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Brents Carlton papers, 1903-2014

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Series 10: 2015 Addition to the Brents Carlton Papers , 1903-2014
2.3 Linear feet
Boxes 2-5, 7

A 2015 addition to the Brents Carlton papers also includes biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, exhibition files, and photographic material.
This series is arranged as 6 subseries:
  • 10.1: Biographical Material, 1903-circa 2012
  • 10.2: Correspondence, 1924-2009
  • 10.3: Personal Business Records, circa 1929-2014
  • 10.4: Exhibition Files, 1937-1991
  • 10.5: Photographic Material, circa 1920-circa 2002
  • 10.6: Printed Material, 1938-1995
10.1: Biographical Material, 1903-circa 2012
Biographical material includes Brents Carlton's bibliography, curriculum vitae, certificates and licenses, a funeral guestbook, and assorted artifacts such as medals from art competitions, a printing block, and his signature seal.
Description Container
Copies of Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates, 1903-1962
2
50
Driver's License, 1918
2
51
2 Medals from Art Exhibitions, 1920-1941
2
52
Printing Block of Sculpture, circa 1940-circa 1960
2
53
Signature Seal, circa 1940-circa 1960
2
54
Pharmacist License Renewals, 1962-1963
2
55
Guest Register from Funeral, 1962
2
56
Appraisal for Brents Carlton Sculpture Donation, 1998
2
57
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Object List of Brents Carlton Art, 2004
Includes born-digital records, see ER02.
2
58
Digital Photographs (2004), 2019
0.003 Gigabytes
25 computer files
ER02
Brents Carlton Bibliography, circa 2006
2
59
Brents Carlton Curriculum Vitae, circa 2012
2
60
10.2: Correspondence, 1924-2009
This subseries includes family letters to Brents Carlton, as well as the correspondence of his daughter Carrie Carlton Helser's with museums, galleries, and others regarding Brents Carlton's artwork.
Description Container
Family Letters to Brents Carlton, 1924-1945
2
61
Carrie Carlton Helser Correspondence, 1972-2009
2
62
10.3: Personal Business Records, circa 1929-2014
Personal business records consist of gallery sales, consignment agreements, and inventories of Brents Carlton's artwork categorized by their sales status.
Description Container
Art Inventory Binder of Work "For Sale/Not for Sale/Sold", circa 1929-circa 2003
3
1-2
Jan Halloway Fine Arts Consignment Agreements, 1987-1997
3
3
Spencer J. Helfen Fine Arts Sales, 2002-2014
3
4
Pricing Codes and Art Inventory, circa 2005
3
5
10.4: Exhibition Files, 1937-1991
The bulk of this subseries consists of material related to the Golden Gate International Exposition. There is also one folder of material on the Brents Carlton Retrospective at Atelier Dore. Exhibition files include correspondence, printed material, and documents related to the Art Treasures Restoration Project which was dedicated to the preservation of art from the Golden Gate International Exhibition.
Description Container
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940)
Photocopies of Correspondence, 1937-1940
3
6
Printed Material, 1937-1940
Oversized material housed in Box 7.
3
7
Art Treasures Restoration Project, 1987-1991
3
8
Atelier Dore, Inc. - Brents Carlton Retrospective Exhibition (1983), 1983-1986
3
9
Oversized Magazines from Box 3, Folder 7, 1937-1938
7
10.5: Photographic Material, circa 1920-circa 2002
Photographic material consists of photographs, slides, and negatives of Brents Carlton, family, friends, studios, residences, and artwork. There are several disbound binders that contain photographs of sculptures and art at each of Carlton's studios and the images are accompanied by information such as the title, date, medium, and size of each work. The titles in quotes reflect the original binder title.
Description Container
Brents Carlton Portraits, circa 1930-circa 1940
3
10
Brents Carlton's Parents and Siblings, circa 1920-1948
3
11
Brents Carlton with Family and Friends, cira 1927-1961
3
12
Brents and Jessie Carlton Honeymoon, 1939
3
13
Brents Carlton Working on Polynesian Boy Sculpture, circa 1939
3
14
Art from Classes at California School of Fine Arts, circa 1927
3
15
City Drug Store, circa 1940-circa 1960
3
16
Family Vacations, circa 1952
3
17
Golden Gate International Exhibition, 1939-1940
3
18
Liberty Street Residence, circa 1945-1948
3
19
Mission Street Studio and Drugstore, circa 1940-circa 1960
3
20
Ney Street Residence, circa 1950-circa 1960
3
21
Polk Street Studio, circa 1931
3
22
"Art School" Binder, circa 1923-circa 1927
3
23-24
"Mission Street and Ney Street" Binder, circa 1945-circa 1960
3
25
"Montgomery Street" Studio Binder, 1937-circa 1945
3
26-27
"Polk Street" Binder, circa 1929-circa 1937
3
28-29
Negatives of Sculptures, circa 1930-circa 1954
4
1-2
Board-Mounted Photographs of Sculptures, circa 1940-circa 1960
4
3
Sculpture Snapshots, circa 1950-circa 1998
4
4
Board-Mounted Photographs of Paintings, circa 1950-circa 1960
4
5-6
Photographs and Negatives of Paintings, circa 1950-circa 1998
4
7
Slides of Artwork, circa 1960-circa 1980
5
1
Miscellaneous Negatives and Scans of Artwork, circa 1990-circa 2002
Includes born-digital materials, see ER03.
5
2
Digital Photographs (2003-2012), 2019
0.515 Gigabytes
97 computer files
ER03
10.6: Printed Material, 1938-1995
This series includes magazine and catalogs.
Description Container
Antiques and Fine Art Magazine, 1991
5
3
Architectural Forum, 1938
5
4
Architectural League 52nd Annual Exhibition Catalog, 1938
5
5
Art Students League Course Catalog, 1992-1993
5
6
California Arts and Architecture, 1941
5
7
Triptych Magazine, 1993-1995
5
8

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