Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
John James Audubon (1785-1851), French-born ornithologist, naturalist, and painter
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
John James Audubon collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 829
Abstract: 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
Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855