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Letters to Charles Wickham Moore

Identifier: MS-11

Scope and Content Note

The letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to Charles Wickham "Wick" Moore relate to their personal friendship. Among the letters are three postcards with images of O'Keeffe's Abiquiu property on the front and one photograph of the Rio Chama.


  • Creation: circa 1949-1982

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes.

Copy and Reproduction Restrictions

Copies of print materials may be made for research purposes only.


0.42 Linear Feet


The collection includes 115 letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to Charles Wickham "Wick" Moore relating to their personal friendship.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in 2006 by Frances Moore Gagarin.

Related Materials

The original letters from Charles Wickham Moore to Georgia O'Keeffe are located in the Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe Archive, Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Ownership and Rights

The collection of letters is the physical property of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum holds rights to materials given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply. Contact the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Archivist for further copyright and publication information as it pertains to this collection.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection was completed by Elizabeth Ehrnst in 2010.

Finding Aid to the Letters to Charles Wickham Moore, circa 1949-1982
Elizabeth Ehrnst
September 2010
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Repository

217 Johnson Street
Santa Fe NM 87501 US