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Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960

Creator:
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Subject:
Bach, Oscar Bruno  Search this
Booth, George G. (George Gough)  Search this
Billington, Cecil  Search this
Bradford, Francis Scott  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon  Search this
Childs, M. W.  Search this
Gimpel, RenĂ©  Search this
Kahn, Albert  Search this
Karbel, Mario  Search this
Kirk, Arthur Neville  Search this
Kirshmayer, I.  Search this
Lorch, Emil  Search this
Lyle, John M. (John McIntosh)  Search this
McEwen, Katherine  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Player, Cyril Arthur  Search this
Scripps family  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Citation:
Cranbrook Foundation records, 1912-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7538
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209697
AAA_collcode_cranfoun
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209697

George G. Booth papers, 1900-1955

Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Subject:
Milles, Carl  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art Alliance of America  Search this
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Citation:
George G. Booth papers, 1900-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6768
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208894
AAA_collcode_bootgeor
Theme:
Diaries
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208894

George G. Booth papers

Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Art Alliance of America  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Extent:
2,185 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1900-1955
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence relating primarily to the Cranbrook Academy and Cranbrook School, and some to the Detroit School of Design, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Art Alliance of America, and the American Federation of Arts; a history of Cranbrook by Booth; a diary and visitors' book; Booth's proposal for an Academy of Art and one for the reorganization of the Cranbrook Foundation; a history of the Cranbrook Press; biographical data on the Booth family; addresses by Booth; material relating to the League to Enforce Peace and the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts; and ca. 100 letters of Carl Milles, resident artist at Cranbrook.
Biographical / Historical:
Publisher, art administrator, art patron, founder of Cranbrook Academy, 1932; Detroit, Mich. Died 1949. Booth was president of the Detroit School of Design which was absorbed by the Detroit Museum of Art. The Detroit Museum of Art subsequently became the Detroit Institute of Art. Booth bought his estate in 1904 calling it Cranbrook, a family name. In 1932 he established it as the Cranbrook Academy and named Finnish-born architect, Eliel Saarinen, president.
Provenance:
Lent 1974 by Henry Booth, descendant of George G. Booth.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- Michigan
Identifier:
AAA.bootgeor
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George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c03e4550-f7c9-4d34-9b31-3018c062f3d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bootgeor

Carl & Olga Milles Correspondence (Letters From)

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0666, Frame 1-123
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [0666.booth]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fb2ca13c-bc26-41b7-a431-9f90cc78f564
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref10

Saarinen Material

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0666, Frame 124-418
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [0666.booth]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d587fca0-9357-4d16-b71f-5628366050f6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref11

Saarinen Re Furniture Designs and Resignation as Architect

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0666, Frame 419-425
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [0666.booth]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9066cb263-5a86-431e-b688-a7108551d982
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref12

General Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 1-1362
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91f298307-8e80-46c5-9459-5a11e7d2dbf6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref13

Cranbrook History

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 1-139
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96990c107-4829-41dd-9759-f68fe5fd66ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref14

Cranbrook Academy of Art Correspondence, 1927-1944

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 140-338
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91312686a-9e88-4044-9554-b5bcb7ede55b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref15

Cranbrook Press

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 339-365
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw916982503-26ab-4583-94e9-797acc181380
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref16

Cranbrook School correspondence, 1925-1935

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 366-414
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9819e42df-d7da-421e-b7a2-5fb9da95f1b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref17

Family History, 1836- 1909

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 415-599
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a676fce6-8ffb-4f13-b751-c56d2ada4446
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref18

Autobiography, Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 600-772
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9275ae322-a8a2-46e2-a685-7b33e010d847
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref19

Philosophy, Hudson's League to Enforce Peace

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 773-862
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d9f88065-c98c-48e0-87f4-923e97a086df
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref20

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 863-1162
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99ffd0062-7585-41a6-84ba-077864217184
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref21

Talks by Booth

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 1163-1282
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw900c23747-a0b5-47a5-9c2e-769057fb67be
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref22

Re Physical Development, Cranbrook

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0664, Frame 1283-1362
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107298]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a6ee469c-7131-47d6-8019-1d490be0b6b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref23

George G. Booth papers

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.bootgeor, Series 1
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95c35961e-aa5e-4b5a-8580-d80c4d402619
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref7

General Correspondence Re Physical Development

Collection Creator:
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Cranbrook Foundation  Search this
Container:
Reel 0665, Frame 1-1750
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000107306]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
See more items in:
George G. Booth papers
George G. Booth papers / Series 1: George G. Booth papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw930313bab-9df2-42ea-83b5-a5c606cce7b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-bootgeor-ref9

Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy, 1973 April 26

Interviewee:
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie), 1898-1974  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Booth, George G. (George Gough)  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy, 1973 April 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11689
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212418
AAA_collcode_sepesh73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212418

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