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Description
The Ben Carré papers span the years 1915-1977 (bulk 1970s) and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection consists largely of autobiographical writings apparently from the 1970s. There is a small amount of miscellaneous papers, including clippings, correspondence, and photographs.
Background
Ben Carré was a French-born scenic painter and art director. He emigrated to the United States in 1912. He was active from 1907 to 1937 as an art director and from 1939 to 1951 as a painter of backgrounds.
Extent
2 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.