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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

 Person

John James Audubon (1785-1851), French-born ornithologist, naturalist, and painter

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John James Audubon collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 829
Overview: The collection contains autograph letters, signed, written by John James Audubon to his wife Lucy Green Bakewell Audubon and colleagues, one of his engraved visiting cards, and autograph manuscript writings by Audubon and fellow naturalists Thomas McCulloch, Thomas Nuttall, and John Kirk Townsend. Prominent among the letters is one of 4,000 words from Audubon to his wife, written from Edinburgh in 1826, in which he describes exhibitions of his drawings and various social events, with a...
Dates: 1823-1898, bulk 1826-1840

Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Overview: The Morris Tyler Family Collection of John James Audubon consists of correspondence of John James Audubon and members of his family, third party correspondence that relates to Audubon and his work, manuscripts by Audubon and others, and a small amount of family papers. Also included are research files about Audubon compiled by the Morris Tyler family, descendants of Audubon, and a nineteenth century autograph collection presumably amassed by a family member.The John James Audubon component...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855

Victor Gifford Audubon collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 343
Overview: Collection includes correspondence between Victor Gifford Audubon and Daniel Rice, a book subscription agent, regarding the production and sale of the works of John James Audubon. Also included are 22 uncolored, 8 partially tinted and 2 hand-colored lithographed plates for the octavo edition of "The Birds of North America," all by John T. Bowen after Audubon; 3 additional hand-colored plates, also by Bowen after Audubon, which may have served as colorist's proofs or models; and a group of 19...
Dates: 1845-1859

Bill of sale for the purchase of two slaves, 1818 Mar 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 1, Folder: GROUP 14, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph bill of sale between William Pate, seller, and John James Audubon, buyer of two slaves.
Dates: 1818 Mar 6

Letter : St. Louis, Missouri, to Rev. John Bachman, 1843 Apr 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 1, Folder: GROUP 14, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf.
Dates: 1843 Apr 1

Morris Franklin Tyler papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1135
Overview: The papers consist of diaries, lectures, and writings on various aspects of European culture, and a notebook on "Medieval Asia" kept by Morris Franklin Tyler's son, Leonard S. Tyler. The diaries (1875-1907) are largely devoted to family life in New Haven and Woodbridge, Connecticut, but also comment on current political issues, particularly the presidential elections of 1876 and 1884. Also in the papers are letters from John James Audubon to Andrew Bigelow, and from William A. Buckingham to...
Dates: 1842-1907

Yellow billed cuckoo

 Unprocessed/Unavailable
Call Number: 2022-genam-0013
Dates: 1842-1907