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John James Audubon and Audubon family letters, [ca. 1783-1845]

Creator:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
200 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters from 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, New Orleans, 1821.
Citation:
John James Audubon and Audubon family letters, [ca. 1783-1845]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels P34 (fr. 239-439) and P35 (fr. 1-38) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator, ornithologist. Born Haiti, West Indies.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1955, by the American Philosophical Society.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Illustrators
Ornithologists
Watercolorists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10618
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214157
AAA_collcode_audujohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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