The records of G. Cramer Oude Kunst in
The Hague in the Netherlands document the gallery's business since the early 1900s until the
late 1990s, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1938 to 1998. Of particular research
value are Gustav Cramer's WWII correspondence and sales receipts regarding his dealings with
Nazi agents for Adolf Hitler's museum in Linz. The archive may be the only uncensored dealer
archive documenting the international art market in Nazi-occupied Europe. It comprises over
sixty years of the gallery's correspondence and financial records. Also present is a portion
of the photographic archive, including circa 500 glass plate negatives, and sales catalogs.
At this time, only Series I. Correspondence, Series II. Financial records, and Series V.
Miscellaneous papers are processed and available for access. The remainder of the collection
is still in process and will be made available for research upon completion.
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Collection material is
predominantly in Dutch; Flemish, with some
material in English, French, or German.
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