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Guide to the Laura Gray Political Cartoons GRAPHICS.013

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Adrien Hilton (2012); Edited by Rachel Searcy for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description (2012); Revised by Erika Gottfried to include updated biographical information (2013).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 11, 2018 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The cartoons were originally prepared for The Militant by Laura Gray as part of her staff duties. The cartoons were held by George Weissman until his death. The collection was donated to the Tamiment Library in 1988 by Frank Lovell.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions. Researchers are requested to use the complete set of photocopies (arranged in chronological order in binders) for reference whenever possible, in order to preserve the original materials.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection are in the public domain. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required. The donor requests that Laura Gray and The Militant are given credit whenever the images are republished.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Laura Gray Political Cartoons; GRAPHICS 013; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Related Archival Material

George Breitman Papers (TAM 169)

Frank Lovell Papers (TAM 204)

Socialist Workers Party Printed Ephemera Collection (PE 027)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Users are requested to use the complete set of photocopies (arranged in chronological order in binders) for reference whenever possible, to preserve the original materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Frank Lovell, 1988. The accession number associated with this gift is 1988.015.

The accession number NPA.2000.337 is also associated with this collection.

Processing Information Note

Original drawings were rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes. Physical arrangement and housing is based on the materials' size, and does not reflect intellectual arrangement.

Bibliography

Biographical information for this guide was mainly drawn from the following sources: Alan Wald, "Cannonite Bohemians After World War II." Against the Current, July/August 2012, pp. 25-35 (and PDF of extended edition on the Web: http://www.solidarity-us.org/pdfs/ATC%20159--Wald.pdf ) and Kent Worchester, "Sculptor, Painter, and Cartoonist: Laura Gray."  New Politics, Summer 2013, pp. 159-163.