Scope and Contents
The collection (1916-1960) consists of over 200 individual drawings, watercolors, oils, and etchings, published examples of his work in serials and books, including Field and Stream covers, a sketch book, autobiographical notes, correspondence, and photographs.
- Creation: 1916-1960
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Arthur D. Fuller (1889-1966) was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, and educated at Harvard College and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.
Fuller worked for several newspapers, and then as an illustrator for periodicals, including Harper's, Saturday Evening Post, and Colliers.
Fuller's specialty was the illustration of hunting and fishing scenes and outdoor action. He illustrated covers for Field and Stream for more than thirty years, and he also illustrated books.
6.5 linear feet (4 containers)
Language of Materials
Arthur D. Fuller (1889-1966) was an illustrator and artist for newspapers, periodicals, and books, and whose specialty was the illustration of hunting and fishing scenes and outdoor action. The collection (1916-1960) contains sketchbooks, drawings, watercolors, oils, and etchings, published examples of Fuller's work, and correspondence.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
1 solander case, 1 flat box, 1 clamshell and 1 shared flat box.
Collection processed by staff in the 1970s; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
Genre / Form
- Book illustrations
- Periodical illustrations
- etchings (prints)
- Animals in art
- Drawing, American -- 20th century
- Etching, American -- 20th century
- Fine Arts
- Fishing in art
- Hunting in art
- Illustrated periodicals -- United States -- History -- 20th century
- Illustration of books -- United States -- 20th century
- Illustrators -- United States
- Magazine illustration -- United States -- 20th century
- Outdoor life in art
- Painting, American -- 20th century
- Watercolor painting, American -- 20th century
- Guide to the Arthur D. Fuller Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)