Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983

Carles, Arthur B., b. 1882 d. 1952
Painter, Educator
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 0.8 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of Philadelphia painter Arthur B. Carles measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1912 to 1983. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, printed materials, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Arthur B. Carles (1882-1952) was a painter and art instructor active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Arthur B. Carles papers were donated by Sara F. Swanson in 1985. Additional papers were donated by Perry Ottenberg in 1985.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation of American Art.

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Additional papers of the Arthur B. Carles were loaned for microfilming by Steven Casamassima and Perry Ottenberg, and then returned. This material is available on reels 1052 and 4270-4273 and includes correspondence, writings and notes, business material, artwork, photographs, and business records.