New Mexico. Department of Public Health
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Health brochures enclosed in an envelope from the New Mexico County Department of Health addressed to Miss Georgia O'Keefe. Brochures cover topics such as diphtheria, measles, whooping cough, tuberculosis and the care of babies.
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...