Suzanne La Follette letters from John Sloan

Collection ID:
La Follette, Suzanne, 1893-1983
Physical Description:
2 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two letters, May 19, 1943 and February 11, 1944, from John Sloan. He described his stay at "Miss White's beautiful home in Sante Fa with 16 of my works on the walls...I have lived before with lots of my paintings around me but never before have I been flanked by 'Sold' ones." He also mentioned his marriage to Helen Farr, "a very lucky girl less than half my age" and other personal matters.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
La Follette, a friend of John Sloan, was born in Washington state. She was a writer of conservative issues and was founding editor of The National Review. She also wrote and edited for such magazines as The American Mercury and The Freeman and was active in early anti-Soviet causes. She wrote several books, including "Art in America," which followed the course of American artistic development from the Colonial era.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1973 by Suzanne La Follette.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Journalists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, John, 1871-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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