Crane, Josephine Boardman, 1873-1972
Josephine Boardman Crane (1873-1972), American socialite and patron of the arts; co-founder of the Museum of Modern Art
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Boardman family papers
Call Number: MS 89
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, account books, daybooks, legal papers, deeds, and land books of the Boardman family of New Haven and New Milford, Conn., which had extensive real estate holdings in Connecticut and the Western Reserve. Family members include William Whiting Boardman, (1794-1871) lawyer and probate judge of New Haven, Conn.; his father Elijah Boardman, (1760-1823) U.S. Senator from Connecticut who had holdings in the Connecticut Land Company and the three Ohio townships of Palmyra,...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Boardman family papers
Josephine Boardman Crane papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 292
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, event files, and personal papers that document Josephine Boardman Crane's role as a socialite, patron, and philanthropist. These materials record Crane's daily activities, including a broad range of cultural events and numerous social contacts.
Dates: 1912-1972, bulk 1926-1963
Josephine Boardman Crane papers relating to the Dalton School
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1002
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, reports, notes, photographs and printed material relating to Josephine Boardman Crane, Helen Parkhurst, the Dalton School, and to progressive education in the United States during the 1920s.
Dates: 1915-1972, bulk 1915-1930
Louise Crane and Victoria Kent papers
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...