Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942)


Cram, Ralph Adams

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    (1863-1942)
Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    MA

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1901-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1902

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)
Entry in Biographical Dictionary of Cincinnati Architects, 1788-1940.

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
Boston Public Library, Special Collections, Central Library
Cram, Ralph Adams (1863-1942) Collection
Cram was the leading American ecclesiastical architect of the 20th century. The Cram Collection includes correspondence, watercolors, sketches, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, manuscripts, and a genealogy.
Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson/Cram and Ferguson Collections
Original drawings, office files, photographs of this Boston-based architectural firm (1890's-1950's), given by its successor firm of Hoyle, Doran and Berry. Due to terms of the gift, use of this collection is restricted to academic and scholarly research; any other usage (i.e., architectural design, renovation and alterations of existing Cram structures) requires permission of the donor.
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor (1869-1924) Collection
Goodhue, a virtuoso draftsman and designer, designed many notable buildings around the country. The Goodhue Collection includes designs, drawings, and drawings given by John and Carol Rivers.
For more information http://www.bpl.org/research/special/index.htm