Album of photographs and sketches relating to voyages, primarily in the arctic. Includes photographs from the steamer Neptune's 1917 rescue of Donald MacMillan and other members of the Crocker Land Relief Expedition, as well as the Northern Ventures Expedition, ca 1912. Photographs depict Inuit men, women, and children from Greenland and Baffin Isl...
Photographs of sketches made by Charles Alexandre Lesueur in 1816-1837 documenting archeological sites in Indiana and Kentucky, Choctaw Indians of the Mississippi River in Tennessee and Louisiana, and Plains Indian artifacts, probably seen and sketched at St. Louis, Missouri.
Photographs of drawings of "Fort Snelling from the East" in Carl Andreas Geyer's journal from the Nicollet Expedtion, 1838. One image is a cropped enlargement of the other.
Photographs of pages from Evert Wendell's record book of his transactions with American Indians. The photographs highlight Wendell's drawings of Cayuga, Seneca, Miami, and Souveno Indians with whom he worked, including identifying markings such as tattoos, ear ornaments, and hairdressing. The collection also includes catalog cards prepared by Willi...
The papers of painter and muralist Gifford Beal measure 7.4 linear feet and date from 1889 to 2001. The bulk of the collection consists of artwork, in addition to correspondence, writings, printed matter, including one scrapbook, pictorial subject files, photographs, and two scrapbooks of photographs of works of art. Artwork is primarily in the form of sketches and seventy-eight sketchbooks in a wide variety of media. Among the loose sketches are twenty-eight oil paintings on wood board or panel, and fourteen large pastel drawings on canvas depicting dancing figures in a romantic style. Artwork by other artists in the collection include prints by Arthur B. Davies, Rockwell Kent, and Denys Wortman.
These papers consist mostly of notes, sketches, and drawings from Robert Evans Snodgrass' entomological research. Also included are occasional correspondence, photographs, clippings, and manuscripts.
This accession includes blueprints for modifications and renovations to various systems and spaces at the National Museum of Natural History, and cabinet sketches for the National Zoological Park Bird House.
This accession consists of several curatorial items from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, including a catalog compiled by Frederick M. Bayer of drawings of invertebrates from the United States Exploring Expedition; a series of original sketches of jellyfish that were in Bayer's possession, some of which are identified as being from the ...
The Marshall Reisman papers concerning George Nakashima are dated 1959-2010, bulk 1972-1989, and comprise 0.2 linear feet. The papers include letters, correspondence, annotated sketches, photographs, financial records, and printed material related to commissioned works by woodworker and sculptor George Nakashima for art collector Marshall Reisman.
The collection measures 15.1 linear feet, dates from 1922 to 2012, and documents the career of Cuban-born painter and printmaker, Emilio Sanchez. The collection includes letters to Sanchez, business records, photographs of the artist and sources for his artwork, many original sketches, printed material, and calendars.