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Arthur B. Carles papers, 1912-1983

Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 0.92 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Philadelphia painter Arthur B. Carles measure 0.92 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.


A portion of the Arthur B. Carles collection was loaned for microfilming by Steven Casamassima in 1976. Sara F. Swanson and Perry Ottenberg, Philadelphia collectors, donated papers in 1985 and Ottenberg lent additional material for microfilming in 1989.

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Language Note

The collection is in English


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation of American Art. Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.