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Drawings (visual works)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Visual works produced by drawing, which is the application of lines on a surface, often paper, by using a pencil, pen, chalk, or some other tracing instrument to focus on the delineation of form rather than the application of color. This term is often defined broadly to refer to computer-generated images as well.

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

A beautiful shrub in the garden hedges at Bombay. J. Forbes, redrawn between 1794 and 1800

 Item — Volume 2, Page: 299
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The image is an outline of a branch of a plant with numerous leaves and a central blossom. The Latin name is given as Justicia picta (see Graptophyllum pictum).
Dates: redrawn between 1794 and 1800

A Branch of the Cocoa-nut Tree, of a reduced size. The Leaves when doubled over, and plaited together, form an excellent Thatch. J. Forbes, redrawn between 1794 and 1800

 Item — Volume 2, Page: 43
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The image shows a branch of a coconut tree, with green fronds extending on both sides. Bottom of page: Forbes includes a Latin quotation from Pliny's Natural History--"In palmarum foliis primo scriptatum"--with the gloss, "The Leaves of Palm Trees were used to write on by the ancients."
Dates: redrawn between 1794 and 1800

A Bunch of Cocoa-nuts, of a reduced size. J. Forbes, redrawn between 1794 and 1800

 Item — Volume 2, Page: 45
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The drawing depicts a bunch of coconuts, without surroudning illustration. The Latin name is given as Cocos nucifera - Lin: (see Cocos nucifera).
Dates: redrawn between 1794 and 1800

A Sketch of young Cocoa-nut Trees; one exhibiting the first shoots from the nut; the other of a few years growth. J. Forbes, redrawn between 1794 and 1800

 Item — Volume 2, Page: 39
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The image shows two plants, one just emerging from the ground, the other with more developed fronds and trunk. Above the image, Fobres gives the Latin name as Cocos Nucifera - Lin: (see Cocos nucifera). Bottom of page: a quotation, in Latin, from Pliny's Natural History, reading "In oriente ex his vina, gentiumque aliquibis panis: plurimis vero etiam qudrupedum cibus." A translation is written below.
Dates: redrawn between 1794 and 1800

Robert Adams papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4150
Scope and Contents: The collection documents the life and career of American photographer Robert Adams, including photographs, correspondence, clippings, writings, posters, printed material, born digital material, and audiovisual material. Photographs include landscape photographs throughout the western United States, portraits, family photographs, and photographs of Adams’s exhibitions at galleries and museums throughout the United States and abroad. Also present are posters for Adams’s exhibitions, reviews of...
Dates: circa 1880-2018, bulk 1950-2018

Gerhard and Hella Adler papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 901
Overview: The collection consists of material documenting aspects of the life and work of the Jungian analysts Gerhard Adler and Hella Adler. Material includes drawings, sketchbooks, diagnostic and other notes, handwriting samples, correspondence, and other material. Included are numerous oil, gouache, watercolor, chalk, and pencil "dream drawings," and drawings and sketches in books, on loose sheets, oil boards, and card scrolls.
Dates: 1873-1959, bulk 1908-1956

Alsop family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 34
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, diaries, estate records, account books, notebooks, deeds, and miscellanea of the Alsop family of Middletown, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers including: Joseph Wright Alsop (1772-1844), Joseph Wright Alsop (1804-1878), Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891), Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953), Mary Alsop Oliver Alsop (1815-1893), Richard Alsop (1726-1776), Richard Alsop (1789-1842), Charles Richard Alsop...
Dates: 1734-1986

Altagor papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1466
Overview: The Altagor Papers, which span from 1930-2009, contain correspondence, personal papers, writings, artwork, printed material, objects, records, audio tapes, and other papers by or relating to the artist Altagor, also known as Andre Vernier.
Dates: 1930-2009, undated

An untitled sketch of "hook swinging.", redrawn between 1794 and 1800

 Item — Volume 4, Page: 49
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The image is a sketch of an individual suspended from a scaffold by a rope, likely a depiction of the practice of "hook swinging."
Dates: redrawn between 1794 and 1800

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

Charles Emerson Beecher Archives

 Collection
Call Number: IPAR.001034
Overview: The archives of Charles Emerson Beecher including illustrations, catalogs, notes and locality information encompassing his career at Yale, and focusing on his work with fossil invertebrates.
Dates: 1888-1904

John Betjeman collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 675
Overview: The John Betjeman collection documents the personal and professional life of John Betjeman between 1908 and 1990, with the bulk of material dating between 1936 and 1984. The collection provides evidence of Betjeman's career as a writer and broadcaster and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, newspaper clippings, audiovisual materials, and a small number of candid photographs. The collection traces Betjeman's creative process through initial scribblings in his notebooks to more...
Dates: 1908-2002, bulk 1936-1984

Collection of original artwork for bookplate designs

 Collection
Call Number: BKP 131
Overview: This is an artificial collection of original artwork for bookplates--also known as ex-libris. Multiple artists are represented.
Dates: 1852-1980, bulk 1920-1930

Marjorie Bowen papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 454
Overview: The Marjorie Bowen Papers consist of the literary and personal papers of the British writer Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, who published hundreds of works of fiction, historical fiction, and history, as well as reviews and opinion pieces, in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection primarily contains manuscripts, typescripts, and printed versions of her writings, with photographs, press cuttings, and some correspondence files that include letters from authors Samuel Clemens...
Dates: 1810-1998, bulk 1900-1951

Besmilr Brigham papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990

John Sawyer Brooks papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1435
Overview: The John Sawyer Brooks Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and drawings, and other papers, most relating to missionaries and mission administration at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, 1851-1859. Also present are papers relating to the Mount Pleasant Mission in Peel Township, Ontario, 1846-1855, and to the Brooks family, 1850s-circa 2000.
Dates: 1846-2000, bulk 1851-1859

James Bruce archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 68
Scope and Contents: The archive comprises original manuscript material concerning the travels of James Bruce of Kinnaird in North Africa and Ethiopia, from 1762 to 1774. Bruce (1730-1794) was originally posted as British consul-general at Algiers, though his diplomatic service concluded in 1765. Over the next 10 years, Bruce traveled in North Africa to document the antiquities, flora, and fauna of the region. Bruce then traveled to Ethiopia to document the source of the Nile. The bulk of material concerns Bruce's...
Dates: ca. 1750-ca.1850.

Buildings, grounds and landmarks in New Haven photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 685
Overview: The materials consist of maps, photographs, engravings, drawings, slides, and lithographs of New Haven, Connecticut scenes, residences, buildings, and landmarks. The bulk of The materials consist of photographs of New Haven and surrounding environs from 1860-1930s. Included are aerial views, scenes of the New Haven Green, photographs of streets, and various individual residences. Of particular interest are the snapshots of houses used for tax purposes, or as documentation of the structure...
Dates: 1653-1970

Mary Butts papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 487
Overview: The Mary Butts Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and other papers of the British writer Mary Butts, as well as papers of her daughter Camilla Rodker Bagg and other family members, and the research files and drafts of writings about Butts of several researchers. The papers span the years 1830 to 1990, but the bulk fall between 1915-37. They are organized into three series: Papers of Mary Butts, ...
Dates: 1830-1990, bulk 1915-1937

Robert Byron Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 605
Overview: The Robert Byron papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other material that document his work as a writer and art critic. The papers provide evidence of Byron's travels and writing career as well as his work as a propagandist during World War II.
Dates: 1757-2010, bulk 1909-1941