Spud Johnson Papers, 1896-1973 (bulk 1920-1968).
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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...
Frank Waters, writer and editor, was born July 25, 1902, at the foot of Pike's Peak, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His father, who was part Cherokee died when Frank was 12 years old. It was his father who initially sparked Frank's interest in Indian culture. Waters attended Colorado College (Colorado Springs) from 1922-25 as an engineering student. He dropped out after his third year to take a job as a laborer in the Salt Creek, Wyoming oil fields. He later worked as an engineer for the Souther...
Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...
Mabel Ganson was born on February 20, 1879 in Buffalo, New York. She was sent to the finest boarding schools in Buffalo and Manhattan. While living in Florence, Italy and later in Greenwich Village with her second husband, Edwin Dodge, she became known for her reputation for socializing and people gathering. After Mabel and Edwin Dodge divorced, she married artist Maurice Sterne in 1916. They moved to Santa Fe, and then Taos. Antonio Luhan became her fourth husband in 1923. It was in Taos that M...
American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...
American poet and editor. From the description of Idella P. Stone Personal Papers and Records of Palms, 1922-1960. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494236 Editor and publisher of the literary magazine "Palms". From the description of Idella Purnell letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], no year January 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998665 Idella P...
Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1945), American poet and collector of Japanese prints. His works include Sonnets of a Portrait Painter(1914), Chats on Japanese Prints (1915), Out of Silence and Other Poems (1924), and Mrs. Morton of Mexico, (1939), a novel. From the description of Arthur Davison Ficke Papers 1865-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702134010 Ficke (Harvard, A.B., 1904) served as Curator of Japanese Prints at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard. From the d...
Lynn Riggs (1899-1954), playwright and poet, author of "Green Grow the Lilacs," the basis for the musical "Oklahoma!" From the description of Lynn Riggs screenplays, 1937-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198916 From the description of Lynn Riggs papers, 1924-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135763 Oklahoma poet and dramatist. From the description of Letters : of Lynn Riggs, 1931, 1941. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793411 ...
Author and winner of Nobel Prize for Literature. See Who's who in Australia 1988, pp. 926-7. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Sydney, N.S.W. to Dr George Chandler, Canberra, A.C.T. 1977. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829845 From the description of Letters to Janice Kenny [manuscript]. 1977-1978. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225831588 Alice Halmagyi was Patrick White's doctor and friend. From the description of L...
Haniel Long was born in Burma in 1888 and brought to Pittsburgh at the age of three. He went on to graduate from Harvard and came back to Pittsburgh to teach literature at Carnegie Tech. Seeking a healthier climate than industrial Pittsburgh, he eventually went to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1929. He was the author of many books, chiefly on poetry and the Southwest. From the description of Haniel Long papers 1888-1956. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45421794...
British-born painter. From the description of Dorothy Brett letters to Mark Lutz, Taos, New Mexico, 1957-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82601125 From the description of Dorothy Brett letters to Mark Lutz, Taos, New Mexico, 1957-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152797 Dorothy Eugenie Brett (1883-1977) studied at the Slade School of Art and University College in London. She became friends with Dora Carrington, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, Fr...
Frieda Emma Johanna Maria von Richthofen was born on August 11, 1879 in Metz, France. In 1912, Frieda met David Herbert (D.H.) Lawrence, and they married in 1914. Frieda Lawrence was intimately involved with D.H. Lawrence's work. Facets of her personality are often discernable as components of characters in his poems and novels. After D.H. Lawrence's death in 1930, Frieda settled in New Mexico. Frieda died in Taos on August 11, 1956. From the guide to the Frieda Lawrence Photograph C...
American poet and editor. From the description of Spud Johnson Papers, 1896-1973 (bulk 1920-1968). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492193 Walter Willard Johnson (1897-1968), nicknamed Spud by his family, was born in Illinois, but spent most of his childhood in Greeley, Colorado. Uninterested in his father's lumber business, Spud took every journalistic opportunity offered. He started and edit...
Mary Hunter Austin has variously been identified as a feminist, naturalist, mystic, author, and even "woman of genius." She was one of the leading literary figures of her time, the author of 27 books and more than 250 articles, stories, poems and other short pieces. In 1900, Mary Austin settled in Carmel and became one of the founders of the literary colony. In 1918, Austin traveled to New Mexico, hoping to continue on to Mexico to conduct research on folk traditions. In New Mexico she was contr...
Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...