Biography and History

Edward M. Crane, Jr. (Princeton University Class of 1945), was president of the D. Van Nostrand Company, publishers of trade, technical, and scientific books. Originally based in New York City, the company relocated to Princeton, New Jersey, in 1955. Crane was the fourth member of his family to head the company since 1888.

Source: From the finding aid for C0719

  • D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane. 1834-1969 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0719

    The D. Van Nostrand Company Collection of Edward M. Crane consists of correspondence, financial papers, documents, diaries, photographs, artwork, printed matter, and other papers of the American publishing consultant and former president of D. Van Nostrand Company Edward Matthews Crane (1922- ).