Brents Carlton papers, 1903-2014

Carlton, Brents, b. 1903 d. 1962
Painter, Sculptor
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 4.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of sculptor and painter Brents Carlton measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1903 through 2014. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, notes, a scrapbook, exhibition files, art work, photographs, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Brents Carlton (1903-1962) was a sculptor and painter who worked primarily in San Francisco, California.

The Brents Carlton papers were donated by the artist's daughter Carrie Carlton Helser in 1991 and 2015.

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