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 4 Collections and/or Records:
Georgia O'Keeffe Writings and Other Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1381
Scope and Contents: Collection of writings by Georgia O'Keeffe and other papers. Writings by O'Keeffe include drafts and other materials relating to her autobiographical book, Georgia O'Keeffe (New York: Viking Press, 1976), drafts and a galley proof for her "Introduction" to Georgia O'Keeffe, a portrait (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978), the catalog produced for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition of portraits of O'Keeffe by Stieglitz, and drafts for several shorter works. Other papers include...
Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive
Call Number: YCAL MSS 85
Overview: The Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive contains correspondence files, manuscripts, documentary ephemera, photographs, art and realia related to the lives and careers of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, his second wife, and to other members of Stieglitz's family.The first subgroup, Alfred Stieglitz Papers, consists of material documenting Stieglitz's life's work: correspondence with artists, photographers, and writers; manuscripts by Stieglitz and others describing the art...
Dates: 1728-1986, bulk 1880-1986
Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 104
Overview: The Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Collection contains items acquired by the Beinecke Library after 1980. Previous accessions are part of the Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive [YCAL MSS 85]
Dates: circa 1893-[ongoing]
Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 89
Overview: The Flora Stieglitz Straus Collection of Stieglitz Family Papers consists of letters, photographs, printed materials, journals, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of Alfred Stieglitz's extended family. Included in the first series, Stieglitz Family Papers, are letters between family members, a draft of an autobiography by Edward J. Stieglitz, and biographical information about Julius Stieglitz. Series II, Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, contains a number of letters from Stieglitz and...