Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
- Existence: November 7, 1929
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 473
Overview: The Louise Crane and Victoria Kent Papers document the personal and professional lives of Louise Crane, Victoria Kent, and Josephine Boardman Crane, and consist of correspondence, subject files, personal papers, financial documents, clippings, photographs, and slides. The papers provide evidence of the Crane family's philanthropic work and involvement in a number of cultural associations, including the China Institute in America, Harpsichord Music Society, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum...
Call Number: MS 776
Overview: Photographs of architectural designs and finished work executed by H. Page Cross. Included are photographs of commercial, institutional and residential buildings with both interior and exterior views. A small amount of funiture design is also shown. Among the projects are floor plans for the Museum of Modern Art, the Foxcroft School, Trinity Episcopal Church of Upperville, Virginia, and designs for Paul Mellon residences in Virginia, Massachusetts, and the British West Indies.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951
Call Number: VRC 66
Overview: Collection of mounted black and white photographs of European and American film stills, the majority from the early 20th century. Some material may overlap with or duplicate items in the VRC 35 mm slide collection. The majority of the material acquired from the Museum of Modern Art as part of their circulating film program. Accompanied by a small collection of brochures, catalogs, other publications, and a set of film strip negatives from the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Call Number: MS 1891
Scope and Contents: The James Wilder Green papers document Green's architectural commissions from 1950-2003. While Green never worked full-time as an architect, he was trained at Yale by Louis Kahn and apprenticed with Philip Johnson in New York and Paul Rudolph in Florida. His services as a residential and furniture designer were in demand by friends and family, and he also redesigned several galleries and museum exhibition spaces.
Dates: 1950-2003, bulk 1958-1976
Call Number: MS 1145
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, course materials, writings, and newspaper clippings relating to George Heard Hamilton's career as a professor of art history, art gallery curator and administrator, and author. Correspondents include curators of U.S. and European art museums and galleries, colleagues at Yale and at other universities, and members of the international art community.
Call Number: MS 1939
Overview: The records consist of drawings, photographs, correspondence, and administrative and design files associated with the 1977 expansion and renovation of The Museum of Modern Art, as well as other buildings designed by Cesar Pelli and Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. Also included are project descriptions and fact sheets, press clippings, marketing materials, files documenting buildings designed by Cesar Pelli before he incorporated his own firm in 1977 and other administrative records documenting...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1329
Overview: The collection contains black-and-white photographs by Jan van Raay documenting strikes, demonstrations, protests, sit-ins, happenings, and other events in New York City, primarily at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photographs depict actions including the Art Strike against Racism, Sexism, Repression, War; the PASTA MoMA union strike; demonstrations and marches in support of the Panther 21, Black and Puerto Rican artists, and abortion rights; and The...
Call Number: MS 2036
Overview: The papers document Stein's professional and scholarly work on kinetic light artist Thomas Wilfred. The majority of the collection consists of research materials on Wilfred and his art work, including scholarly and popular magazine articles, writings by Wilfred, and photographs of Wilfred's compositions and studio. Included are materials from two exhibitions of Wilfred's work that Stein curated for the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 20
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, materials related to the production of Four Saints in Three Acts and the paintings of Florine Stettheimer, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1898-1974 (inclusive), bulk 1906-1953
Call Number: YCAL MSS 134
Overview: The Glenway Wescott Papers consist of correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, personal and financial papers, research files,photographs, graphic items, clippings, objects, and audiotapes. The material documents Wescott's life, work, and personal relationships with many noted artists, writers, and performers of the 20th century including his long-time companion, Monroe Wheeler, many of whose papers are included here.Series I, Correspondence, consists of six subseries:...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 136
Overview: The Monroe Wheeler Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts,personal and financial papers, photographs, graphic items, clippings, and objects which document Wheeler's life and work, principally at the Museum of Modern Art.Series I, Correspondence, contains letters found in Monroe Wheeler's archive following the processing of the Glenway Wescott Papers (YCAL MSS 134), which holds the majority of letters to and from Wheeler. Series II. Writings, gathers together material from different...