Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers 1860-1999


Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers, 1860-1999

Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers 1860-1999

The Flora Stieglitz Straus Collection of Stieglitz Family Papers consists of letters, photographs, printed materials, journals, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of Alfred Stieglitz's extended family. Included in the first series, Stieglitz Family Papers, are letters between family members, a draft of an autobiography by Edward J. Stieglitz, and biographical information about Julius Stieglitz. Series II, Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, contains a number of letters from Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe to Elizabeth Stieglitz Davidson and Donald Douglas Davidson, and to Flora Stieglitz Straus. Series III, Leopold Stieglitz, consists of material concerning his life, including several journals from the 1880s. Series IV, Addition (1999) contains a group of lantern slides that copy earlier family photographs. Series V, Addition (2000) adds several letters, photographs and family items. Series VI, Addition (2005) contains five autochromes made by Nathan Straus Jr., with their diascope viewers; portraits include Flora Stieglitz Straus, her husband Hugh Grant Straus, and her maternal grandmother Jacobina Staerk Stieffel. Series VII, Addition (2008) includes correspondence, financial papers, photographs, diaries, and albums that document the friends, travels, and activities of the Stieglitz family in Europe and New York City, as well as at their summer home, Oaklawn, just north of the village of Lake George, New York.

5.30 linear feet (18 boxes)



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O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, renowned for her contribution to modern art.Born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia Totto O’Keeffe grew up on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O’Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, where she learned the techniques of traditional painting. Th...

Straus, Nathan, 1889-1961

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Businessman, publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Nathan Straus : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735071 Businessman. Straus served three terms in the New York State Senate, conducted a survey of public housing in Europe for Mayor La Guardia, and served as Administrator of the United States Housing Authority under President Roosevelt. From the description of Papers, ...

Stieglitz family.

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Straus, Flora Stieglitz, 1895-1994

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De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: New York, N.Y., Benjamin De Casseres to Erskine Caldwell, Mount Vernon, Maine, 1926 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844445 Author. From the description of Papers, 1904-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456230 Benjamin De Casseres (1873-1945), a journalist and author, worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetr...

Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917

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Stieglitz, Leopold.

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Stieglitz, Edward, 1833-1909.

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Stieffel, Jacobina Staerk.

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Hasemann, Wilhelm

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Stieglitz, Edward J., 1899-1994

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Straus, Hugh Grant, 1890-1961.

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Stieglitz, Julius, 1867-1937

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