Guide to the Puck Cartoons Collection, 1880-1907

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Puck Cartoons Collection
Dates: 1880-1907
Bulk Dates: 1906-1907
Identification: SC/PCC
Creator: Puck
Physical Description: 2.08 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: The Puck Cartoons Collection consists of full color cartoons published in Puck magazine, which was a weekly humor magazine published from 1871 until 1918. Items in the collection have been removed or reprinted from issues of the magazine, and include centerfold, cover, and back page illustrations.

Historical Note:

Puck was a weekly humor magazine first published in 1871 by Joseph Keppler. Issues of Puck were known for their color illustrations and political cartoons.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera
Publications

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Puck Cartoons Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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Scope and Contents

The Puck Cartoons Collection consists of full color cartoons published in Puck magazine, which was a weekly humor magazine published from 1871 until 1918. Items in the collection have been removed or reprinted from issues of the magazine, and include centerfold, cover, and back page illustrations.

Collection Contents

 

Centerfold and Surrounding Pages

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 1

"The Worship of the Golden Calf" by Joseph Keppler - Vol. VII No. 163 [includes pages 109-116], 1880 April 21

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 2

"The Modern Wandering Jew" by Joseph Keppler - Vol. VII No. 167 [includes pages 185-192], 1880 May 19

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 3

"David and Goliath - Overthrow and Rout of the Philistines" by Joseph Keppler - Vol. VII No. 173 [includes pages 303-310], 1880 June 22

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 4

"The Democrats Finding Their Moses" by Joseph Keppler - Vol. VII No. 180 [includes pages 421-428], 1880 August 18

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 5

"The Brazen Serpent of Political Salvation" by Bernhard Gillam - Vol. XII No. 292 [includes pages 85-92], 1882 October 11

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 6

"After the Deluge" by G. - Vol. XII No. 297 [includes pages 165-172], 1882 November 15

Box 1, Folder 1, Item 7

"In Sight of the Promised Land" by G. - Vol. XII No. 299 [includes pages 197-204], 1882 November 29

 

Centerfold, Cover, and Back Page

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 1

Centerfold: "The Village Blacksmith" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: [The Meat Market] by CH; Back Page: "The Sea Serpent That Saw Things" by Leighton Budd - Vol. LIX No. 1528, 1906 June 13

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 2

Centerfold: "The Courtship of Bill Taft" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "Vacation - His Annual Rest at Oyster Bay"; Back Page: "Peek-a-Boo! Or an Open-Work Revenge" by  S.D. Ehrhart - Vol. LIX No. 1532, 1906 July 11

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 3

Centerfold: "Anything to Oblige" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "Coming!" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Midsummer Night Dreams" by Leighton Budd - Vol. LIX No. 1534, 1906 July 25

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 4

Centerfold: "Hoist, the Friend of the Comic People" by Louis Glackens; Cover: "Money Talks" by  Udo Keppler; Back Page: "Why Go to Switzerland" by Albert Levering - Vol. LX No. 1541, 1906 September 12

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 5

Centerfold: "A Christmas Joke With a Point To It" by Carl Hassmann; Cover: "Willie and His Make-up"; Back Page: "A Commonplace Family" by Walter Gallaway  - Vol. LX No. 1545, 1906 October 10

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 6

Centerfold: "What May Happen at the Seashore if Summer is as Cold a Proposition as Spring" by S.D. Ehrhart; Cover: "The Most Important Thing in the Universe" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "The Pup That Would A-Tippling Go" by CH - Vol. LX No. 1549, 1906 November 7

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 7

Centerfold: "Roosevelt's Rough Diggers"; Cover: "The Martyr" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Why Not Disfigure the Ocean?" by Albert Levering - Vol. LX No. 1551, 1906 November 21

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 8

Centerfold: "A Surprise Party at Oyster Bay" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "Pope Theo the First" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "The Quickest Way to Complete the Canal" by S.D. Ehrhart - Vol. LX No. 1557, 1907 January 2

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 9

Centerfold: "Instead of Intervening in Cuba and South America" by Carl Hassmann; Cover: "One Result of Abolishing the Canteen" by Louis Glackens; Back Page "A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing - Especially in Naming a Town" by Walter Gallaway - Vol. LX No. 1559, 1907 January 16

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 10

Centerfold: "Gambling By Wireless" by S.D. Ehrhart; Cover: "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not" by Frank A. Nankivell; Back Page: "As It Was in the Beginning, is Now and Ever Shall Be" by Louis Glackens - Vol. LXI No. 1562, 1907 February 6

