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Arthur Espenet Carpenter papers, 2003

Carpenter, Arthur Espenet, 1920-2006

Woodworker, Furniture designer


Collection Information

Size: 6 items.

Summary: Draft of an incomplete, unpublished autobiography by Carpenter with handwritten notes in the margins.

Biographical/Historical Note

Woodworker; educator; Bolinas, Calif.; b. 1920, New York, N.Y.; d. Bolinas, Calif., June 4, 2006.


Donated 2003 by Arthur Espenet Carpenter. The papers were collected as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project For Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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Restrictions on Use

Arthur Espenet Carpenter retains copyright.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur Espenet Carpenter papers, 2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.