Finding Aid for the Del Connell Collection of Comic Book Art, 1944-1985

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Del Connell Collection of Comic Book Art, 1944-1985

Collection number: 1518

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Del Connell Collection of Comic Book Art,
Date (inclusive): 1944-1985
Collection number: 1518
Creator: Connell, Del
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 12 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Del and Ruth Connell, 1986-88.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Del Connell Collection of Comic Book Art (Collection 1518). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232901 

Scope and Content

Collection consists primarily of original pencil drawings and comic strip proof sheets for daily and Sunday newspaper comic strips. Also includes original comic book tissue drawings and finished ink comic book art work. Features various cartoon characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, The Flintstones, Scamp, and Uncle Remus.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Drawings.
Proofs (derivative objects).
Comic strips.


Container List

 

Beep Beep / Wile E. Coyote / Chip'n'Dale / etc.

Box 10, Folder 10

Pencil drawings: 8 titles.

Physical Description: 49 items.
 

Bugs Bunny / Porky Pig / Beagle Boys / Lulu / etc.

Box 10, Folder 7

Pencil drawings: 10 titles.

Physical Description: 49 items.
 

Chip'n'Dale / Beagle Boys / Wacky Witch / etc.

Box 10, Folder 4

Pencil drawings: 9 titles.

Physical Description: 50 items.
 

Chip'n'Dale / Dr. Spektor / Wacky Witch

Box 11, Folder 3

Ink drawings: 5 titles.

Physical Description: 42 items.
 

Donald Duck

Box 2, Folder 1

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1944.

Physical Description: 29 items.
Box 2, Folder 10

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1954.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 2, Folder 11

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1955.

Physical Description: 37 items.
Box 2, Folder 12

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1957.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box 2, Folder 13

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1958.

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 2, Folder 14

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1959.

Physical Description: 38 items.
Box 2, Folder 15

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1960.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 2, Folder 16

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1961.

Physical Description: 37 items.
Box 2, Folder 17

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1962.

Physical Description: 40 items.
Box 2, Folder 18

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1964.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 2, Folder 19

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1965.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1945.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 2, Folder 20

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1966.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 2, Folder 21

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1967.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 2, Folder 22

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1968.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 2, Folder 24

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1970.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 2, Folder 25

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1971.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 2, Folder 26

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1972.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 2, Folder 27

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1973.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 2, Folder 28

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1975.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 2, Folder 3

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1946.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 2, Folder 4

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1947.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box 2, Folder 5

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1948.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 2, Folder 6

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1950.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 2, Folder 7

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1951.

Physical Description: 37 items.
Box 2, Folder 8

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1952.

Physical Description: 46 items.
Box 2, Folder 9

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1953.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Box 3, Folder 1

Proof sheets: daily. 1952.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 3, Folder 10

Proof sheets: daily. 1964.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 3, Folder 11

Proof sheets: daily. 1965.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 3, Folder 12

Proof sheets: daily. 1966.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 3, Folder 13

Proof sheets: daily. 1967.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 3, Folder 14

Proof sheets: daily. 1968.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 3, Folder 15

Proof sheets: daily. 1969.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 3, Folder 16

Proof sheets: daily. 1970.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 3, Folder 17

Proof sheets: daily. 1971.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 3, Folder 18

Proof sheets: daily. 1972.

Physical Description: 53 items.
Box 3, Folder 2

Proof sheets: daily. 1954.

Physical Description: 31 items.
Box 3, Folder 20

Proof sheets: daily. 1975.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 3, Folder 3

Proof sheets: daily. 1955.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 3, Folder 4

Proof sheets: daily. 1956.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 3, Folder 5

Proof sheets: daily. 1958.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 3, Folder 6

Proof sheets: daily. 1959.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Box 3, Folder 7

Proof sheets: daily. 1960.

Physical Description: 36 items.
Box 3, Folder 8

Proof sheets: daily. 1962.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 3, Folder 9

Proof sheets: daily. 1963.

Physical Description: 45 items.
Box 4, Folder 1

Proof sheets: daily. 1945.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 4, Folder 2

Proof sheets: daily. 1946.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 4, Folder 3

Proof sheets: daily. 1947.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 4, Folder 4

Proof sheets: daily. 1948.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Box 4, Folder 5

Proof sheets: daily. 1949.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 4, Folder 6

Proof sheets: daily. 1949-67.

Physical Description: 42 items.
Box 4, Folder 7

Proof sheets: daily. 1950.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 4, Folder 8

Proof sheets: daily. 1951.

Physical Description: 31 items.
 

Donald Duck / Mickey Mouse

Box 2, Folder 23

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1969.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 3, Folder 19

Proof sheets: daily. 1973.

Physical Description: 51 items.
 

