Frederic Clay Bartlett Personal Papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.5 linear feet of material relating to Frederic Clay Bartlett, consisting of 4 letters written to Bartlett praising his collection of Impressionist paintings (1927-1928), and 3 family scrapbooks with family photographs, notes and press clippings. 

Biographical Historical Note

Frederic Clay Bartlett was a collector of modern art, a donor to and trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a painter of easel works and murals.