Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Crimilda Pontes Papers, 1965-1988
This accession consists of the papers of Smithsonian Press designer, Crimilda Pontes. Included are materials on Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae, the Quad flyer, and other projects for which Pontes was the designer. The files consist of correspondence, some annotated by S. Dillon Ripley; some of Pontes' original drawings; photographs; reviews of, promotional materials on, and color plates of Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae; as well as occasional notes by Pontes on her illness and her work.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Pontes, Crimilda
- Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001
- Smithsonian Institution. Press
- Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae (Monograph : 1977)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 89-024, Crimilda Pontes Papers