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 11

Centerfold: "The Real Packingtown - If You Let the Packers Tell It" by Louis Glackens; Cover: "Don't Yer Ever Git Enough, Yer Durn Hog?" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "How to Check The Disfiguration of Our Cities" by Albert Levering - Vol. LXI No. 1564, 1907 February 20

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 12

Centerfold: "The American Navy" by Louis Glackens; Cover: "He Won't Be Happy Till He Gets It" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "Anything to Get Back at the Government" by Walter Gallaway - Vol. LXI No. 1566, 1907 March 6

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 13

Centerfold: "The Wall Street Persians and the Washington Egyptians" by Louis Glackens; Cover: "Unclean! Unclean!" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "The Tapeworm" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LXI No. 1569, 1907 March 27

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 14

Centerfold: "'Everyman' and His Dollar - The Republican Morality Show" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "He Loves Me!" Louis Glackens; Back Page: "An Afternoon's Walk with the President" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LXI No. 1572, 1907 April 17

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 15

Centerfold: "A Drifting Match" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "When Taft is President" by Frank A. Nankivell; Back Page: "How to Make Jury Duty Popular" by Louis Glackens - Vol. LXI No. 1575, 1907 May 8

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 16

Centerfold: "The Close of the Peace Congress" by Carl Hassmann; Cover: "Caged" by J.S. Pughe; Back Page: "A Fair Proposition" by S.D. Ehrhart - Vol. LXI No. 1578, 1907 May 29

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 17

Centerfold: "The Coming of William Jennings Lohengrin" by Carl Hassmann; Cover: "On the Electoral College Campus" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "The June Bride" - Vol. LXI No. 1580, 1907 June 12

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 18

Centerfold: "A Summer Conference at Oyster Bay" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "I've Got A Permit" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "And the Cat Came Back" by J.S. Pughe - Vol. LXI No. 1584, 1907 July 10

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 19

Centerfold: "All Time Heap Much Trouble, Wow!!" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "The Bigger Stick" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Preoccupied" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LXI No. 1585, 1907 July 17

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 20

Centerfold: "St. Anthony Comstock, The Village Nuisance" by Louis Glackens; Cover: "Just Made for Each Other" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "She Gets What Was Coming to Her" by S.D. Ehrhart - Vol. LXI No. 1586, 1907 July 24

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 21

Centerfold: "The Kept Newspaper" by S.D. Ehrhart; Cover: "The American Uriah Heep" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Summer Boarding House Athletics" by Walter Gallaway - Vol. LXII No. 1588, 1907 August 7

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 22

Centerfold: "The Endless Game" by S.D. Ehrhart; Cover: "Blind Man's Bluff" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Impossible Pictures of Roosevelt" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LXII No. 1590, 1907 August 21

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 23

Centerfold: "How the Diablo Can I Keep This Going Till Nomination Day?" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "You Dirty Boy!" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Hung Out to Dry" by J.S. Pughe - Vol. LXII No. 1592, 1907 September 4

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 24

Centerfold: "The Haunted House" by Art Young; Cover: "The Moths and the Flame" by Frank A. Nankivell; Back Page: "Fate the Ironical" by Louis Glackens - Vol. LXII No. 1593, 1907 September 11

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 25

Centerfold: "The Scarecrow of the Pacific" by J.S. Pughe; Cover: "Make Me An Offer, Gentlemen!" by Frank A. Nankivell; Back Page: "How to Keep the Boys on the Farm" by J.S. Pughe - Vol. LXII No. 1597, 1907 October 9

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 26

Centerfold: "The Kind of President We Have Commonly Had" by S.D. Ehrhart; Cover: "Teddy's in the Canebrake" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "The Pitcher and the Well" by Louis Glackens - Vol. LXII No. 1598, 1907 October 16

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 27

Centerfold: "Over with the Che-ild!" by J.S. Pughe; Cover: "The War with Japan" by Louis Glackens; Back Page: "Wall Street" by S.D. Ehrhart - LXII No. 1599, 1907 October 23

Box 1, Folder 2, Item 28

Centerfold: "In the Republican Eden" by Udo J. Keppler; Cover: "Tedlet's Soliloquy" by Udo J. Keppler; Back Page: "Number Seventeen! Number Ten!" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LXII No. 1600, 1907 October 30

