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Inventory of the Ellen I. Schutt Pomological Watercolors,
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  • Creator: Schutt, E. I. (Ellen Isham)
    Title: Ellen I. Schutt Pomological Watercolors,
    Date (inclusive): 1911-1915
    Extent: 0.8 linear feet
    Abstract: Ellen Isham Schutt (1873-1955) was an illustrator with the United States Department of Agriculture who was active from 1904-1914. This collection contains 279 original watercolors of fruits, mostly apples, rendered by Schutt for the University of California.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-453
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Ellen Isham Schutt was born April 15, 1873 in Arlington, Virginia. Schutt was active from 1904-1914 as an illustrator with the United States Department of Agriculture.
    According to Dillon Brown's The Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis, Miss E.I. Schutt-Blackburn was a pomological artist with the Department of Agriculture at the Berkeley campus from 1914-1915.
    She passed away December 5, 1955 in Falls Church, Virginia.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains 279 original watercolors of fruits, mostly apples, rendered by Schutt for the University of California. The watercolors illustrate examples of a variety of conditions including cold storage, core rot, injury damage, and moth damage, among others. The apples are usually shown in two views: a full view and a half section.
    The watercolors are arranged in specimen number order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Schutt, E. I. (Ellen Isham)
    University of California, Davis. Dept. of Pomology
    Fruit-culture--Pictorial works
    Watercolor painting
    Botanical illustration
    Apples--Pictorial works
    Women illustrators--United States

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara was assisted by student employee Jane Oh in the processing of this collection.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ellen I. Schutt Pomological Watercolors, D-453, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.