Flintstones

Box 4, Folder 17

Proof sheets: daily. 1962.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 4, Folder 18

Proof sheets: daily. 1963.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 4, Folder 19

Proof sheets: daily. 1964.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Box 4, Folder 20

Proof sheets: daily. 1965.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 4, Folder 21

Proof sheets: daily. 1966.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 4, Folder 22

Proof sheets: daily. 1967.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 4, Folder 23

Proof sheets: daily. 1968.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 4, Folder 24

Proof sheets: daily. 1969.

Physical Description: 42 items.
Box 4, Folder 25

Proof sheets: daily. 1970.

Physical Description: 36 items.
 

Little Itch / Iggy / Alvin / Beagle Boys / etc.

Box 10, Folder 8

Pencil drawings: 9 titles.

Physical Description: 32 items.
 

Mickey Mouse

Box 11, Folder 1

Pencil drawings: Sundays. 1983.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 11, Folder 2

Pencil drawings: Sundays. 1984.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 11, Folder 3

Pencil drawings: Sundays. 1985.

Physical Description: 42 items.
Box 12, Folder 4

Pencil drawings: Sundays. 1986.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 12, Folder 5

Rough sketches: dailies. 1984-85.

Physical Description: 280 items.
Box 12, Folder 5

Rough sketches: Sundays. 1984-85.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 13, Folder 1

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1983.

Physical Description: 296 items.
Box 13, Folder 2

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1983 continued.

Box 13, Folder 3

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1984.

Physical Description: 308 items.
Box 13, Folder 4

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1984 continued.

Box 13, Folder 5

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1985.

Physical Description: 237 items.
Box 13, Folder 6

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1985 continued.

Box 13, Folder 7

Pencil sketches: dailies. 1986.

Physical Description: 94 items.
Box 4, Folder 10

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1962.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 4, Folder 11

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1963.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 4, Folder 12

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1964.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 4, Folder 13

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1965.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 4, Folder 14

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1966.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 4, Folder 15

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1967.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 4, Folder 16

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1968.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 4, Folder 9

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1961.

Physical Description: 46 items.
Box 5, Folder 1

Proof sheets: daily. 1945.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 5, Folder 10

Proof sheets: daily. 1954.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 11

Proof sheets: daily. 1955.

Physical Description: 34 items.
Box 5, Folder 12

Proof sheets: daily. 1956.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 5, Folder 13

Proof sheets: daily. 1957.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Box 5, Folder 14

Proof sheets: daily. 1958.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 5, Folder 15

Proof sheets: daily. 1959.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 5, Folder 16

Proof sheets: daily. 1960.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 17

Proof sheets: daily. 1961.

Physical Description: 46 items.
Box 5, Folder 18

Proof sheets: daily. 1967.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 19

Proof sheets: daily. 1963.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 5, Folder 2

Proof sheets: daily. 1946.

Physical Description: 28 items.
Box 5, Folder 20

Proof sheets: daily. 1965.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 21

Proof sheets: daily. 1966.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 5, Folder 22

Proof sheets: daily. 1967.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 23

Proof sheets: daily. 1968.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 5, Folder 3

Proof sheets: daily. 1947.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 5, Folder 4

Proof sheets: daily. 1948.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 5, Folder 5

Proof sheets: daily. 1949.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 5, Folder 6

Proof sheets: daily. 1950.

Physical Description: 53 items.
Box 5, Folder 7

Proof sheets: daily. 1951.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 5, Folder 8

Proof sheets: daily. 1952.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 5, Folder 9

Proof sheets: daily. 1953.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 6, Folder 10

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1978.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 11

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1979.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 12

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1980.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 6, Folder 13

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1981.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 14

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1982.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 6, Folder 15

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1983.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 6, Folder 16

Proof sheets. 1984.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 17

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1985.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 2

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1970.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 6, Folder 3

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1971.

Physical Description: 47 items.
Box 6, Folder 4

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1972.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 5

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1973.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 6, Folder 6

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1974.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 6, Folder 7

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1975.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 6, Folder 8

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1976.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 6, Folder 9

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1977.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 7, Folder 1

Proof sheets: daily. 1969.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 10

Proof sheets: daily. 1978.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 11

Proof sheets: daily. 1979.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 12

Proof sheets: daily. 1980.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 13

Proof sheets: daily. 1981.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 14

Proof sheets: daily. 1982.

Physical Description: 47 items.
Box 7, Folder 15

Proof sheets: daily. 1983.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 16

Proof sheets: daily. 1984.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 7, Folder 17

Proof sheets: daily. 1985.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 7, Folder 2

Proof sheets: daily. 1970.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 7, Folder 3

Proof sheets: daily. 1971.

Physical Description: 45 items.
Box 7, Folder 4

Proof sheets: daily. 1972.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 7, Folder 5

Proof sheets: daily. 1973.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 7, Folder 6

Proof sheets: daily. 1974.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 7, Folder 7

Proof sheets: daily. 1975.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 7, Folder 8

Proof sheets: daily. 1976.

