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Letter from Georgia O'Keeffe to Fred Maxwell

Identifier: MS-48

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes one letter from Georgia O'Keeffe to Fred Maxwell of Maxwell Galleries regarding the sale of her painting "A Street", 1926 (Catalogue Raisonne number 528), dated April 23, 1968. Also included is a handwritten painting label from An American Place.


  • Creation: 1968, undated

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes.

Copy and Reproduction Restrictions

Copies of materials may be made for research purposes only.

Biographical and Historical Note

Maxwell Galleries was founded in San Francisco in 1940 by Frederick Maxwell. The focus was American and European 19th century and 20th century paintings and sculpture.


0.83 Linear Feet


One letter from O'Keeffe to Maxwell dated 1968-04-23 regarding the sale of a painting. Painting label from An American Place included.

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum archives from the curatorial department in 2016.

Ownership and Rights

This collection is the physical property of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or 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

This collection was processed by Elizabeth Ehrnst in 2016.

Finding Aid for the Letter from Georgia O'Keeffe to Fred Maxwell, 1968, undated
Elizabeth Ehrnst
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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