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W.H. Bartlett Collection
University of Guelph, McLaughlin Library

Bartlett, William Henry; Illustration of books

The collection was established in 1960.

The collection includes books, principally on religion and travel, illustrated by William Henry Bartlett. Individual prints are not included in the collection.


50 titles (80 volumes); bound volume of original sketches chiefly for The Pilgrim Fathers and Pictures from Sicily; proof set of plates for American scenery.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued. LC subject headings and classification are used. The holdings are accessible through CD-ROM, local dial-up, or iNET. An online catalogue of original pencil sketches and wash drawings by William H. Bartlett can be found in:

Physical Access
The collection is in a special collections area which is open to the public. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: Yes.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Ross, Alexander M. -- William Henry Bartlett: artist, author and traveller. -- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1973.