Ipomoea illustris. Convolvulaceae, 1973. Sydney Parkingson. Copper plate engraving.
The collections of the Phillips Library consist of manuscripts, books, pamphlets, newspapers and documents created for personal, business, legal, artistic, didactic and scholarly use. The scope is global.
Within the museum, not all items created on paper are held in the library. For works of art on paper contact the American Decorative Arts Department. For photographs contact the Photography Department. For nautical navigation charts contact the Maritime Department.