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Cranbrook Foundation Office Records

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Identifier: 1981-05
Abstract The Cranbrook Foundation was established on November 28, 1927, by George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth. It was a trust and administrative entity to endow and support the six institutions that George and Ellen had founded: Brookside School Cranbrook, Christ Church Cranbrook, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook School, and Kingswood School Cranbrook. It's initial mission was, "to add to and strengthen the educational and cultural facilities within the State...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

Cranbrook Founders’ Day Records

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Identifier: 1996-09
Abstract The Founders' Award recognizes those who have made a special contribution to Cranbrook. The first Founders’ Day Celebration was held at Cranbrook School on October 26, 1928. After dinner at the school, George Gough Booth made an address to the student body, formally conveying the school buildings to them, and speaking of citizenship. He also made a presentation to the school of Rembrandt Peale’s portrait of George Washington, to be hung in the lobby of the Commons. The formal address,...
Dates: 1928 - 1993

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 house...
Dates: 1950 - 2002

Cranbrook Institute of Science Director’s Office Records

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Identifier: 1990-31
Abstract Cranbrook Institute of Science is a nationally recognized natural history and science museum primarily serving Michigan and the Great Lakes region. It seeks to interest and educate people of all ages about nature, science and humankind through its exhibits, education, collection, research, and public programs. The Institute is a division of Cranbrook Educational Community, beginning, as do all Cranbrook institutions, with the vision and generosity of George Gough Booth. Originally conceived...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

Cranbrook-Kingswood Dance Group Photograph Collection

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Identifier: 1996-14
Abstract Frederick Olds photographed special events for the Cranbrook Educational Community (CEC) from 1982-2002. The bulk of this work was with the Cranbrook-Kingswood Dancers under the leadership of Jessica Sinclair. Sinclair studied with modern dance legends, such as Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, and Jose Limon. and began teaching modern dance as part of Kingswood School’s physical education program. During her tenure, Sinclair was responsible for the growth of Cranbrook’s dance department. In...
Dates: 1982 - 2002

Cranbrook Masque/Greek Theatre Rededication Records

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Identifier: 1992-02
Abstract This collection is based upon the rededicatory production in September 1991 of The Cranbrook Masque, first staged at Cranbrook’s Greek Theatre in 1916. The collection comprises of materials collected by Mark Coir, former Cranbrook Archives Director, and chair of the Cranbrook Greek Theatre Rededication Committee. Included are audiovisual materials; correspondence; financial; and administrative records. Also included are publicity, and production materials including a script, a musical score,...
Dates: 1916 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1991

Cranbrook Music Guild Records

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Identifier: 1995-85
Abstract Dr. Maurice Garabrant, Christ Church Cranbrook Organist and Choir Master, and Mrs. Betty Brewster formed a committee of music lovers in order to organize a concert at the Cranbrook Greek Theater. Henry S. Booth, son of Cranbrook founders George and Ellen Booth, was one of the original eleven members of this committee, which produced the first Cranbrook Festival concert performance on June 10, 1951. The concert was such a success that the committee formalized in 1952 as the Cranbrook Music...
Dates: 1950 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Cranbrook P.M. Records

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Identifier: 1999-12
Abstract Cranbrook P.M., a continuing education and outreach program, was founded in 1973 by the Cranbrook School Mother’s Council. The program, which became defunct by the mid-1990s offered a series of evening classes, lectures, seminars, workshops, tours, etc. focusing on the arts, languages, math, music, sports, and the sciences. The collection primarily focuses on the program's curricula, however there is a small amount of material associated with its administrative functions.
Dates: 1975 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1993

Cranbrook Press and Photo Department Records

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Identifier: 1990-42
Abstract In 1900, George Gough Booth established the Cranbrook Press at the Detroit Evening News building. The enterprise lasted only two years, but it was later revived at Cranbrook in 1930. The Print Shop was headed by Edward Alonzo Miller, a well-known typographer, and Jean Eschmann, a bookbinder of high repute, and already employed by Booth, provided fine leather bindings. The first volume produced by Miller and Eschmann was a service book for the Festival of Gifts at Cranbrook Church. The...
Dates: 1929 - 1975

