Catalogs & Exhibits
Prior to its acquisition by The Bancroft Library in 1963, the Honeyman collection was housed in Robert B. Honeyman's private museum at Rancho Los Cerritos, near Mission San Juan Capistrano in Southern California. The collection has never been exhibited in its entirety, but parts of the collection and individual items were loaned to various museums to be included in shows related to the history of early California and the West. Below is a selected list of catalogs and exhibits:
Leeper, Blanche Magurn.
Early Prints of California: from The Robert B. Honeyman Collection. Pasadena, California: Pasadena Art Institute, 1952.
Mills, Paul and Joseph R. Knowland.
Early Paintings of California in The Robert B. Honeyman Jr. Collection. Oakland: The Oakland Art Museum, 1956.
"Collection of Robert B. Honeyman, Jr." In: California Pictorial 1800-1900; an Exhibition of Two Parts: The Collection of Robert B.Honeyman, Jr. and Paintings by William Keith. Santa Barbara, California: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1962.
Fine Arts Patrons of Newport Harbor.
American Primitive Painting, [catalog of] an exhibition organized by The Fine Arts Patrons of Newport Harbor. Balboa, California: The Pavilion Gallery, 1965.
Janice T. Driesbach, Harvey L. Jones, and Katherine Church Holland.
Art of the Gold Rush. Oakland, California: Oakland Museum of California; Sacramento, California: Crocker Art Museum; Berkeley, California: University of California Press, c1998.
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University.
Exhibition "Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915," April 20 - June 27, 1999.