Rachele Wall to Georgia O'Keeffe, 1968-03-06
Scope and Content Note
The bulk of the collection consists of handwritten letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to her sister, Anita O'Keeffe Young, dating from the 1940s to the 1970s. The letters largely relate to personal matters, daily activities, and the management of O'Keeffe's paintings. There is some correspondence between O'Keeffe and Robert R. Young, Anita O'Keeffe Young's husband, and his assistant Florence McCormick, related to financial matters. Additionally, there are five small photographs and one article clipping.
Accruals for this collection include additional correspondence, primarily of a business nature relating to Georgia O'Keeffe paintings in the possession of Anita Young and her estate. Also included are over 40 family photographs, over 100 photographs of O'Keeffe paintings, and some images of Ireland, as well as ephemera related to Isabel Dunham Wyckoff Totto (Georgia O'Keeffe's grandmother) and legal documents concerning O'Keeffe's lawsuit with Doris Bry and the settlement of O'Keeffe's estate.
- Creation: 1968-03-06
- Wall, Rachele (Correspondent, Person)
Series II: Photographic Material and Series III: Ephemera contain some fragile materials. See Archivist for handling.
Series IV: Legal Documents is restricted until March 4, 2059. Access restrictions are consistent with the wishes of The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and the restrictions for The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and Georgia O'Keeffe's Legal and Litigation Records housed at the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. See the Archivist for more information.
The remainder of the collection is open to the public for research purposes.
5 items (4 pages, 1 envelope)
From the File: English
Letter from Rachele Wall to Georgia O'Keeffe (1968-02-28) that included copies of newspaper articles, all of which O'Keeffe then sent to Anita O'Keeffe Young on 1968-03-06. The newspaper articles are "The Desperate Mr. Z & The West Village Grab," 1968-01-11, and "The Altruistic Mr. Z & The Squat, Seedy Village," 1968-01-18, both by Leticia Kent.
Ownership and Rights
Copyright Not Evaluated
Explanation of Rights