Finding Aid for the Ambrose C. Cramer drawings of the Arthur Meeker residence (Montecito, Calif.), February 23, 1930 0000237

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


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