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Douglas Cramer papers, circa 1970-2014

Cramer, Douglas S., 1931-2021

Collector, Producer

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York art collector Douglas Cramer measure 1.3 linear feet and date from circa 1970-2014. Papers include letters from artists, four guest books signed by visitors to Cramer's art collection and attendees of his parties, printed material documenting Cramer's career in television as well as his prominence as an art collector, and photographs of people and artists who attended his parties including Ellsworth Kelly, Ed Ruscha, Mary Boone, Leo Castelli, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Douglas Cramer (1931- ) is an art collector and television producer in New York, New York and Miami, Florida. A producer of noted television series including The Love Boat , Dynasty , and The Brady Bunch , Cramer is also an avid art collector and was a founding member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.


Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by Douglas S. Cramer.

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Language Note

Collection is in English