Fieldwork Library

Participants in Writing Fieldwork had the opportunity to submit examples of their different “field notes” to a common library. Some of these materials can be viewed at the following links.

Leah Aronowsky: John Drayton illustrations.
Photographed from the materials of the U.S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842, Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Natalie Cox: Richard F. Burton, “Diagram to assist in the reading of David Livingstone’s Letter/Bangweolo,” July 8 1868.
Source: Huntington Rare Books, Sir Richard Francis Burton Map Collection.
View online courtesy of the Huntington Library.

Thadeus Dowad: photographs by Désiré Charnay.
Source: Charnay’s Ruines américaines. Photographed 1858–1860, published 1862.
View online courtesy of the Getty Research Institute.

Jorge Giovannetti: Carl Withers’s field notes from Cuba, and Juan Manuel Picabea’s reports to Withers from Cuba.
Photographed from the materials of the Carl Withers Manuscript Collection at NYU.

Laurel Waycott: album of sketches by Henry Hitchings.
View online courtesy of the Yale University Art Gallery.