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Political cartoons

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Cartoons which act as visual satire, combining exaggerated caricature with political statements. The form became popular in French graphic art during the 19th century, particularly with artist Honoré Daumier.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Birth control and women's health ephemera

Call Number: Ms Coll 89
Overview: The collection contains material circa 1930-2010 related to birth control and women's health. Materials include pamphlets produced by manufacturers and vendors of contraceptive products circa 1930-1967; a 1948 fertility calculator; and materials related to safe sex campaigns, abortion rights activism, abstinence-only sex education, and the morning after pill (mifepristone) circa 1989-2010.
Dates: circa 1930-2010

Lawrence Gordon collection

Call Number: MS 1557
Overview: The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.
Dates: 1959-1984

David Low papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 96
Overview: The David Low Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, illustrated lectures, letters to the editor, speeches, radio and television scripts, published drawings, Christmas and menu cards, and personal papers that document aspects of the life and career of David Low.
Dates: 1897-1985, bulk 1920-1963

Thomas Nast Collection

Call Number: AOB 62
Overview: The Thomas Nast Collection documents satirical political illustrations drawn by Nast and published in newspapers and other serial publications in the late 19th century. The publications represented include Harper’s Weekly, the New York Illustrated News, and the Evening Post.
Dates: 1860-1905

James Stevenson papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1693
Overview: The James Stevenson Papers contains personal and literary correspondence, original artwork, writings, notes, personal papers, clippings, photographs, and audiovisual material documenting the life and career of American cartoonist and children's book author James Stevenson. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of writings and illustrations for children's books, illustrated memoirs, and young adult novels, as well as cartoons, writings, and illustrations submitted to The New Yorker and...
Dates: 1902-2017, bulk 1945-2016

The Bert Hansen collection of medicine and public health in popular graphic art

Call Number: Ms Coll 67
Overview: The collection comprises material collected by medical historian Bert Hansen to document depictions of medicine and public health presented to the general population of the United States from the mid-19th through early 21st centuries. Contents of the collection were produced between 1850 and 2010 and include complete and partial issues of periodical publications, prints, posters, film publicity materials, product brochures and promotional materials, calendars, and photocopies of related...
Dates: 1850-2010

Garry Trudeau papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 747
Overview: The Garry Trudeau papers, spanning from 1967 to 2017, contain notebooks, research, correspondence, business papers, photographs, artwork, audiovisual materials, and writings. The papers also contain materials related to Garry Trudeau's work in theater and screen productions, several lines of merchandise, and various awards and recognitions.
Dates: 1967-2017