Jack Lambert Papers,1970-2012.

Collection Number: 21-1-4172

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Jack Lambert papers, 1970-2012.
Collection Number:
21-1-4172
Creator:
Lambert, R. L.,(Jack)
Quantity:
2
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection contains artwork and items relating to his Cornell work as well as personal drawings.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Robert "Jack" Lambert graduated from Cornell in 1950 and returned to the University as an instructor in 1953. Starting in 1962 he led Cornell's freehand drawing program, becoming a full professor in 1977. His coursework, mainly in the Department of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, taught freehand, nature, and scientific drawing, as well as watercolor painting.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection contains artwork and items relating to his Cornell work as well as personal drawings. Includes cartoons and drawings relating to campus projects, publications featuring Lambert's work, course material. Many large scrolls of drawings and watercolor that tell a story, some scrolls extend 30+ feet. Several art journal notebooks. A number of items feature the Lambert Pump Company.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Lambert, R. L., Jr.
Lambert, R. L., (Jack) Jr.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Department of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture.

Subjects:
Scientific illustration.
Freehand drawing.

Form and Genre Terms:
Watercolor (paint)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Jack Lambert papers, #21-1-4172. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

See also CALS Freehand Drawing Collection, #21-25-3736, http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/EADresolver?id=RMA03736.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Department and Campus Related Cartoons
1970s-1990s
Box 1 Folder 2
Scenic Watercolors
1995
Box 1 Folder 3
Sketches and Drawings of Cornell Buildings, Scenes, Locations
1990s
Box 1 Folder 4
Demonstrations Practice
2011 and earlier
Box 1 Folder 5
Publications (many concerning Cornell) with Lambert´s Illustrations
2000s
Box 1 Folder 6
Sketches and Artistic Tutorials
Box 1 Folder 7
Artist Drawing Pens
Box 1 Folder 8
Papers Mainly Related to Art and Lambert Pump Company
Box 1 Folder 9
Assorted Photographs, Mainly of People
Box 1 Folder 10
Handouts and Papers from Courses
Box 1 Folder 11
Awards and Recognition
1995 onwards
Box 1
"Figure Notes" from Here and There
Notebook with sketches focusing on the human figure
Box 1
"Watercolor"
1980s
Notebook with watercolors and some sketches, mostly landscapes and buildings
Box 1
Untitled Art Journal
2008-2009
Notebook with sketches mostly focusing on "form"
Box 1
"Figure Notes" from Here and There
1970s-1990s
Notebook with sketches focusing on the human figure
Box 1
Untitled
1976
Scroll with panels of watercolor art, located at Lambert's Pump Company
Box 1
"The Sands of the Desert"
Scroll with panels of watercolor art
Box 1
"Tree Grow- in Perspective"
Scroll with panels of sketches
Box 1
"News-Likes of Yesteryear
Scroll with panels of sketches "from the Lambert Pump Co. Archives of Fact and Fiction
Box 1
"Are You Tired of Studying?
1982
Scroll with panels of sketches from "Lambert Pump Co." "in techna-color, watercolor, pencil color, penic color, and more..."
Box 1
"Tree Grow- in Perspective
Scroll with panels of sketches
Box 1
Untitled
Scroll with panels of sketches, the first few depicting a morning routine
Box 1
"Hoshonuma, the Ancient Art"
Scroll with panels of sketches focusing on Asian art
Box 1
"Private Eye - Jack, Case of the Vanishing Point"
Scroll with panels of art
Box 1
"Making a Film-Like and Sketchbook Image"
1977
Scroll with panels of sketches
Box 1
"La Naturaleza tiene dos caras"
Fall 1983
Scroll with panels of sketches
Box 1 Folder 12
Assorted Handmade Miniatures
Box 1 Folder 13
Lambert Pump Company "Gold" Watch
Box 1 Folder 14
Miniature of Family Gazing Upwards
Box 1 Folder 15
"The Penny Award - President and Chief R. Lambert"
Box 1 Folder 16
"Clouds of the Masters" Handmade Miniature
Box 1 Folder 17
Miniature Model of a Potted Plant
Box 1 Folder 18
Model of Desk with Art Posters
Box 2 Folder 1
Lambert Pump Company Artistic Papers
Box 2 Folder 2
Lambert Pump Company Artistic Papers
Box 2 Folder 3
Cornell Campus Drawings
Box 2
Watercolors, Drawings, and Other Artistic Renderings
Includes still life works, natural landscapes, and buildings