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Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Tyson, Henry  Search this
Tyson, Carol  Search this
Speiser, Maurice J. (Maurice Joseph)  Search this
Seyffert, Leopold  Search this
Ottenberg, Perry  Search this
Baker, Sarah  Search this
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis)  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
McCarter, Henry  Search this
Carles, Caroline Robinson  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.92 Linear feet
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)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Additional Forms:
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.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
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.
Biography Note:
Arthur B. Carles (1882-1952) was a painter and art instructor active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Language Note:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Painting, Abstract -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art