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|1232||Wendell H. Gilley holding Official Seal of the State of Maine, 1955|
Wendell Gilley holding the carving of the Maine state seal he carved for the Northeast Harbor Public Library
|1422||Blue-winged Teal, Pair|
Photograph of a pair of blue-winged teal carved by Wendell Gilley. Marked "Sec. of Treas. Robert Anderson 1958" on reverse.
|1423||Cinnamon Teal, Pair|
Photograph of a pair of cinnamon (?) teal carved by Wendell Gilley. Marked "Sam Rayburn" on reverse. "1958" written in blue ballpoint lower right corner.
|1552||Letter from Frank S. Land to Wendell H. Gilley.|
Letter from the founder of the Order of Demolay, Frank S. Land, instructing Wendell Gilley to choose and send carvings to Harry S. Truman, Dr. Frank Stanton, president of CBS, Leon Leonidoff, producer of Radio City Music Hall shows, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and White House aide Bernard Shanley. The cost of the five carvings was $250.
|1557||Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from J. Edgar Hoover|
Letter typed on FBI letterhead and signed by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in gold ink thanking Wendell Gilley for the gift of carved bobwhites sent on behalf of Frank S. Land.
|1558||Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from Goodwin J. Knight|
Thank you letter from the Governor of California thanking Wendell Gilley for a carving of a quail, which he placed on his desk in the Governor's Mansion.
|1559||Letter to Wendell H. Gilley from C. G. Wellington|
Letter typed on Kansas City Star letterhead from Executive Editor Clarence G. Wellington thanking Wendell Gilley for carved birds sent on behalf of Frank S. Land.
|1577||Cleveland Plain Dealer article, September 20, 1956|
Columnist Wes Lawrence, visiting Southwest Harbor, writes about Wendell Gilley. Gilley's last name is misspelled "Gillie".
|1614||A book of ducks.|
Published by Penguin Books. Plates by Peter Shepheard. On cover: "A King Penguin Book." Endpaper signed "Wendell Gilley."
|1617||Birds : a demonstration in color reproduction from The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, reprinted from Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia, by permission.|
Birds : a demonstration in color reproduction from The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, reprinted from Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia, by permission.
Front cover signed "W. H. Gilley, S.W. Harbor, Maine".
|1622||The warblers of America : a popular account of the wood warblers as they occur in the Western Hemisphere.|
The warblers of America : a popular account of the wood warblers as they occur in the Western Hemisphere.
By Ludlow Griscom, Alexander Sprunt, Jr. and other ornithologists of note. Illustrated by John Henry Dick. Published by The Devin-Adair Co.
|1619||American water and game birds.|
Silhouettes by Ugo Mochi. Photographs by Allan D. Cruikshank and others. Prepared in cooperation with the Chicago Natural History Museum. Published by E. P. Dutton & Co. Flyleaf inscribed : "To Wendell Gilley - May this book help a bit to inspire you to still more perfection in your art - Friend Billy B., 1956".
|1618||The art of wood carving.|
Published by D. Van Nostrand Co., Inc.
By Athos and Sara Menaboni, published by Rinehart & Co.
|1627||Audubon water bird guide : water, game and large land birds : eastern and central North America from southern Texas to central Greenland|
Audubon water bird guide : water, game and large land birds : eastern and central North America from southern Texas to central Greenland
By Richard H. Pough, color illustrations by Don Eckelberry, line drawings by Earl L. Poole. Maps on end papers. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society. Published by Doubleday & Co. First edition.