Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946
- Existence: January 1, 1864-July 13, 1946
Biographical / Historical
Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) was an American photographer and promoter of photography as an art form. He met the painter Georgia O'Keeffe in 1917 and, after divorcing his first wife, married her in 1924. Over a period of twenty years he made more than 300 individual portraits of O'Keeffe that remain unique and compelling in their ability to capture many facets of a single subject.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 1001, Folder: 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
Call Number: YCAL MSS 37
Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951
Call Number: YCAL MSS 430
Overview: The Angna Enters and Louis Kalonyme papers contain artwork, correspondence, and printed material documenting the life and work of artist Angna Enters and her husband, art critic and journalist, Louis Kalonyme. The collection features over 70 pieces of original artwork by Enters dating chiefly from the 1930s and 1940s. Correspondents include fellow artists and friends John Marin, Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill. Other materials include photographs of Kalonyme,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 41
Overview: The Hapgood Family Papers contain correspondence; manuscripts of books, plays, poems, articles, book reviews, essays, and short stories; plus business papers, diaries, maps, photographs, subject files, writings of others, and miscellaneous papers which document the lives and careers of various members of the Hapgood family and to a lesser extent the Boyce family, most notably Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce Hapgood.
Dates: 1829-2000, bulk 1900-1940
Call Number: YCAL MSS 16
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and family papers documenting aspects of the career and friendships of Rebecca Salsbury James, especially her involvement with the Stieglitz circle. Correspondents include Marsden Hartley, Georgia O'Keeffe, Isabel Lachaise, and Frieda Lawrence.
Dates: 1924-1967, bulk 1930-1939
Call Number: MSS 56
Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 690, Folder: F-2-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS declining an invitation to speak and enclosing a check (no longer present) "for the dinner". With slipcase.
Dates: 1916 May 24
Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 690, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, regarding rent and use of a studio located above the Jones' family flat at 114 E. 59th Street in New York.
Dates: 1918 Sep 25
Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 690, Folder: F-4-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, possibly to John A. Tennant, written in the wake of his daughter's health crisis and mentioning O'Keefe. With slipcase.
Dates: 1923 July 31
Call Number: YCAL MSS 31
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, and printed ephemera about art documenting McBride's career as an art critic. Major correspondents include Mildred Aldrich, Malcolm MacAdam, Maximilian Mitzlaff, Gertrude Stein, Alfred Stieglitz, and Carl Van Vechten.
Dates: 1863-1989, bulk 1901-1962
Call Number: YCAL MSS 792
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, literary manuscripts, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting Dorothy Norman's activities, writings, and publications including the journal she founded and edited, Twice A Year: a Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. The papers also document Norman's relationships with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz and his circle of artists and writers, in particular her involvement with his...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 692
Overview: The Arnold Ronnebeck papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, artwork, photographs, and printed and other materials documenting the life and career of the Prussian-born artist. Correspondence in the collection includes letters from other artists, family, and organizations, and includes letters from well-known modernist-era artists, such as George Grosz, Marsden Hartley, Wassily Kandinsky, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz. Manuscripts include notebooks, journals Ronnebeck kept while in...
Dates: 1896-1952, bulk 1910-1947
Call Number: YCAL MSS 459
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of papers and photographs created and collected by George H. Seeley that document his photographic career, as well as his later life and family spanning from 1900 to 1975. The collection includes glass plate negatives used by Seeley to create his professional photographs. Photographic prints in the collection are predominantly work prints created by Seeley. There are also film negatives that document his later life and family, as well as the landscape around...
Dates: 1900-1975, bulk 1900-1950
Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 20
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, materials related to the production of Four Saints in Three Acts and the paintings of Florine Stettheimer, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1898-1974 (inclusive), bulk 1906-1953
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
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]
Call Number: 1998-ycal-0311-e
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...