Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University.‏ ‎Library.‏ Public Policy Papers
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Title:
Political Cartoon Collection
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/th83kz33s
Dates:
1889-1944
Size:
30 boxes and 2 items
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpph): Box 1-30
Language:
English

Abstract

This artificial collection consists of one thousand original drawings, including a significant number by Charles Lewis Bartholomew, Otho Cushing, Homer C. Davenport, John Tinney McCutcheon, and Frank Arthur Nankivell.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

This artificial collection consists of one thousand original drawings, including a significant number by Charles Lewis Bartholomew, Otho Cushing, Homer C. Davenport, John Tinney McCutcheon, and Frank Arthur Nankivell. Other artists that are well represented include Louis Glackens, Harold Imbrie, Udo J. Keppler, Norman Ritchie, and Fred O. Seibel.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by cartoonist.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Material in this collection is assembled from a number of different accessions throughout the years. Nineteen Derso and Kelen cartoons were added in summer 2012, accession number ML.2012.027. A 1931 Otto Cushing cartoon was added in summer 2014, accession number ML.2013.031. A World War II era comic strip produced by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) was added in 2016, accession number ML.1000.007.

Archival Appraisal Information:

This is an artificial collection. No materials have been separated.

Processing Information:

This is an unprocessed collection. Contents list updated by Adriane Hanson with the assistance of Jeremy Russell in 2010. Derso and Kelen cartoons in June 2012 accession were added to existing cartoons in Box 13 in 2012. A 1931 Otto Cushing cartoon was added to Box 10 in 2014. A World War II era comic strip produced by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) was added to Box 29 in 2016.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

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

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/th83kz33s
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345

Find More

Alternative Form Available:

FOR DIGITIZED CONTENT: Cartoons in this collection have been digitized and may be viewed or downloaded through this finding aid. To view each one, navigate to the individual item within this finding aid.

Related Material:

Additional cartoons by many of these artists are located in the Graphic Arts Collection at the Firestone Library, Princeton University. These cartoons can be located by searching the Visuals Database.

Subject Terms:
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Political satire, American.
Genre Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States.
Cartoons (humorous images)
Cartoons (working drawings)
Drawings.
Editorial cartoons -- United States.
Political cartoons -- United States.
Names:
Bartholomew, Charles Lewis, 1869-1949
Cushing, Otho, 1871-1942
Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912
Places:
United States -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.