Physical Description: 47 items.
Box 7, Folder 9

Proof sheets: daily. 1977.

Physical Description: 50 items.
 

Mickey Mouse / Donald Duck

Box 6, Folder 1

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1969.

Physical Description: 48 items.
 

Mighty Knight / Winnie the Pooh / Donald Duck

Box 10, Folder 1

Pencil drawings: 9 titles.

Physical Description: 74 items.
 

Mighty Knight / Winnie the Pooh / Super Goof

Box 10, Folder 2

Pencil drawings: 9 titles.

Physical Description: 69 items.
 

Mystery Comics Digest

Box 11, Folder 1

Ink drawings: 5 titles.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 7, Folder 18

Pulp magazines. 1972-75.

Physical Description: 14 items.
 

Mystery Digest / Bugs Bunny

Box 9, Folder 7

Ink drawings: 5 titles.

Physical Description: 34 items.
 

Mystery Digest / Mystery Comics / etc.

Box 11, Folder 5

Ink Drawings: 4 titles.

Physical Description: 30 items.
 

Mystery Digest / Wacky Witch / Bobin / etc.

Box 11, Folder 2

Ink drawings: 6 titles.

Physical Description: 60 items.
 

Pink Panther

Box 9, Folder 1

Ink drawings: 7 titles.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 9, Folder 2

Ink drawings: 5 titles.

Physical Description: 38 items.
Box 9, Folder 3

Ink drawings: 5 titles.

Physical Description: 28 items.
 

Porky Pig / Bugs Bunny

Box 9, Folder 6

Ink drawings: 3 titles.

Physical Description: 13 items.
 

Scamp

Box 1, Folder 1

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1964.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 1, Folder 10

Proof sheets: daily. 1964.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Proof sheets: daily. 1963.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 1, Folder 12

Proof sheets: daily. 1962.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Proof sheets: daily. 1961.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 1, Folder 14

Proof sheets: daily. 1960.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 1, Folder 15

Proof sheets: daily. 1959.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Proof sheets: daily. 1958.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 1, Folder 17

Proof sheets: daily. 1957.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 1, Folder 18

Proof sheets: daily. 1956.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 1, Folder 19

Proof sheets: daily. 1955.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 2

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1963.

Physical Description: 43 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1962.

Physical Description: 48 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1961.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 1, Folder 5

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1960.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 1, Folder 6

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1959.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1958.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1957.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 1, Folder 9

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1956.

Physical Description: 41 items.
 

Scamp / Brer Rabbit / Winnie the Pooh / etc.

Box 10, Folder 5

Pencil drawings: 10 titles.

Physical Description: 61 items.
 

Super Goof / Scamp / Porky Pig / etc.

Box 10, Folder 6

Pencil drawings: 14 titles.

Physical Description: 98 items.
 

Tragg and the Sky Gods

Box 9, Folder 4

Comic book. 1982.

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

Tragg / Pink Panther / Porky Pig

Box 9, Folder 5

Ink drawings: 3 titles.

Physical Description: 15 items.
 

Uncle Remus

Box 8, Folder 1

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1949.

Physical Description: 47 items.
Box 8, Folder 10

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1958.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 11

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1959.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 12

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1960.

Physical Description: 39 items.
Box 8, Folder 13

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1961.

Physical Description: 46 items.
Box 8, Folder 14

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1962.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 15

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1963.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 16

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1964.

Physical Description: 44 items.
Box 8, Folder 17

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1965.

Physical Description: 50 items.
Box 8, Folder 18

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1966.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 19

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1967.

Physical Description: 47 items.
Box 8, Folder 2

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1950.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box 8, Folder 20

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1968.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 21

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1969.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 22

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1970.

Physical Description: 42 items.
Box 8, Folder 23

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1971.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 24

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1972.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 3

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1951.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 4

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1952.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 5

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1953.

Physical Description: 52 items.
Box 8, Folder 6

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1954.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 8, Folder 7

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1955.

Physical Description: 49 items.
Box 8, Folder 8

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1956.

Physical Description: 51 items.
Box 8, Folder 9

Proof sheets: Sunday. 1957.

Physical Description: 52 items.
 

Uncle Scrooge / Mighty Knight / 3 Pigs / etc.

Box 10, Folder 3

Pencil drawings: 11 titles.

Physical Description: 66 items.
 

Wacky Witch / Mickey Mouse /Pink Panther / etc.

Box 11, Folder 4

Ink Drawings: 6 titles.

Physical Description: 41 items.
 

Wacky Witch / Porky Pig / Moby Duck / etc.

Box 10, Folder 9

Pencil drawings: 10 titles.

Physical Description: 73 items.
 

Wile E. Coyote / Tweety & Sylvester / etc.

Box 10, Folder 11

Pencil drawings: 11 titles.

Physical Description: 89 items.