The Library Photo Archives collection dates back to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. It comprises over 300,000 images in the areas of Anthropology, Botany, Geology, and Zoology. The collection also documents the history and architecture of the Museum, its exhibitions, staff and scientific expeditions.
The Field Museum of Natural History publishes Fieldiana in two series: Fieldiana Anthropology and Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences. Both are peer-reviewed series that focus on mid-length monographs pertaining to the Museum’s collections and research.