Helene Sardeau papers

Collection ID:
Sardeau, Hélène, 1899-1969
[ca. 1920-1950]
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four sketchbooks, two done in New York and Italy; eight loose sketches; 27 finished drawings; two photographs of Sardeau and 80 of her works of art with commentary by George Biddle; an exhibition catalog; certificate of naturalization to the U.S.; a presidential certificate appointing Biddle to the Commission of Fine Arts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. and France. Sardeau was married to George Biddle, muralist, painter, and administrator of the Public Works of Art Project.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1000 and 1050 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1970 by George Biddle, Sardeau's husband.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biddle, George, 1885-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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