Suzanne Bartlett papers relating to Paul W. Bartlett, [ca. 1883-1950s]

Bartlett, Suzanne Earle Ogden-Jones Emmons, b. 1861 d. 1954
Curator, Collector
Active in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence regarding Paul Wayland Bartlett's sculpture and his illness and death, 1925-1931; printed material, including a biography of Bartlett, inventories and lists of his works, exhibition catalogs, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note: Suzanne Bartlett married sculptor Paul Wayland Bartlett in 1913. They lived mostly in France, but also in Washington, D.C. and New York. She helped him in his work, and after his death in 1925, went on to arrange exhibitions of his work, and had numerous pieces recast and sold to benefit a proposed memorial studio (never executed).

Lent for microfilming 1994 by The Tudor Place Foundation, Inc. along with the papers of Paul Wayland Bartlett, and papers of Caroline Ogden-Jones Peter and Armistead Peter, Jr. relating to Paul W. Bartlett (each group has been cataloged separately). The Tudor Place Foundation, Inc. inherited the papers in 1984 with the estate of Armistead Peter III, husband of Caroline Odgen-Jones Peter, Suzanne Bartlett's daughter, and Paul Bartlett's stepdaughter.

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  • Microfilm reel 4902 (fr. 383-729) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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