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O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: November 15, 1887 - March 6, 1986

Biographical / Historical

Georgia O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887-March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe met the photographer Alfred Stieglitz in 1917 and, after he divorced his first wife, married him in 1924.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Collier Collection,

 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, 1891, 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

Georgia O'Keeffe Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 600
Scope and Content Collection contains Nancy Reily’s research material about Georgia O'Keeffe covering all periods of her life (1887-1986) and to her ancestors. Material includes photocopies of Georgia O’Keeffe letters and primary source documents held elsewhere. Some material (family history, genealogical documents) relates to Reilly’s family (Mortens) who were neighbors to GOK in Abiquiu. The papers were mostly compiled during the Reily’s research and writing process, from about 1996 to 2011. Much of the...
Dates: 1877-2011

John S. Candelario Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 291
Scope and Content This collection contains documents, papers, letters, and memorabilia relating to John S. Candelario and his business and property dealings. There are personal letters to him from family members and from his adopted father, Jesusito Candelario. John S. Candelario's essays, fiction, and film scripts about New Mexico are also included in this collection. Of note is an unpublished essay on Georgia O'Keeffe. Also included are detailed logs of his work which provide technical information about what...
Dates: 1895-1999

Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 154
Scope and Content Collection consists of the correspondence between the Museum of Fine Arts and various artists and their families (1910-1978). Correspondence pertains to exhibits, donations of artwork, and repairs to artwork loaned to the Museum. Some of the artists represented in this collection are Gustave Baumann, Oscar E. Beringhaus, Donald Beauregard, Georgia O'Keeffe (1 letter), and John Sloan. Included in the Beauregard correspondence are letters addressed to Edgar L. Hewett (director of the Museum of...
Dates: 1910-1978

Paintings: Georgia O'Keeffe

 File — Cabinet: 4, Drawer: 1, Folder: 73
Scope and Contents From the File: The majority of images filed under "Fine Arts" are black and white photographs of artworks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 2015

Rebecca Salsbury James Collection

 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

Winona M. Garmhausen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IAIAMS007
Abstract The Winona Garmhausen Papers consists of the published dissertation, drafts, other academic writings, research photocopies, budgets, evaluations, reports, surveys, letters, memoranda, brochures, pamphlets, posters, newspaper clippings, magazines, journals, booklets, pamphlets, personal correspondence, photographs, and slides that were created and collected during the period from 1975 to 1983 while she researched and wrote her doctoral dissertation for the American Studies Department at the...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1976-1983; 1891-1990 1962-1983