Charles Searles papers, 1953-2010

Searles, Charles Robert, b. 1937 d. 2004
Painter, Educator, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 3.9 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of sculptor and painter Charles Searles measure 3.9 linear feet and date from 1953 to 2010. The collection documents his career through scattered biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, printed material, artwork, photographs, and a scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles Robert Searles (1937-2004) was a sculptor, painter, and muralist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York, N.Y.

Donated 2012 by Kathleen Spicer Searles, Charles Searles' widow.

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Also at the Archives of American Art is an interview with Charles Searles conducted on June 13, 1991, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.