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Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young, 1971-05-18

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: 2016.6.101

Scope and Contents Note

From the Collection: 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.

Dates

  • 1971-05-18

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes.

Copyright Management

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Extent

10 items (9 pages, 1 envelope)

Overview

Two page letter dated 1971-05-18 from Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young in which several items were enclosed. Enclosures include: a 1970-12-17 letter from the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art to Georgia O'Keeffe discussing the recently closed O'Keeffe exhibition; a 1970-10-26 five-page article from "New York" titled "The Arrogance of Culture Power" by Sophy Burnham with a previously stapled note, "Miss O'Keeffe asked me to send you these. D.B [Doris Bry]." The note from Doris Bry regarding the sent article is dated 1971-04-17.

Ownership and Rights

Copyright Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Explanation of Rights

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Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Repository

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