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O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986



  • Existence: November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986

Biographical / Historical

Georgia O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe met the photographer Alfred Stieglitz in 1917 and, after he divorced his first wife, married him in 1924.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1926-1960, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 49, Folder: GROUP 1001, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Correspondence consists of three autograph letters, signed, to Pemberton from Alfred Stieglitz and four autograph letters, signed, from Georgia O'Keeffe. Stieglitz's letters, which date from 1926 and 1928, mention Charles Demuth, [Marsden] Hartley, and [John] Marin, among other topics. O'Keeffe's letters, which date from 1951 through 1960, concern personal matters, such as a visit.
Dates: 1926-1960, undated

Letter : Lake George, New York, to an unidentified recipient, 1923 Sep 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 41, Folder: GROUP 689, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing the photographic work of the unidentified correspondent and mentioning Alfred Stieglitz.
Dates: 1923 Sep 28