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Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: November 7, 1929

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Louise Crane and Victoria Kent papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1809-1998

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

 Collection
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

Film Still Photograph Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1950-1990

Jan van Raay photographs of art strike protests

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1969-1974

Glenway Wescott papers

 Collection
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:...
Dates: 1900-1990