Chris K. Ishii papers
Newpaper articles (1944-1997), original drawings of illustrations for "Gourmet" magazine, photocopies of propaganda leaflets distributed by U.S. Intelligence in the Burma, China, India theatre during World War II, photographs of Ishii at work in his studio; and slides.
John James Audubon and Audubon family letters
The microfilmed John James Audubon and Audubon family letters contain letters from John James Audubon to his wife, Lucy, and his son Victor. Letters refer to personal affairs, ornithology, and publications. Also included is a fragment of Audubon's journal from New Orleans, 1821.
W. H. Willson scrapbooks
Two scrapbooks containing printed material, clippings, letters, reproductions, memorabilia, and photgraphs relating to the career of illustrator and painter, Cecil Calvert Beall. Much of the material concerns Beall's painting, "Surrender of Japan Aboard the U.S.S. Missouri," 1945.
S. J. Woolf papers
Biographical material, letters, art works, 2 contracts, notes, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs document the journalism and portraiture of S.J. Woolf. His subjects included many of the twentieth century's most influential figures.
Collected Notes, Photographs, and Graphic Illustrations on Turtles, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
This collection, which probably began to be assembled in the 1930s, comprises an information file on turtles, containing a high proportion of visual material: chiefly photographs (often only negatives) and graphic illustrations, many in watercolor. Several of these are by illustrator Antonio Zeno Shindler, and one is by Spencer F. Baird …
Collected Scientific Illustrations and Photographs of Insects
This collection consists of illustrations and black and white photographs of insects that were used for figures and plates in scientific research papers written by various Department of Entomology and United States Department of Agriculture entomologists. Illustrators include B. B. Baber, Lawrence M. Druckenbrod, Julia Ellen Edmonson, Molly Ann Dwyer …
Exhibition and Program Records
This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition and program coordinating activities of the Office of Curatorial Affairs in regard to the planning, development, and production of the exhibition "American Enterprise" and The Taubman Gallery for changing exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. "American Enterprise" chronicles the development …
Illustrations used in Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum publications
Artwork and some photographs used to illustrate articles published in the annual reports and bulletins of the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States National Museum. The material includes artwork by Mary Beth Chapman, Mary Wright Gill, Mary M. Hildebrant, Spencer Baird Nichols, and Antonio Zeno Shindler. Also included …
Collected Notebooks, Manuscripts, Drawings, Photographs, and Correspondence on Vertebrate and Invertebrate Paleontology
This collection consists of field notes, manuscripts, photographs, and related material of the Divisions of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Paleontology. Additional material can be found in the manuscript collections of former curators at the United States National Museum and geologists associated with the United States Geological Survey. The records of the …