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U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection



The United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) Forest Service Collection includes 2,884 drawings (mostly ink), many of which are originals that were produced for the United States Forest Service Bulletin and for the books Common Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Alaska Trees and Shrubs (see below).

Artists whose works are represented in this collection include B. A. Batts, Mrs. N. W. Brenizer, Miss Casmody, Carmen M. Diaz, Charles Feddema, Hazal M. Hartman, Mrs. A. E. Hoyle, Leta Hughey, Carol Ann Kanter, Suzanne Foster Manley, D. Olszewski, Juliet C. Patten, Edwin Ribera, H. J. Roena, Jane Roller, W. R. Scholl, Marion D. Shoquist, James M. Shull, Sudworth, C. L. Taylor, E. Villalón, W. F. Wright, and several others (M.B.A., BF, Felix, E.L.K., Lino, Pietri, Raúl, F.R.S., GAW, etc.).




Mountain pine (Pinus pungens),
ink drawing by C.L.T.,
U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection.
HI Art accession no. 6725.0773.

All 2,884 U.S.D.A. Forest Service artworks have been scanned and are available with descriptions in:

Catalogue of the Botanical Art Collection at the Hunt Institute Database

Users can locate this information in the database by entering either an artist's name or "U.S.D.A. Forest Service." These images are in the public domain and can be downloaded from the database. The images vary in size. If the image you wish to print will not fit on one page, please adjust your printing preferences. The artworks also are available for on-site viewing by researchers; please contact the Art Department for additional information or to arrange a visit.

The images from this collection are available to scientists, researchers and publishers for reproduction. If you publish any of these images, please credit:

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Collection
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Above: Robinia neomexicana, ink drawing by E.L.K.,
U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection.
HI Art accession no. 6725.1222.

Bibliography

Little, E. L., Jr. and F. H. Wadsworth. 1964–1974. Common Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. 2 vols. Washington, D.C.: U.S.D.A., Forest Service. [Agriculture Handbook nos. 249, 449.]
In Hunt Botanical Library collection.

Viereck, L. A. and E. L. Little, Jr. 1972. Alaska Trees and Shrubs. Washington, D.C.: U.S.D.A., Forest Service. [Agriculture Handbook no. 410.]
In Hunt Botanical Library collection.

Detail of Juniperus utahensis,
ink drawing by Annie Elizabeth Hoyle, 1907,
U.S.D.A. Forest Service Collection.
HI Art accession no. 6725.0731.

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