Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Carey Cartoon Service.
Carey Cartoon Collection
Public Policy Papers
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15 boxes
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-15


Consists of large color boards that were originally displayed in shop windows. Most of the cartoons comment on foreign policy issues during World War I.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of large color boards that were originally displayed in shop windows. Most of the cartoons comment on foreign policy issues during World War I.


This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.

The cartoons are arranged chronologically.

Collection History


This collection was transferred from the Graphic Arts Unit in February 1902 . The accession number associated with this transfer is ML1991-2.


Appraisal was not required for this collection at the time of transfer, as noted in the accession record.

Processing Information

This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory. The materials were re-housed in archival folders and boxes in 1993.

Data entry March 1996.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Carey Cartoon Collection; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1-15

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Existence and Location of Copies

FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: This collection has been digitized. Cartoons can be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view each, navigate to its name in the list.

Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States -- 20th century
Political satire, American.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Genre Terms:
Political cartoons -- United States -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921 -- Caricatures and cartoons.