Booth, George G. (George Gough), 1864-1949

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Publisher of the Detroit News.

From the description of George Gough Booth papers, 1905-1935 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 658824581

Founder of Booth Newspapers, Michigan newspaper chain.

From the description of George G. Booth papers, 1892-1894, 1897-1918 and 1924-1926. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418388

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.

From the description of George G. Booth papers, 1900-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454129

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cranbrook Foundation records Archives of American Art
creatorOf George G. Booth papers Archives of American Art
referencedIn Arthur J. Stone workshop/Stone Silver Shop/Stone Associates records Archives of American Art
creatorOf Scott, Fred Newton, 1860-1931. Fred Newton Scott papers, 1882-1931. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Fred Newton Scott papers, 1860-1931 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Weibel, Adele Coulin, 1880-1963. The Textile Department records, 1876-1973 (1927-1970). Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
creatorOf Booth, George G., 1864-1949. George G. Booth papers, 1892-1894, 1897-1918 and 1924-1926. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. Dept. of Journalism. Dept. of Journalism (University of Michigan) research papers, 1967-1978. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Booth, George Gough, 1864-1949. George Gough Booth papers, 1905-1935 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Dept. of Journalism (University of Michigan) research papers, 1967-1978 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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referencedIn Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy Archives of American Art
referencedIn Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy Archives of American Art
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associatedWith American Federation of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Art Alliance of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Associated Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Booth, Edmund Wood, 1866-1927. person
associatedWith Booth Newspapers, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Booth, Ralph Harman, 1873-1931. person
associatedWith Burch, Charles Sumner, 1855-1920. person
associatedWith Cranbrook Academy of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Cranbrook Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Cranbrook Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit. General Hospital. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Institute of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan State Fair. corporateBody
associatedWith Milles, Carl, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase Salmon, 1860-1949. person
associatedWith Pingree, Hazen Smith, 1840-1901. person
associatedWith Progressive Party (1912) corporateBody
associatedWith Scarab Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, Fred Newton, 1860-1931. person
associatedWith Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974, person
associatedWith Sepeshy, Zoltan L., 1898-1974. person
associatedWith Smith, William Alden, 1859-1932. person
associatedWith Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Turner, Willis Hall. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Journalism. corporateBody
associatedWith Weibel, Adele Coulin, 1880-1963. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Detorit (Mich.)
Michigan--Bloomfield Hills
Michigan
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Subject
Art
Art centers
Arts and crafts movement
Art schools
Elections
Elections
Journalists
Newspapers
Prohibition
Public utilities
South African War, 1899-1902
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Birth 1864-09-24

Death 1949-04-11

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