This accession consists of various drawings, published plates, and clippings. Subjects depicted include the sculptures of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa and the carvings
and designs of the Haida Indians, as well as images of fishes, mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, and mollusks. Some of these images were done as part of the United Pacific
Railroad Expeditions and Surveys, while others were included in the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge series or were drawn by Augustus A. Gould, conchologist, and Theodore
D. A. Cockerell, entomologist. Additionally there are clippings of a Washington Post article on the Thomas G. Hodgkins bequest to the Smithsonian Institution.