Caroline Fesler papers

Collection ID:
Fesler, Caroline, d. 1961
Physical Description:
1 Reel
51 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
23 letters from Booth Tarkington, mostly regarding purchases for the Herron Museum of Art; 10 letters from Georgia O'Keeffe, primarily about her own activities as an artist and with frequent suggestions about purchases for the museum; and two letters from Alfred Stieglitz. Other correspondents include Paul Byk and sculptor Robert Davidson.
Scope and Contents
In addition, there are lists of Fesler's gifts to the museum, 1943-1946; an O'Keeffe catalogue, 1943; and a few clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art administrator (Indianapolis, Ind.). President of the Indianapolis Art Association and the Herron Museum of Art, renamed Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1969.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 666 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals were returned to the Indianapolis Museum of Art after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Herron Art Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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