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Victor Gifford Audubon collection

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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

Burney-Lear drawings collection

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Call Number: OSB MSS fd 59
Overview: The collection contains more than 1,000 drawings, sketches and watercolors by Edward Francis Burney, other members of the Burney family, members of the Hoare family, James Pattison Cockburn, and Edward Lear.
Dates: 1800-1866

Album of watercolors and drawings.

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Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Overview: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

[Letterbook]. Whitehall

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Call Number: OSBORN FB137
Overview: Manuscript in an unidentified hand.
The volume was used as a scrapbook in the 19th century, and most of the volume (170 f. in all) contains engravings, etc., cut from contemporary magazines and newspapers, and a few original drawings. Among the engravings is one after Bartolozzi, identified on the page opposite as the first attempt at engraving by William Chaughton (b. 1770), aged 17, late a ploughboy, and in 1787 a protege of Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. (1743-1820).
Dates: 1684 Apr 15 to Aug 19

Henry Duncan Grant watercolor sketchbooks and scrapbooks

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Call Number: GEN MSS 611
Overview: Watercolor sketchbooks created and scrapbooks chiefly compiled by Henry Duncan Grant that document his world travel as an officer in the Royal Navy, 1866-1896 and his family until 1900.
Dates: 1866-1900

Elizabeth Hudson collection of E. Œ. Somerville and personal papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 28
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, drawings and paintings, and other papers documenting the life of E. Œ. Somerville, as well as materials related to Elizabeth Hudson's interest in the military and her involvement in the relief efforts of World Wars I and II. Correspondence includes letters to Hudson from the Chiswick Press, Hildegarde Coghill, Geraldine Cummins, Edith Somerville, Moira Somerville, and A. J. A. Symons concerning the Somerville family's life in Ireland, Edith...
Dates: 1879-1970

Stephen Longstreet papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 262
Overview: The Stephen Longstreet Collection consists of four types of material: a heavily illustrated typescript of an undated and unpublished book project; 130 drawings in various formats and media; seven collages; and a small group of ephemeral items. The focus of the collection is Longstreet's observation of jazz culture, particularly as it engaged African Americans. He lived in cities on all three American coasts, as well as major cities in Europe, where he recorded scenes and people in local clubs,...
Dates: 1925-1990

Metamorphosis : amateur drawings and paintings that replicate the publication by Benjamin Sands

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Call Number: GEN MSS 566
Overview: Four discrete groups of drawings and paintings by amateur artists, probably created in North America, circa 1790-1820, that pay homage to the illustrations and text of "Metamorphosis, or A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations: for the amusement of young persons," by Benjamin Sands, first published in North America in 1789. The groups of drawings and paintings are attributed to Esther Carpenter and Henry Perkins, as well as an unidentified artist. The groups replicate the...
Dates: circa 1790-1820

Peter Newell collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 63
Overview: The collection contains 73 drawings by illustrator Peter Newell which were acquired by the library, either by purchase or gift, primarily through funds left to the library by Newell's grandson Alfred Z. Baker (1907-1987). They include illustrations created for the Harper and Brothers firm and their periodicals Harper's Weekly, Harper's Monthly, and Harper's Bazar; illustrations created for other publishers; examples of Newell's personal artwork, such as a self-portrait and portraits of his wife...
Dates: 1878-circa 1920

Views of the Pacific Northwest.

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1817
Overview: Photographic prints, drawings, and watercolors chiefly depicting sights on the Northwest Coast, particularly around Vancouver Island. The images were originally housed in a scrapbook kept by an unidentified individual; based on the contents of the scrapbook it is presumed that the person was a member of the joint U.S./British Northwest Boundary Commission. The photographs, taken by an unidentified photographer or photographers, depict deck scenes from what may be the H.M.S. Satellite; Victoria...
Dates: 1828-1860, bulk 1854-1860

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Dates: 1833-1979

Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2368
Overview: The collection, which consists of approximately 1300 works of art, reflects the Stenzels' interest in visual imagery of the American Northwest of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and includes numerous or significant works by James Madison Alden, E. A. Burbank, James Montgomery Flagg, Joseph Kehoe, Hans Kleiber, William Forsyth McIlwraith, James Henry Moser, E. S. Paxson, Lute Pease, Cleveland Rockwell, James Everett Stuart, James Gilchrist Swan, Peter Peterson Toft, Daniel Winter, and Charles...
Dates: 1728-1966

Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Addition

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2601
Overview: The Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel Collection of Western American Art Addition consists of thirty-two works of art, twenty Native American artifacts, and various prints and manuscript items, which decorated the home of Kathryn M. Stenzel until her death in 2006 and which comprise the remainder of the art collection that was donated in 1997.
Dates: 1853-1962

Lansing V. Hammond collection of Hugh Thomson

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Call Number: GEN MSS 69
Overview: Collection contains materials collected by Lansing V. Hammond documenting the life and career of Hugh Thomson, including correspondence, writings, artwork and other papers. Correspondence includes originals and copies of letters by Thomson, as well as correspondence of M. H. Spielmann, friend and co-author with Walter Jerrold of the Thomson biography entitled Hugh Thomson, His Art, His Letters, His Humor and His Charm, with Thomson's widow Jessie Naismith Miller Thomson, Walter Jerrold and...
Dates: 1879-1958

Watercolors and Pencil Drawings Related to the Utah Expedition

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3861
Overview: Watercolors and pencil drawings created by Henry Sommer related to the United States Army Utah Expedition, including sites, persons, and other activities chiefly in the Kansas Territory and Utah Territory, 1858-1860. An identified site in the Kansas Territory consists of a view of a camp, probably near Fort Leavenworth. Identified sites in the Utah Territory include military camps at Camp Crosman, Camp Floyd (later known as Fort Crittenden), and Fort Bridger. Activities include views of...
Dates: circa 1858-1859