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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Adelbert Bartlett papers
    Date (inclusive): 1977
    Collection number: 1300
    Creator: Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966
    Extent: 48 boxes (24 linear ft.) 21 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Adelbert Bartlett was a commercial photographer based in Santa Monica, California, and the director of the Near East Relief Fund in Los Angeles. The collection contains photographs, negatives, periodicals, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Bartlett's life as a commercial photographer and to his involvement with the Near East Relief Fund.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Selected digitized images from this collection.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Carolyn Bartlett Farnham, 1981-85.
    • Gift of Richards K. Farnham, 1985-86.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Adelbert Bartlett papers (Collection Number 1300). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230359 

    Biography

    Adelbert Bartlett was born in 1887; became a commercial photographer based in Santa Monica, California; his photographs of the Southern California lifestyle were widely published in the U.S. and abroad; director, Near East Relief Fund regional headquarters news bureau in Los Angeles; worked for the Fund in Greece, Palestine, and Syria; died in 1966.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains photographs, negatives, periodicals, scrapbooks, and memorabilia relating to Bartlett's life as a commercial photographer and to his involvement with the Near East Relief Fund.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Photographs of the Near East.
    2. Photographs of California and the U.S.
    3. Photographs of Europe.
    4. Ephemera and memorabilia.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966--Archives.
    Near East Relief (Organization).
    Photographers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Commercial photography--Specimens.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Photographs.