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Finding Aid for the Ambrose C. Cramer drawings of the Arthur Meeker residence (Montecito, Calif.), February 23, 1930 0000237
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  • Access
  • Custodial History note
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note

  • Title: Ambrose C. Cramer drawings of the Arthur Meeker residence (Montecito, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000237
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 551
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date: February 23, 1930
    creator: Cramer, Ambrose C., 1891-1970

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of the Environmental Design Archives, 2004.

    Preferred Citation note

    Ambrose C. Cramer drawings of the Arthur Meeker residence (Montecito, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Ambrose C. Cramer was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 17, 1891. He received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from Yale University in 1913. Following Yale, Cramer studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris for three and a half years. After school, Cramer worked as a junior partner at the firm of Dangler & Adler from 1920, until he opened a firm of his own in 1929, which was based in Maine. Cramer designed residences in the Santa Barbara region and died in 1970.

    Scope and Content note

    The Ambrose C. Cramer drawings of the Arthur Meeker residence consists of one flat file folder of six reprographic copies of architectural drawings, all dated February 26, 1930. Drawings include: plot plan, elevations (interior and exterior), detail elevations of court wall, façade details, schedules, and a basement plan.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cramer, Ambrose C., 1891-1970
    Architectural drawings
    Reprographic copies