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Crosby, Sumner McK. (Sumner McKnight), 1909-1982

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sumner McKnight Crosby papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1144
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports documenting Crosby's Yale-related work, and his service on various commissions on the arts outside of Yale. The papers record his activities as chairman of the History of Art Department (1947-1953, 1962-1965), as advisor to the Audio-Visual Center, and as curator of Medieval Art at the Yale Art Gallery. His membership on commissions to preserve works of art damaged in World War II, and to foster international exchange programs in the arts is...
Dates: 1937-1977

Sumner McKnight Crosby Post Card and Photograph Negative Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 327
Abstract: Collection of post cards mostly of French and English medieval architecture, as well as a variety of other Western European monuments, collected by Sumner McKnight Crosby and donated to the Sterling Memorial Library upon his death in 1982. The collection is boxed as received in 1982 and is divided into three sections: Boxes 1 and 2: post cards arranged alphabetically by building; Boxes 3 and 4: post cards arranged alphabetically by place; Box 5: miscellaneous black and white photographic...
Dates: ca. 1930-1982