The INHS Editor's Image Collection is a collection of >20,000 images used in the production of the publications of INHS and its predecessors, and contains images created from 1869 through 2008. The INHS Editor's Image Database contains descriptive metadata for the images inclluding topics, artists/photographers, locations, and dates. Records may include links to digitized versions of the published image in Biodiversity Heritage Library or elsewhere. Most of the images are held by INHS in the Forbes Natural History Building, About 600 have been scanned, and can be browsed in Box. For assistance with the database or access to the collection, please contact the Illinois Natural History Survey.
Two notable subcollections are held by University Library:
An Excel export from the FileMaker database maintained by the Illinois Natural History Survey is available in Box.
In database records, the Image ID corresponds to item number in the physical collection, also used as the file name of scanned items.
For access to physical collection, or re-use permissions, contact the Illinois Natural History Survey
A collection of photos of INHS staff are filed alphabetically by staff last name in the Forbes Natural History Building.
Please contact the Illinois Natural History Survey with questions about staff photos.