Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860

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Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the naturalist and illustrator John James Audubon, served as business manager for his father, and worked to promote and sell his father's works.

From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153832

From the description of Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152756

Victor Gifford Audubon, son of the illustrator and naturalist John James Audubon, was born on June 12, 1809. As an adult he assisted his father, along with his brother John Woodhouse Audubon, in the creation of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America . While he did contribute some artistic work to the project, his main function was to handle the business of producing and selling the work, along with the earlier The Birds of America . After his father's death, Victor continued to manage the business aspects in promoting his father's work. He died in 1862.

From the guide to the Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Son of American naturalist John James Audubon.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], "Saturday". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765897047

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Adamson, 1833 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765896906

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], 1833 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765896948

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872. Letters from England, 1837-1838. Winterthur Library
referencedIn John James Audubon papers, 1813-1880 (inclusive), 1828-1855 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Phillips, 1849 Mar. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf American Philosophical Society. American Philosophical Society selected records, 1784-1954. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851. Letters to Samuel G. Morton from Victor and John James Audubon, 1836-1840. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Contract between Thomas L. McKenney and J.T. Bowen with supporting documents, 1847 Feb 4-Jul 17. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John James Audubon correspondence, 1827-1857 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851. Letters to Samuel G. Morton from Victor and John James Audubon, 1836-1840. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. John James Audubon papers. University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Victor Gifford Audubon collection, 1845-1859. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. John James Audubon papers, 1813-1880 (inclusive) 1828-1855 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Carson, Joseph, Mrs. Autograph collection, 1785-1945 (bulk 1814-1890). Winterthur Library
referencedIn John James Audubon papers, 1813-1880 (inclusive), 1828-1855 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], "Saturday". Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John James Audubon Papers, 1821-1845 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon, 1697-1982 (bulk 1820-1855). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Receipt, 1840 Aug 18, New York, to I. Cozzens. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Adamson], 1833 Nov. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955. Charles C. Adams papers, 1931-1948. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Phillips, 1849 Dec. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Samuel George Morton Papers, 1819-1850 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John James Audubon letters and drawings, 1805-1892 (inclusive), 1805-1847 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854. Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Mrs. Phillips, 1838 Aug. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Victor Gifford Audubon letter to F.B. Mayer, 1849. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Dwight, Edward H., 1919-1981. Edward H. Dwight papers, 1950-1977. Archives of American Art
referencedIn John James Audubon letters and drawings, 1805-1892 (inclusive), 1805-1847 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Autograph letter signed : London, to John Adamson, 1833 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868. William Sidney Mount papers, 1833-1868. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860. Victor Audubon letters to John L. Le Conte, 1852. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon, 1697-1982, 1820-1855 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn LeFort letter, 1855. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955. person
associatedWith Adamson, John, 1787-1855, person
associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. person
associatedWith Audubon, John Woodhouse, 1812-1862 person
associatedWith Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Bowen, John T., ca. 1801-1856? person
associatedWith Carson, Joseph, Mrs. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Dwight, Edward H., 1919-1981. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A., (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
associatedWith LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. person
correspondedWith Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899 person
associatedWith Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851. person
associatedWith Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868. person
associatedWith Newcomb, Simon person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 person
associatedWith Rice, Daniel. person
associatedWith Rice, Daniel. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 person
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
associatedWith Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825 person
associatedWith Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, Henry person
associatedWith Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872. person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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