 

Miscellaneous Illustrations

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 1

Centerfold: "The Rising Waters" by Carl Hassmann - Vol. LIX No. 1527; Cover: "Buster Bill, The Park Row Cut-up" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1547; Cover: "Let Me Sit Heavy on Thy Soul Tomorrow" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1548, 1906

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 2

Centerfold: "The American Dope Party" by Albert Levering - Vol. LIX No. 1530; Centerfold: "Farthest North" by J.S. Pughe - Vol. LX No. 1557, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 3

Cover: "Reading His Future" by Frank A. Nankivell; Back Page: "Atlas in Fly Time" by Carl Hassmann - Vol. LIX No. 1530; Cover: "The Rape of Lucrece" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "Arms and the Woman" by Leighton Budd - Vol. LX No. 1538, 1906

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 4

Cover: "Uncle Sam’s Boys, Anglicized" by Frank A. Nankivell, Back Page: "The Charge of the Skeeter Brigade" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LIX No. 1533; Cover: "Little Ted Fauntleroy" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "The Hat" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LXII No. 1607, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 5

Centerfold: "What We Get to Eat in the Country" by S.D. Ehrhart – Vol. LIX No. 1534; Centerfold: "The Return of Rip Van Winkle" by J.S. Pughe – Vol. LXI No. 1563, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 6

Cover: "The Crown Prince" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "Make the Subway Look Cool, Anyway" by Albert Levering – Vol. LX No. 1535; Cover: "The One Best Belle of the Ball" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "The Rivals" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LX No. 1560, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 7

Cover: "When the Ice Man Gets There" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "The Coolest Thing in Merry-Go-Rounds" by S.D. Ehrhart – Vol. LX No. 1536; Cover: "Do It Now" by J.S. Pughe, Back Page: "Hello, Congregation!" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LX No. 1558, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 8

Cover: "A Tip to Fatima Ted" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "A Ballade of Bohemianism" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LX No. 1537; Cover: "Appropriate Group for the Jamestown Exposition" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "Just Germs" by Walter Gallaway – Vol. LXI No. 1573, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 9

Cover: "Going to Market Again" by Carl Hassmann - Vol. LX No. 1539; Back Page: "A Tragedy of Temperature" by Louis Glackens; Centerfold from Judge Magazine: "Their Thanksgiving Dinner"

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 10

Centerfold: "End of the Summer Show" by S.D. Erhart – Vol. LX No. 1541; Centerfold: "The Cigar Band Fiend" by S.D. Ehrhart – Vol. LXI No. 1566, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 11

Centerfold: "The Democratic Moses and His Selfmade Commandments" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1542; Centerfold: "Simply to This Cross I Cling" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LXII No. 1601

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 12

Centerfold: "On to Washington!" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1545; Centerfold: "The Vision of Joan of New Hampshire" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1556, 1906

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 13

Centerfold: "How Many Have You Sent?" by J.S. Pughe – Vol. LX No. 1546; Cover: "I Wonder if I am his Valentine?" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1563; Cover: "The American Fagin" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXII No. 1596, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 14

Cover: "A Saffron Dream" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "The Idea is All Right, But – " by Albert Levering – Vol. LX No. 1546; Cover: "The Thick-Skin Variety" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "Nursery Wallpaper" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LX No. 1555, 1906

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 15

Centerfold: "On the Rack" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LX No. 1547 Centerfold: "The Political Uncle Tommers" by Udo J. Keppler – LX No. 1549, 1906

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 16

Cover: "The College World" by Frank A. Nankivell, Back Page: "The Fate of the Greedy Crocodile" by Georges Vallée – Vol. LX No. 1550; Cover: "'Will You Walk Into My Parlor?' Said the Spider to the Fly" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "When Patience Picks the Peas" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LXI No. 1581, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 17

Centerfold: "Down in the World" by Carl Hassmann - Vol. LX No. 1552; Cover: "Watcher Got?" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LX No. 1544; Cover: "Rotten Finance" by Udo J. Keppler - Vol. LXII No. 1604, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 18

Cover: "Let 'Er Go, Professor!" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "Spending the Holidays with 'Uncle Bill'" by Eugene Zimmerman – Vol. LX No. 1552; Cover: "One Phase of It" by Frank A. Nankivell, Back Page: "Progressive Girlhood" by Gordon Grant – Vol. LXII No. 1589, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 3, Item 19

