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Series I: Alfred Stieglitz: Correspondence, 1874-1950

Call Number: YCAL MSS 85, Series I

Scope and Contents

The series of Alfred Stieglitz's correspondence is organized in three subseries: Personal and Business Correspondence; Family Letters, and Stieglitz-O'Keeffe Letters. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically, with letters from and to unidentified correspondents filed at the end; Within each folder the letters appear in chronological order with undated material at the end. A date following a cross-reference refers to the specific folder in which the letter will be found.


  • 1874-1950


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Chiefly in English, many letters in German.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

Boxes 104-105: Restricted fragile material. Microfilm is available. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 146: Restricted material. May not be seen without the permission of the appropriate curator.

Box 146: for research use only. May not be duplicated.

Boxes 247-256: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Box 257: Restricted fragile material. All material has been digitized. For further information consult the appropriate curator.


40.4 Linear Feet (97 boxes)

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