Correspondence, arranged chronologically, consists mainly of letters from artists, dealers, curators, and collectors concerning the sale and purchase of works of art. Additional correspondence files concern sales of paintings by Maurice Prendergast, 1959-1975, and Käthe Kollwitz, 1938-1980.
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Parts 1 and 3 of the Carlen Galleries, Inc. records are owned by the Archives of American Art. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. Parts 2 and 4 were loaned for microfilming and the originals returned to the donor. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Carlen Galleries, Inc., records, 1775-1997, bulk 1940-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.