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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Coordinates: Lat: 27 00 00 N degrees minutes Lat: 27.0000 decimal degrees Long: 030 00 00 E degrees minutes Long: 30.0000 decimal degrees

Note: Area of modern Egypt comprises the core of the ancient kingdom of Egypt; area was home to Neolithic cultures by 6000 BCE; Thinite dynasty united Upper and Lower Egypt ca. 3100 BCE; important Hellenistic center; part of Roman Empire until Arab conquest in 640, then Mameluk and Ottoman; official language is Arabic, though English and French are also widely spoken.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Georgia O'Keeffe and Helen Woodruff in Egypt, 1963

 Item — Box F1
Identifier: 2006.6.780
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: This collection contains over 1100 photographs, including copy prints, contact sheets, film, and Polaroids relating to the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe. The collection includes photography by O'Keeffe that reflects her daily life and photography interests, as well as photography of O'Keeffe and her properties, artwork, and travel. A small portion of the collection relates to The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and the catalogue raisonne. Copy prints in the collection are often by fine art...

Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young, itinerary, 1962-02-14

 Item — Box 3: Series 1
Identifier: 2016.6.63
Overview Egypt travel itinerary by Four Seasons Travel Service, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, for Georgia O'Keeffe. Mailed by Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young.

Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young, postcard, 1963-03

 Item — Box 4: Series 1
Identifier: 2016.6.72
Overview Postcard, "Moonlight on the Nile," from Georgia O'Keeffe to Anita O'Keeffe Young. Postcard features several boats with sails on the Nile River, with Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza in the background.

Georgia O'Keeffe to Claudia O'Keeffe, 1962-03-25

 Item — Box 3: Series 1
Identifier: RC.1999.1.109
Overview Letter from Georgia O'Keeffe to Claudia O'Keeffe sent from New Mexico.

Georgia O'Keeffe to Claudia O'Keeffe, postcard, probably 1962-03

 Item — Box 3: Series 1
Identifier: RC.1999.1.110
Overview Postcard from Georgia O'Keeffe to Claudia O'Keeffe sent from Egypt.

Georgia O'Keeffe to Inez Ossendorf, 1962

Identifier: RC.1998.2.4
Overview Handwritten note on the back of a Four Seasons Travel Services, Inc. travel itinerary for Egypt trip. Front includes typed hotel list for Egyptian trip from 1962-02-22 to 1962-03-25.