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Georgia O'Keeffe letters to Claudia O'Keeffe, 1940-1962 and [undated]

Georgia O'Keeffe letters to Claudia O'Keeffe, 1940-1962 and [undated]

O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 135 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters to her younger sister, Claudia O'Keeffe, mostly written from Abiquiu, New Mexico. Topics include her concern for her sister's health and financial situation; her involvement with Alfred Stieglitz's estate; travels; exhibitions of her work; and her house and daily activities in New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; New Mexico. Married to Alfred Stieglitz.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming July 1990 by Mrs. Jack Cross, who is the neice of Hildegard Hoehne, Claudia O'Keeffe's companion.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4390 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Georgia O'Keeffe letters to Claudia O'Keeffe, 1940-1962 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.