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Victor Audubon letters to John L. LeConte, 1852

Catalog Data

Creator:
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, John James  Search this
LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel, 3 items on partial microfilm reel
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
This microfilm collection contains letters from Victor Audobon to John Lawrence LeConte concerning Audubon's father, John James Audubon.
Citation:
Victor Audubon letters to John L. LeConte, 1852. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel P34 (fr. 196-198) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: American Philosophical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the microfilmed letters to Samuel G. Morton from Victor and John James Audubon, 1836-1840, and the microfilmed John James Audubon and Audubon family letters, [circa 1783-1845]. Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds the Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. The American Philosophical Society holds the John James Audubon Papers, 1821-1845; the John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897; and the LeConte family papers, 1827-1901.
Biography Note:
Victor Audubon (1809-1862) was a painter and the son of illustrator and naturalist John James Audubon. Along with his brother, John Woodhouse Audubon, he assisted his father with the production and sale of The Birds of America and The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America . Audubon continued to manage the business aspects of his father's work after John James Audubon's death.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the American Philosophical Society for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected from ASP's John Lawrence LeConte papers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214729
AAA_collcode_auduvict
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214729