Imprint of skin and definitely feathers are a part of the fossil record.
From the new dinosaur exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, New York that opened on May 14, 2005. These photos are from the members preview and reception on May 13, 2005. Much of the data is from Liaoning Provice in northeast China. Mark Norell's book, Unearthing the Dragon, gives details not only about current thinking regarding dinosaurs, but also about the meeting of the American and Chinese cultures in the process of science.