Flora Stieglitz Straus collection of Stieglitz family papers 1860-1999
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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...
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, ...
Information about the Stieglitz family is readily available in many books about Alfred Stieglitz, including Sue Davidson Lowe's Stieglitz: A Memoir/Biography, which includes a detailed family tree that is very helpful in sorting out the photographer's extended family. The Flora Stieglitz Straus Collection contains a photocopy of a typescript draft of an autobiography by Edward J. Stieglitz ("Search for Maturity") that also includes biographical information about Julius Stieglitz. In...
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...
American sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa d'Este, Tivoli, to Mr. and Mrs. [John W. Field], 1886 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530720 Sculptor, Rome, Italy. Born in Richmond, Va., of a Sephardic Jewish family, Ezekiel was educated at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. Fought with the Confederates in the Civil War. In 1869, he went to Berlin to study at the Royal Art Academy, and he met with great...
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....