Illustrations: "The Wild Chauffeur" by Albert Levering, "Sing Hey for Ye Yuletide Shoppynge!" by Frank A. Nankivell - Vol. LX No. 1553; "Sharpshooters All" by Frank A. Nankivell, "The Devil's Den" by S.D. Erhart, 1906

 

Miscellaneous Illustrations

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 1

Centerfold: "Unto Them That Hath" by J.S. Pughe – Vol. LX No. 1555; Centerfold: "A Kick That was a Long Time Coming" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LX No. 1558, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 2

Cover: "The Day After" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "Motor-Deck for Ocean Liners" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LX No. 1556; Cover: "The Charliebear" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "The Car the Railroads Gave Him in Past Presidential Campaigns" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LXI No. 1579, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 3

Centerfold: "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LX No. 1560; Centerfold: "Philanthropist Andy’s Latest" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LX No. 1561, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 4

Centerfold: "The Greatest Juggling Act on Earth" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1562; Centerfold: "The Thread of Life" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1567, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 5

Centerfold: "The Art Critic" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LXI No. 1564; Centerfold: "Above the Law" by Art Young – Vol. LXII No. 1596, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 6

Cover: "The Modern Horn of Plenty" by J.S. Pughe, Back Page: "Almost Over the Line, Boys!" by Gordon Grant – Vol. LXI No. 1565; Illustrations: "Pretty Poll!" by Udo J. Keppler, "Done Conjured" by Frank A. Nankivell, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 7

Cover: "Easter 1907" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LXI No. 1568; Illustration: "Freddie’s Stunt", 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 8

Centerfold: "Martin Luther Roosevelt" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1572; Centerfold: "The Back Fire" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXII No. 1591, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 9

Centerfold: "The Hague Peace Congress – A Laugh From the Gallery" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LXI No. 1574; Centerfold: "The Progress of Russian Liberty" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LXI no. 1585, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 10

Centerfold: "Elisha Roosevelt Sicketh the Bears Upon the Bad Boys of Wall Street" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1575; Centerfold: "Shedding His Horns" by J.S. Pughe – Vol. LXII No. 1590, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 11

Cover: "Exercising the Mounts" by Frank A. Nankivell, Back Page: "The Reason Why Some Folks Can Afford to Own an Auto" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LXI No. 1577 Cover: "Said Prohibition Maine to Prohibition Georgia" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "Conquering the Alps" by S.D. Ehrhart – Vol. LXII No. 1591, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 12

Centerfold: "The Professional Bridegroom" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1578; Centerfold: "The Only Man in Sight" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LXII No. 1587, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 13

Centerfold: "The Sword of Theodore" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1580; Centerfold: "Old Dr. Roosevelt" by J.S. Pughe – Vol. LXI No. 1583, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 14

Centerfold: "The Annual Pleasantry" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXI No. 1582; Cover: "A Dream of the Fourth" by Carl Hassmann – Vol. LIX No. 1531; Cover: "Setting 'Em Off" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LXI No. 1582, 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 15

Cover: "The Red Hand", Back Page: "They Didn’t Know he was Loaded" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LXI No. 1583; Cover: "It Might Help Come if Wall Street Gave Trading Stamps" by Louis Glackens, Back Page: "Their Daily Dip" by Frank A. Nankivell – Vol. LXII No. 1601, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 16

Centerfold: "In the Highlands of High Finance" by Udo J. Keppler – Vol. LXII No. 1593; Centerfold: "The Great American Traveler" by Louis Glackens – Vol. LXII No. 1595, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 17

Cover: "The Democratic Micawber" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "Why Is It" by Walter Gallaway – Vol. LXII No. 1595; Cover: "Well, For Once They Can’t Blame Me" by J.S. Pughe, Back Page: "Have You Heard This One?" by Leighton Budd – Vol. LXII No. 1606, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 18

Cover: "Conservatism" by Udo J. Keppler, Back Page: "Scene At Any Georgia Railway Station" by Walter Gallaway – Vol. LXII No. 1603; Illustrations: "Just the Place for Children" by J.S. Pughe and "The Flight of Eliza" by Udo J. Keppler, 1907

Box 1, Folder 4, Item 19

Illustrations: "What the Mohammedan Escapes by Knowing Nothing of Christmas" by S.D. Ehrhart; "The Defeat of the Oldest Inhabitant" by J.S. Pughe; Ye Santa Inn Poem [2 Illustrations] by Frank A. Nankivell