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    C. W. Kahles papers, 1895-1987.
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    Kahles, C. W. (Charles William)
    C. W. Kahles papers, 1895-1987.
    Phy. Description: 
    0.4 linear ft. (135 items on partial microfilm reel).
    roll 295
    Digital Reference: 
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    Additional forms: 
    35mm microfilm roll 295 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Cartoonist. Born 1879. Died 1931.
    Correspondence, 1895-30, between Kahles and his former wife, lawyers, his daughter Jessie, and editors and admirers of his cartoons. Also, correspondence between Jessie Kahles concerning the continuation of Kahles' comic strips, HAIRBREADTH HARRY and BELINDA AND RUDOLPH. Other material includes Kahles' drawings, biographical sketches, photographs and will. Included in Kahles' correspondence is one letter each from Herbert Hoover, July 2, 1918, and Harry Houdini, November 20, 1920.
    UNMICROFILMED: Newsprint catalogue to an exhibit of Kahles' work at the Federal Reserve Bank and University City Science Center, Philadelphia, 1987; and a revised version of his biography by Jessie Kahles Straut, 1975.
    Donated by Kahles' daughter, Jessie Kahles Straut.
    Loc. of Assoc. Material: 
    C. W. Kahles papers also at Syracuse University.
    Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA kahlc
    AAA 295
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