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O'Keeffe at Abiquiu.

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 263

Scope and Contents

Photographs created by Myron Wood that document the homes and activities of artist Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1978-1981. Images include interiors and exteriors of the O'Keeffe residence in the village of Abiquiu and her summer home at Ghost Ranch and objects within them. The collection includes portraits of O'Keeffe, her acquaintances, including her gardener Estiben Suazo and his daughter and her maid, Candalaria Suazo, as well as her manager Juan Hamilton.

Dates

  • 1978-1981

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The O'Keeffe at Abiquiu Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Sharon Keim on the Martin Greenblatt Foundation Book Fund in American Literature, 2007.

Arrangement

Photographs in the collection are arranged in the order the images appear in Myron Wood and Christine Taylor Patten, O'Keeffe at Abiquiu (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995), this consists of images in the book and an image from the back of the dust jacket, followed by images that did not appear in the work, which are arranged alphabetically by their title.

Extent

4.02 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.okeeffeabiquiu

Overview

Photographs created by Myron Wood that document the homes and activities of artist Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1978-1981. Images include interiors and exteriors of the O'Keeffe residence in the village of Abiquiu and her summer home at Ghost Ranch and objects within them. The collection includes portraits of O'Keeffe, her acquaintances, including her gardener Estiben Suazo and his daughter and her maid, Candalaria Suazo, as well as her manager Juan Hamilton.

Myron Wood (1921-1999)

Myron Wood was a photographer and Assistant Curator of Photography at The Taylor Museum of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center from 1951 to 1961and the photographer for Colorado College for over thirty-five years.

Existence and Location of Copies

Most of the photographs in this collection appeared in Myron Wood and Christine Taylor Patten, O'Keeffe at Abiquiu (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995).
Title
Guide to the O'Keeffe at Abiquiu.
Author
by Matthew D. Mason
Date
August 2007
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2010-02-10: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.

Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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