Artists, Cartoonists, and Illustrators Subject Guide
Abner Dean (1910-1982). A pen and ink portrait of Bette Davis by the distinguished cartoonist. In the Bette Davis Collection.
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, correspondence, artwork, diaries, and other material from the beloved and prolific author and artist.
Henri Arnold (1918-2015). 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.
Martin Branner (1888-1970). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and much more from the creator of the popular Winnie Winkle comic strip.
Anita Brookner (1928-2016). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the acclaimed author, known for her writings on art and literature in addition to her novels.
Barbara N. Byfield (1930-1988). Manuscripts and illustrations from the noted writer and artist.
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.
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.
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.
Elton C. Fax (1909-1993). Artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and much more, from the celebrated African-American artist.
Karl Fortess (1907-1993). Audio recordings of interviews with various notable American artists, including Philip Guston, Robert Motherwell, Ralson Crawford, Raphel Soyer, Jacob Lawrence, and many others.
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.
Reg Gadney (1941-2018). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, artwork, nd other material from the recognizedBritish painter, novelist and educator
Art Gates (1911-1976). Artwork, proofs, photographs, memorabilia, and more from the recognized illustrator and comic strip artist.
Harold Gray(1894-1968). Artwork, proofs, correspondence, journals, memorabilia, and more from the pioneering creator of Little Orphan Annie.
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.
Jacob Epstein (1880-1959). A bust of film producer and director Gabriel Pascal, by the influential modernist sculptor; in the Gabriel Pascal Collection.
James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960). A portrait of Bette Davis by the influential American artist and illustrator. In the Bette Davis Collection.
James Thurber (1894-1961). Several pencil drawings, dated ca. 1930, by the great American humorist and cartoonist. In the Ralph Ingersoll Collection.
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.
Ferd Johnson (1905-1996). Artwork and other material from the comic strip artist, known for his work on Moon Mullins.
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 (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 Burr 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 (1911-2013). 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.
Posters from World War I and World War II. A large collection of propaganda posters, including some by James Montgomery Flagg.
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.
Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978). Artwork, correspondence, and other items from the renowned American artist and typeface designer.
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.
Edward Sorel (1929- ). Artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the acclaimed American artist and illustrator.
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.
Raeburn Van Buren (1891-1987). Original artwork from the recognized illustrator and creator of the syndicated comic strip Abbie an' Slats.
Mort Walker (1923-2018). 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.