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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.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1606 available for use at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Edward C. Volkert papers, 1890-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.