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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946



  • Existence: 1864-01-01-1946-07-13-

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 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Collier Collection

Identifier: AC 328-p
Scope and Content Collection consists of two letters, one dated June 21, 1930, to Charles Collier from Alfred Stieglitz. Stieglitz writes that he is enclosing a money order, is glad Collier's trip went well and mentions the shrinkage of the market value. The second letter, dated September 18, 1981, to Ansel Adams from Charles Collier expresses that he wants to sell three portraits made and mounted by Alfred Stieglitz and writes about meeting with Georgia O'Keeffe and about O'Keeffee's and his continued...
Dates: 1930-1981

Dr. Carol Smith: 27 photos and 2 letters

Identifier: HP.1988.71-MNM.GA.1988.296.29
Dates: ca. 1860-1978

John Marin Letter to Alfred Stieglitz

Identifier: MSS -245-SC
Abstract This collection is comprised of a photocopy of a letter written to photographer and mentor Alfred Stieglitz from artist John Marin. The letter concerns various goings on in Taos at the time.
Dates: 1930, Aug. 4-14

Photomechanical Prints Collection

Identifier: PICT-2018-001
Abstract An artificial collection created for photomechanical prints, primarily photogravures, which have been removed from publications held by UNM Libraries.
Dates: 1897-1917; Majority of material found within 1910-1917

Quivira Bookshop and Photography Gallery Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-710-BC
Abstract The collection consists of a scrapbook and accompanying loose papers and photographs relating to the Quivira Bookshop and Photograph Gallery. Quivira Bookshop was owned and operated by Ann Espe Dietz in the Corrales/Albuquerque, New Mexico area from 1964 to 2000.
Dates: 1964-1997

Rebecca Salsbury James Collection

Identifier: ms07
Abstract This collection contains essays and exhibition catalogs of works by Rebecca Salsbury James at the Museum of Fine Arts and Martha Jackson Gallery. This collection also contains black and white photographs that depict paintings on glass by the artist. All material in this Collection is to be found in Oversize Boxes (O.B.) 22 and 23.
Dates: 1935-1955

U.S. Western and Military Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-2001-001
Abstract Predominantly large format landscape photographs of U.S. West, including parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Garden of the Gods. California subjects include San Francisco and its Chinatown.
Dates: 1860-1910