NH. Natural History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Rex Brasher (1869-1960) was one of America's greatest bird painters. He painted almost twice as many North American birds as Louis Aggasiz Fuertes or John James Audubon. He painted a total of 875 water color paintings of 1200 species or subspecies of birds in their natural habitats, based on American Ornithologists Union Checklist of North American Birds.
This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Resident of Warner, New Hampshire, Carroll is a naturalist, artist and writer.
The collection includes the materials used to create several of Ms. DePalma's works, such as My Chair, The Strange Egg, Many Millions of Leaves, A Grand Old Tree, The Perfect Gift, and The Nutcracker Doll.
George W. Heinold, lifelong resident of Madison, Connecticut, was an author on outdoor life and fishing who wrote extensively on his experiences primarily along the Connecticut shoreline. He published regularly in such periodicals as Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, and Readers' Digest.
Papers of American entomologist and lepidopterist Alexander Barrett Klots comprised of correspondence, military files, publication files for A Field Guide to Butterflies, research and field notes, and photographs.
The John Hall Sage papers contain the administrative and financial records, books, clippings, correspondence, and manuscripts of John Hall Sage. The collection also includes the papers of the American Ornithologists' Union, an organization of which John Hall Sage was a member, serving as both President and Secretary. The collection focuses mostly on John Hall Sage's lifelong interest in ornithology.
The James Slater papers documents Slater's career as a world renowned entomologist and faculty member at the University of Connecticut from 1953 until his retirement in 1988. The correspondence, diaries, notes, records, photographs and other materials also reflect Slater's research on milk glass and colonial gravestones.
Terres was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 17 December 1905. He attended the State Teachers College (Indiana, PA), Cornell University and New York University. A field biologist for the Soil Conservation Service from 1936 until 1942, Terres authored, co-authored and edited more than fifty books pertaining to natural history.
John P. McDonald was the Director of the University of Connecticut Libraries from 1963 through 1986. The collection contains correspondence, reports, studies and information on the Libraries' and associated programs, as well as materials pertaining to McDonald's interests in birds.
Jean Day Zallinger was born in February 1918, in Boston, Mass. She attended the Massachusetts College of Art and received a B.F.A. from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1942. Mrs. Zallinger has illustrated numerous children's books, mainly non-fictional works about animals and plants, including such titles as Biography of a Leaf, Discovering What Earthworms Do, The Earliest Americans, and Sea Creatures Do Amazing Things.