Merrill), 1910- 1
Ford Motor Company 1
Frayer, William Alley 1
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 1
Fuller, Donald 1
GM Technical Center 1
Grigny, Nicolas de, 1672-1703 1
Hance, G. W. (George W.) 1
Hatt, Robert T. (Robert Torrens), 1902- 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Herter Brothers (New York, N.Y.) 1
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950 1
Hoey, Harry D. (1904-1995) 1
Hvitträsk (Museum) 1
Irving & Casson 1
James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd. 1
Kellogg, Frederick William, 1866-1940 1
Kempe, Charles Eamer, 1837-1907 1
Knoll, Florence, 1917-2019 1
Lauriat, Charles E., 1842-1920 1
Lawrie, Lee, 1877-1963 1
Le Brun, Napoleon, 1821-1901 1
Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963 1
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 1
McRae, Milton A. (Milton Alexander), 1858-1930 1
Michigan State University 1
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 1
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 1
Morris & Co. (London, England) 1
Munroe, Joseph 1
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