C. Arnold Slade papers, 1909-2002

Slade, C. Arnold (Caleb Arnold), b. 1882 d. 1961
Active in Mass.

Collection size: 1.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Professional and personal correspondence; writings; printed material, photographs of works of art and artifacts. Included are letters to Slade, ca. 1916-1926, mostly from magazine editors and publishers requesting images for reproduction; correspondence of Slade and his wife, Irene, ca. 1952-1964; writings by Irene Slade including "Care free Days in Tunis" and "Pulling the Shades" (about Hammamet in Tunisia), "One Way West," and poems; newspaper and magazine clippings about Slade; photographs of Slade's works of art, his studio in Truro, Mass., Irene and family, and portrait sitters; writings and notes regarding Slade's work as a camouflage artist in 1917, and regarding his studio; exhibition catalogues; a portable paint box and two palettes; and miscellany. Also included are several letters, from 2001 and 2002, to Ruth Hogan concerning paintings by Slade.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Truro, Mass.

Donated 2003 by Carlton Wells. Mr. Wells was a nephew of Caleb Arnold Slade's wife, Irene Wells Slade. Ruth Hogan, who organized the exhibiton "True Visions: The Paintings of C. Arnold Slade (1882-1961)", sent these papers to the Archives on behalf of the donor.

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