Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Hélène Sardeau Papers, circa 1930-1954, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sardhele
Creators:
Sardeau, Hélène, 1899-1969
Dates:
circa 1930-1954
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The scattered papers of Hélène Sardeau measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1954. Found are biographical material for Sardeau and George Biddle, drawings and four sketchbooks, and photographs of Sardeau and her works of art.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of Hélène Sardeau measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1954. Found are biographical material for Sardeau and George Biddle, drawings and four sketchbooks, and photographs of Sardeau and her works of art.

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

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hélène Sardeau (1899-1969) was a sculptor in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, and France. Sardeau was married to muralist George Biddle, the administrator of the Public Works of Art Project.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Existence and Location of Copies
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reels 1000 and 1050 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1970 by George Biddle, Sardeau's husband.
Processing Information
The papers were microfilmed after receipt on reels 1000 and 1050. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Hélène Sardeau papers, circa 1930-1954. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biddle, George, 1885-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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