Archives of American Art

Edsel M. Cramer papers

Collection ID:
Cramer, Edsel M., 1924-
Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; 5 letters received; clippings; a scrapbook regarding Cramer's portrait of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, containing clippings, correspondence and photographs; a scrapbook of sketches and photographs of Cramer's paintings; sketches; a sketch of Cramer by Bill Rivers, 1946; photographs by Cramer and photographs of his work; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Houston, Texas.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3353 & 3428 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Edsel M. Cramer after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Edsel M. Cramer.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jordan, Barbara, 1936- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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