This collection is arranged as 1 series. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers. Series 1: Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1-2, MGP 3)
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Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
The papers of Philadelphia painter Arthur B. Carles measure 0.92 linear feet and date from 1912 to 1983. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, printed materials, and photographs.
Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the collection and material lent for microfilming are available on 35mm microfilm reels 1052, 3667, 4076, and 4207-4273 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation of American Art. Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reels 1052 and 4270-4273) including correspondence, writings and notes, business material, artwork, photographs, and business records. Loaned materials were returned to the lenders and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Arthur B. Carles (1882-1952) was a painter and art instructor active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The collection is in English
A portion of the Arthur B. Carles collection was loaned for microfilming by Steven Casamassima in 1976. Sara F. Swanson and Perry Ottenberg, Philadelphia collectors, donated papers in 1985 and Ottenberg lent additional material for microfilming in 1989.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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