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Colby College Museum of Art (1959)



  • Existence: est. 1959

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Maine: 100 Artists of the 20th Century, invitation, 1964-06-25

Identifier: 2000.6.151
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: Between 1947 and 1948, Georgia O'Keeffe shipped several boxes of books to New Mexico from her and her late husband's, Alfred Stieglitz, collections at their New York apartment and the Lake George house. This was the beginning of O'Keeffe's personal book collection in New Mexico. O'Keeffe grew her collection by purchasing and seeking out books on particular subjects; others she received as gifts from friends, admirers of her work, authors, and museums, which is documented through her habit of...