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Edward C. Volkert papers, 1890-1951

Edward C. Volkert papers, 1890-1951

Volkert, Edward C., 1871-1935


Collection Information

Size: 1 microfilm reel.

Summary: Twelve black & white lithographs, oil sketches, original poster designs, caricatures, watercolor sketches, and pen and pencil sketches; a plastic plate and a proof; 3 sketchbooks, including one with a price list; correspondence; Volkert's will; 170 photographs of Volkert and his art work; and clippings and articles.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Houston, Texas.


Lent for microfilming, 1984, by Edward C. Volkert II, Volkert's grandson, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Edward C. Volkert II, after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 1606 available for use at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.