Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive 1728-1986

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Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive, 1728-1986

Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive 1728-1986

The Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive contains correspondence files, manuscripts, documentary ephemera, photographs, art and realia related to the lives and careers of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, his second wife, and to other members of Stieglitz's family. The first subgroup, Alfred Stieglitz Papers, consists of material documenting Stieglitz's life's work: correspondence with artists, photographers, and writers; manuscripts by Stieglitz and others describing the art movements of the early twentieth century; scrapbooks; an autograph collection; prints of photographs by Stieglitz and other noted photographers; awards given to Stieglitz for his work; several works of art such as four poster portraits by Charles Demuth; and notebooks assembled posthumously to record the contents of Stieglitz's extensive art collection before it was dispersed following his death. The second subgroup, Georgia O'Keeffe Papers, consists primarily of correspondence from O'Keeffe's friends and family along with a number of fan letters, subject files, and business correspondence addressing rights and reproductions of O'Keeffe's works. This subgroup also includes files of documentary ephemera and a number of awards and medals given to O'Keeffe. The third subgroup, Stieglitz Family Papers, consists of correspondence, documentary ephemera, and drawings from Stieglitz family members, principally Alfred's parents, Edward and Hedwig.

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Seligmann, Herbert J. (Herbert Jacob), 1891-

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Louise Varèse, 1972 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875008 Herbert Jacob Seligmann (1891-1984), writer and civil rights activist, published books and articles on civil rights, World War II, artists, and related topics. From the description of Herbert J. Seligmann papers, 1908-1984. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122346225 From the guide to the Herbert J....