Carroll F. Wales papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.walecarr
Creators:
Wales, Carroll F., 1918-2007
Dates:
1972-1998
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.7 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Illustrated Christmas cards from George and Margaret Stout; photograph album, "Tamarit 1917," of Castillo Tamarit, Tarragona, Spain, where Wales and his partner Constantine Tsaousis worked from 1971-1982 restoring a collection of Spanish medieval art assembled by the Charles Deering family of Chicago; an explanatory letter from J. Deering Danielson, owner of Tamarit; correspondence, 1997-1998; and a memoir, "Some Memories of Mount Sinai" (10 p.), written in 1997 by Wales at the behest of Father Justin of Saint Catherine's monastery, Cairo, Egypt to document Wales' work to preserve the Byzantine mosaics at Saint Catherine's during 1959 and 1960.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art restorer; Boston, Mass. Specialized in conservation of Byzantine art. Proprietor of Boston's Oliver Brothers restoration firm. Conserved Roman mosaic at Worcester Art Museum where George Stout was director. Stout became Wales' lifelong mentor and friend.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1992 and 1998 by Carroll F. Wales.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Medieval -- Spain -- Conservation and restoration -- Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Castillo Tamarit Tarragona, Spain -- Photographs Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Restorers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art restorers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stout, George L. (George Leslie) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsaousis, Constantine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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