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Louis Agassiz Fuertes art collection card index and access photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn10
This is a card catalog of Louis Aggassiz Fuertes' art collection, including photographs of his paintings of birds, mammals, reptiles, and botanicals.

Dates

  • 1950s-1980s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Department of Ornithology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted. https://www.amnh.org/research/vertebrate-zoology/ornithology

Extent

2.0 Linear Feet (2 drawers)

Arrangement

Card arranged by box number and alphabetically by species. A file of correspondence is also included. Photographs are arranged by box number and by species. Includes information of items on loan. Photographs and clippings are also included.

Condition

Good.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ornithology

Related Archival Material

Artist's personal papers are housed in the Department of Manuscripts and University Archives at Cornell University. A published book on Fuertes's life, titled Louis Agassiz Fuertes and the Singular Beauty of Birds, was edited by Frederick Marcham, Cornell professor of history.
Title
Louis Agassiz Fuertes art collection card index and access photographs, 1950s-1980s
Author
Rebecca Morgan, 2010
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Risk Assessment grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Department of Ornithology Archives Repository

Contact:
Division of Vertebrate Zoology
Department of Ornithology
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York NY 10024-5192 US