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Woolley Papers Relating to Georgia O'Keeffe

Identifier: MS-50

Scope and Content Note

The materials in this collection relate to the sale of the Georgia O'Keeffe painting "Spring", 1948 (Catalogue Raisonne number 1163). Included are three letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to John Carrington Woolley as well as various sales and shipping records. Also included is a photograph of O'Keeffe and Dorothy Brett at Brett's birthday party in 1962.


  • Creation: 1962-1975

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.


.83 Linear Feet


Correspondence and records relating to the sale of the painting "Spring", 1948 by Georgia O'Keeffe. Also includes one photograph of O'Keeffe and Dorothy Brett.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged into three series: Correspondence, Sales and shipping records, and Photographic material. Materials are arranged chronologically within.

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in 1997 by Forrest Fenn and 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 Woolley Papers Relating to Georgia O'Keeffe, 1962-1975
Elizabeth Ehrnst
September 2016
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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