Cranbrook School Kent, England Collection

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Identifier: 1997-16
Abstract The father of George G. Booth, founder of Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, MI) emigrated from Cranbrook, Kent. Cranbrook School, Kent is located about 40 miles from London and for over 450 years the school has occupied the same site and has grown from the original building to its present 70 acres in the town of Cranbrook. This small artificial collection, contains information about Cranbrook School's namesake in England, primarily containing publications with a small amount of correspondence.
Dates: 1931 - 1982

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Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 38
Booth, George G. (George Gough) 31
Booth, Henry Scripps 28
Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 27
Milles, Carl 26
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Christ Church Cranbrook 25
Cranbrook Educational Community 25
Cranbrook Kingswood School (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) 25
Cranbrook Foundation 20
Saarinen, Eero 20
Sepeshy, Zoltan 20
University of Michigan 17
Brookside School 15
Hatt , Robert T. (Robert Torrens) 15
Booth, Ellen Warren Scripps 14
Cranbrook Art Museum 13
Saarinen, Loja (Minna Carolina Mathilde Louise Gesellius ) 13
Bertoia, Harry 12
Fredericks, Marshall 12
Mitchell, Wallace 12
Eames, Charles 11
Marquis, Samuel S. (Samuel Simpson) 11
Saarinen, Lillian Swann 11
Detroit Institute of Arts 10
Detroit News (Firm) 10
Knoll, Florence 10
Slade, Roy 10
Swanson, J. Robert F. (Jons Robert Ferdinand) 10
Eero Saarinen & Associates 9
Milles, Olga Granner 9
Strengell, Marianne 9
Booth, James Scripps 8
Cranbrook Press 8
GM Technical Center 8
Grotell, Maija 8
Paulsen, S. Glen (Serenus Glen) 8
Bauder, Lillian 7
Coir, Mark 7
McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds) 7
Scripps, James E. (James Edmund) 7
Swanson, Pipsan Saarinen (Eeva Lisa) 7
Buckberrough, John 6
Ford Motor Company 6
Hammarstrom, Olav 6
Kirk, Arthur Nevill 6
Maroti, Geza 6
Stevens, William Oliver 6
Vettraino, Dominick 6
Weese, Harry 6
Winter, Jessie 6
Wright, Frank Lloyd 6
Aalto, Alvar 5
Booth, Carolyn Farr 5
Concordia Senior College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 5
Cranbrook House & Gardens (Organization) 5
Croze, Harvey 5
Frayer, William Alley 5
Kirchmayer, Johannes 5
Knoll Associates, Inc. 5
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5
White, Lee A. 5
Baldwin, Benjamin 4
Booth, Ralph H. (Ralph Harman) 4
Cram, Ralph Adams 4
Eames, Ray 4
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Michigan 4
Ford, Henry 4
General Motors Corporation 4
Kimball, Margueritte Eleanor 4
Lorch, Emil 4
Roche, Kevin 4
Schmidt, Julius 4
Scripps, Harriet Messinger 4
Stone, Ralph 4
Thomas, Richard 4
Barbour, William T. 3
Barker, Laurence (Laurence Addison) 3
Coulter, Bruce 3
Cranbrook School (Sydney, Australia) 3
Cranbrook Schools 3
Girard, Alexander 3
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor 3
Gray, Nellie Beveridge 3
Hulbert, Harold S. (Harold Stacey) 3
Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies 3
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Knodel, Gerhardt 3
Knoll, Hans 3
Korab, Balthazar 3
Lawrence Technological University 3
Martin, Dan M. 3
McCoy, Katherine 3
McCoy, Michael 3
McEwen, Katherine 3
Michigan State University 3
Minoru Yamasaki and Associates 3
Oakland Community College 3
Page, Herman Riddle, Bishop 3
Pewabic Pottery (Firm) 3
Rapson, Ralph 3
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