A Finding Aid to the Eliot Fitch Bartlett Papers, 1930-1981, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bartelio
Creators:
Bartlett, Eliot, 1918-1992
Dates:
1930-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of volunteer curatorial assistant Eliot Bartlett measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1981. The papers include correspondence, financial material, writings, photographic material, and printed material.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of volunteer curatorial assistant Eliot Bartlett measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1981. The papers include correspondence, financial material, writings, photographic material, and printed material.
Correspondence consists of letters concerning Bartlett's art-related activities and his interest in various artists including Mary Ogden Abbott, Amy Cross, George Dergalis, Lilian Westcott Hale, and Arthur J. Stone. Financial material includes four receipts and price lists. Writings includes a docent speech for an exhibition. Photographic matieral consists of a single slide of the painting Tulips by Amy Cross. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition and auction announcements, catalogs and programs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Eliot Fitch Bartlett (1918-1992) was a volunteer curatorial assistant at the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts during the 1970s.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level after donation. A finding aid was created by Caroline Donadio in 2018.
Author
Caroline Donadio
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated by Eliot Fitch Bartlett.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Preferred Citation
Eliot Fitch Bartlett papers, 1930-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art museum curators--Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slides (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abbott, Mary Ogden, 1894-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cross, Amy, 1856-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dergalis, George,, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hale, Lilian Westcott, 1880-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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