Arthur D. Fuller papers, 1916-1960  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Field and stream.Fuller, Arthur D. (Arthur Davenport), 1889-1966
Arthur D. Fuller papers
1916-1960 (inclusive)
6.0 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 324
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.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arthur D. Fuller papers, Ax 324, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Animals in art
  • Drawing, American--20th century
  • Etching, American--20th century
  • 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
  • Personal Names :
  • Fuller, Arthur D. (Arthur Davenport), 1889-1966
  • Fuller, Arthur D. (Arthur Davenport), 1889-1966--Correspondence
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Book illustrations
  • Correspondence
  • Drawings
  • Etchings
  • Illustrations
  • Paintings
  • Periodical illustrations
  • Photographs
  • Sketchbooks
  • Watercolors