Finding Aid for the Bruce Alexander Russell Papers, ca. 1939-1963

Processed by Kayla Landesman; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Bruce Alexander Russell Papers, ca. 1939-1963

Collection number: 1659

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Kayla Landesman, 1980
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bruce Alexander Russell Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1939-1963
Collection number: 1659
Creator: Russell, Bruce Alexander
Extent: 42 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Bruce Alexander Russell (1903-1963) was a UCLA alumnus. He worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles evening herald (1925-26), and a staff artist (1927-34) and political cartoonist (1934-63) for the Los Angeles times. He won a Pulitzer Prize for cartoons in 1946, was named The Edward A. Dickson UCLA Alumnus of the Year for 1951, served as a member of President Eisenhower's Cartoonists Committee, and was the president of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists (1960-61). The collection consists of editorial cartoons by Russell published in the Los Angeles times.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bruce Alexander Russell Papers (Collection 1659). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Russell was born on August 4, 1903 in Los Angeles, California; graduated from UCLA, 1926; worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles evening herald, 1925-26; staff artist (1927-34) and political cartoonist (1934-63) for the Los Angeles times; won Pulitzer Prize for cartoons in 1946, and named The Edward A. Dickson UCLA Alumnus of the Year for 1951; served as a member of President Eisenhower's Cartoonists Committee, and as president of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, 1960-61; he died on December 18, 1963.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of editorial cartoons by Russell published in the Los Angeles times.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Russell, Bruce Alexander--Archives.
Editorial cartoonists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Editorial cartoons.


Container List

 

Papers. ca. 1939-1963

Creator/Collector: Russell, Bruce Alexander, 1903-1963
Physical Description: (42 oversize boxes, unsorted)

Scope and Content Note

Russell was a Los Angeles cartoonist and the collection consists of editorial cartoons published in the Los Angeles Times between World War II and 1961.
  • 1. Caricatures and cartoons.
  • x. Cartoons.