Archives of American Art

Georgia O'Keeffe letters to Claudia O'Keeffe

Collection ID:
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986
1940-1962, undated
Physical Description:
135 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to her younger sister, Claudia O'Keeffe, mostly written from Abiquiu, New Mexico. Topics include her concern for her sister's health and financial situation; her involvement with Alfred Stieglitz's estate; travels; exhibitions of her work; and her house and daily activities in New Mexico.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New Mexico. Married to Alfred Stieglitz.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4390 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming July 1990 by Mrs. Jack Cross, who is the neice of Hildegard Hoehne, Claudia O'Keeffe's companion.

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
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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