The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
Edsel M. Cramer papers, 1940-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3353 & 3428 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Edsel M. Cramer after microfilming.
Painter; Houston, Texas.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1983 by Edsel M. Cramer.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001