Caroline Fesler papers, 1939-1956

Fesler, Caroline, b. 1878 d. 1961
Arts administrator
Active in Indianapolis, Ind.

Collection size: 51 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: 23 letters from Booth Tarkington, mostly regarding purchases for the Herron Museum of Art; 10 letters from Georgia O'Keeffe, primarily about her own activities as an artist and with frequent suggestions about purchases for the museum; and two letters from Alfred Stieglitz. Other correspondents include Paul Byk and sculptor Robert Davidson. In addition, there are lists of Fesler's gifts to the museum, 1943-1946; an O'Keeffe catalogue, 1943; and a few clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art administrator (Indianapolis, Ind.). President of the Indianapolis Art Association and the Herron Museum of Art, renamed Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1969.

Lent for microfilming 1974 by Indianapolis Museum of Art.

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