Ken Kramer collection

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ken Kramer collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1940s-1970s
Collection number: 1427
Creator: Kramer, Ken
Extent: 4 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Ken Kramer collection, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ken Kramer, 2008


Ken Kramer is the owner of the Clip Joint for Film. The company, located in Burbank, California, licenses footage for film and television. Kramer is an active collector of film memorabilia and promoter of film screenings.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Ken Kramer collection spans the years circa 1940s-1970s and encompasses 4 linear feet. The collection is comprised of more than 2,200 photographic prints collected by Kramer of American motion picture theatres, primarily located in California. Most of the photographs are related to Fox West Coast, National General, and Mann theaters. The images were taken by professional photographers.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject photographs.

Indexing Terms

Kramer, Ken--Archives.