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Caroline Fesler papers, 1939-1956

Creator:
Fesler, Caroline, 1878-1961
Subject:
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Stieglitz, Alfred
Tarkington, Booth
John Herron Art Institute
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
51 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
23 letters from Booth Tarkington, mostly regarding purchases for the Herron Museum of Art; 10 letters from Georgia O'Keeffe, primarily about her own activities as an artist and with frequent suggestions about purchases for the museum; and two letters from Alfred Stieglitz. Other correspondents include Paul Byk and sculptor Robert Davidson. In addition, there are lists of Fesler's gifts to the museum, 1943-1946; an O'Keeffe catalogue, 1943; and a few clippings.
Citation:
Caroline Fesler papers, 1939-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 666 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to the Indianapolis Museum of Art after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art administrator (Indianapolis, Ind.). President of the Indianapolis Art Association and the Herron Museum of Art, renamed Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1969.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8170
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210341
AAA_collcode_feslcaro
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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