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Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers, 1897-1968

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Series 9: Artwork , 1897-1954
1 Linear foot
Boxes 8-9, OV 10-11

This series contains sketchbooks, loose sketches and drawings, original illustrations for children's picture books, textile designs, graphic designs, woodblock and linoleum block prints, printing blocks, examples of textile prints and batik, calligraphy, and an autograph book kept by Florence Ballin as a child containing artwork, poems, and music by its signers. Most of the artwork is by Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer. Artwork by others is filed separately. Artwork is in pencil, graphite, watercolor, gouache, and pastel.
Materials are arranged by document type. Additional sketches by Florence Ballin Cramer can be found in the Writings series. Examples of woodblock and linoleum prints and engravings by the Cramers and others in their circle can be found in Printed Materials. Other sketches are found in the account books in Personal Business Records. See series descriptions for more details.
The bulk of this series has been scanned in its entirety. Erotic drawings have not been scanned.
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Sketchbooks
Konrad Cramer
Untitled Sketchbook, circa 1906-1908
8
1
Untitled Sketchbook, circa 1907
8
2
Untitled Sketchbook, circa 1909
8
3
Untitled Sketchbook, after 1912
8
4
Untitled Sketchbook, 1916, 1921
8
5
Dismantled Design Sketchbook, circa 1918-1924
Original collation
8
6
Dismantled Design Sketchbook, circa 1918-1924
8
7
Dismantled Design Sketchbook, circa 1918-1924
8
8
Sketchbook with Notes on Printmaking, circa 1920-1960
8
9
Florence Ballin Cramer, circa 1910s
8
10
Florence Ballin Cramer, circa 1910s
8
11
Aileen Cramer (daughter), 1942
8
12
Unsigned, 1909
8
13
Sketches and Drawings
Konrad Cramer
General, 1921, 1923, 1954
8
14
Blackface Cartoons, 1926
8
15
Blackface Cartoons, 1926
8
16
Erotic Drawings, circa 1940-1960
8
17
Florence Ballin Cramer, 1925, 1938
8
18
Childhood Drawings of Aileen and Margot Cramer, 1924-1926
8
19
Childhood Drawings of Aileen and Margot Cramer, 1924-1926
8
20
Caricature of Mayor Goltz of Woodstock by Aimé Titus, 1908
8
21
Children's Books by Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer
Thoughts and Pictures, 1925
8
22
Thoughts and Pictures, 1925
8
23
A Book for Very Small Children, circa 1920s
8
24
Textile Designs, circa 1918
Oversized materials housed in Box 9 and OV 11
8
25
Textile Designs, circa 1918
8
26
Textile Designs, circa 1918
8
27
Textile Designs, circa 1918
8
28
Designs for Hue and Cry, 1923
Oversized materials housed in OV 10
8
29
Wood and Linoleum Block Prints by the Cramers, circa 1920-1940
8
30
Printing Blocks by the Cramers, circa 1920-1940
See also Konrad Cramer's 1916, 1921 sketchbook for 2 original bookplate printing blocks
8
31
Printing Blocks by the Cramers, circa 1920-1940
8
32
Woodblock Prints by Children, 1920-1921
8
33
Textile Samples Designed by Konrad Cramer, circa 1915-1916
8
34
Undyed Batik made by Konrad Cramer, circa 1920s
Oversized material housed in OV 11
8
35
Calligraphy, 1923, 1925
8
36
Miscellaneous Designs, Sketches, and Prints, circa 1920-1960
Oversized material housed in OV 10
8
37
Autograph Book of Florence Ballin Cramer, 1897-1899
Contains paintings, drawings, poems, and music by signers
8
38
Oversized Textile Designs scanned with Box 8, Folder 28, 1918
9
Oversized Artwork scanned with Box 8, Folder 29 and 37, 1923
OV 10
Oversized Artwork and Textile Designs scanned with Box 8, Folder 28 and 35, circa 1920s
OV 11

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