Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

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Artists, Cartoonists, and Illustrators

Constantin Alajalov (1900-1987). Artwork, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, diaries and journals, and other items, from the artist and illustrator best known for his iconic magazine covers for The New Yorker and The Saturday Evening Post.

Joan Walsh Anglund (1926- ). A large collection of manuscripts, artwork, correspondence, photographs, research material, personal memorabilia, audio recordings, and much more from the beloved artist, illustrator, and children’s author.

Henri Arnold (1918- ). Original artwork and proofs for Jumble: That Scrambled Word Game, a long-running daily syndicated puzzle with cartoon, a substantially complete run from 1961 to 1986.

Giuseppe Bagnai (1923-2001). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, journals, photographs, audio recordings, and other items from the noted Italian artist and author.

Leonard (1911-1999) and Margaret (1912-2001) Boden. Numerous photographs of portraits by the acclaimed artists, known for their portraits of the British Royalty and aristocracy.

Francis Scott Bradford (1898-1961). A large mounted photo of a mural by Bradford at Public School 261 in Brooklyn, New York; architectural model pieces for a ceiling mosaic on the U.S. Government Military Cemetery in Cambridge, England; two mounted canvas sections of a mural design for the Milwaukee Courthouse (1931); and other items, from the recognized artist, mural painter, and educator. In the Ralph Ingersoll Collection.

Martin Branner (1888-1970). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and much more from the creator of the popular Winnie Winkle comic strip.

Anita Brookner (1928- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the acclaimed art critic and novelist.

Barbara N. Byfield (1930-1988). Artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, and more from the noted artist, illustrator, and children’s author.

E. Simms Campbell (1906-1971). Artwork, proofs, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the groundbreaking African-American artist, illustrator, and cartoonist.

Al Capp (1909-1979). Numerous original daily and Sunday comic strips, from the legendary creator of the Lil’ Abner comic strip.

Abner Dean (1910-1982). A pen and ink portrait of Bette Davis by the distinguished cartoonist. In the Bette Davis Collection.

Jacob Epstein (1880-1959). A bust of film producer and director Gabriel Pascal, by the influential modernist sculptor; in the Gabriel Pascal Collection.

Elton C. Fax (1909-1993). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and much more, from the celebrated African-American artist.

James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960). A portrait of Bette Davis by the influential American artist and illustrator. In the Bette Davis Collection.

Art Gates (1911-1976). Artwork, proofs, photographs, memorabilia, and more from the recognized illustrator and comic strip artist.

Edward Gorey (1925-2000). Original artwork for poster designs, intended for the film The Beguiled (1971) but never used; by the popular artist and cartoonist, best-known for his ghoulish and macabre subjects. In the Don Siegel Collection.

Harold Gray (1894-1968). Artwork, proofs, correspondence, journals, memorabilia, and more from the pioneering creator of Little Orphan Annie.

Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003). Original drawings from the master caricaturist; in the Robert Preston, Bette Davis, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Collections.

Ferd Johnson (1905-1996). Artwork and other material from the comic strip artist, known for his work on Moon Mullins.

Janet (1928-1979) and Anne (1928-1998) Grahame Johnstone. Original drawings of the illustrations for Dodie Smith’s novel 101 Dalmatians, by the celebrated illustrators. In the Dodie Smith Collection.

Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983). Original drawings for illustrations by the legendary children’s author and artist; for stories in the Danny Dunn series, by Jay Williams. In the Jay Williams Collection.

Hank Ketcham (1920-2001). A large collection of artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, and much more from the influential creator of Dennis the Menace comic strip.

Everett Raymond Kinstler (1926- ). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and more, from one of America’s premier portrait artists and illustrators.

Robert Leffingwell (1911-1991). Artwork, correspondence, and other items from the noted creator of the comic strips Little Joe and Ze Gen’ral.

Stephen Longstreet (Henri Weiner) (1907-2002). Numerous drawings and sketches from the recognized artist, illustrator, and author.

Mercedes Matter (1913-2001). Video and audio recordings of interviews with Matter, conducted in 1986. In the Sigmund Koch Collection.

Lionel Miskin (1924-2006). A small collection of manuscripts, from the distinguished English artist and educator.

Frederick B. Opper (1857-1937). Artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the pioneering editorial cartoonist, as well as the creator of Happy Hooligan and other popular comic strips.

Kin Platt (1911-2003). Artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the prolific artist, illustrator, and author, including several hundred original drawings and some scripts for animated television programs.

Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973). Manuscripts, photographs, and other documents regarding the great screen actor’s legendary art collection, as well as several original works of art.

Jack Rosen (1914-1989). Original drawings of numerous caricatures of notable individuals, mostly signed by their subjects.

Otto Soglow (1900-1975). Numerous original drawings of cartoons for The Little King comic strip, as well as drawings for The New Yorker and Collier’s magazines.

Joseph Stern (1890-1971). Two drawings for editorial cartoons published in The Boston Herald.

Paul Szep (1941- ). Hundreds of original drawings, as well as correspondence, photographs, and other items from the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning, often-controversial editorial cartoonist, known for his work at The Boston Globe.

Hilda Terry (1914-2006). Hundreds of original drawings for the influential comic strip Teena, from the first woman to join the National Cartoonists Society.

James Thurber (1894-1961). Several pencil drawings, dated ca. 1930, by the great American humorist and cartoonist. In the Ralph Ingersoll Collection.

Raeburn Van Buren (1891-1987). Original artwork from the recognized illustrator and creator of the syndicated comic strip Abbie an’ Slats.

Mort Walker (1923- ). Nearly 300 original pen-and-ink Beetle Bailey weekday comic strips, dating from 1955 to 1966; also present are several dozen Sunday panels from various years.

Interviews with artists. Audio recordings of interviews with various notable American artists, including Philip Guston, Robert Motherwell, Ralson Crawford, Raphel Soyer, Jacob Lawrence, and many others. In the Karl Fortess Collection.

Posters from World War I and World War II. A large collection of propaganda posters, including some by James Montgomery Flagg.

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