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A Finding Aid to the Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983

Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983

Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Philadelphia painter Arthur B. Carles measure 0.6 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.

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

Location of Originals

  • REEL 1052: Originals in the possession of Steven Casamassima.
  • REELS 4270-4273: Originals in the possession of Perry Ottenberg.