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Finding Aid for the George McManus papers, 1912-1954
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Box 1

Maggie and Jiggs. Motion picture.

Physical Description: 1 reel 16 mm. print. 2 reels 35 mm. print (safety) 2 reels 35 mm. duplicate negative (safety).
Box 4

1. Photograph Album.

Scope and Content Note

Photos of tour of Europe and Canada, approximately 1912-1920.
 

[Scrapbooks], v.d.

Box 5

2. 1910-1941.

Scope and Content Note

Christmas cards, promotion papers and posters, menus, programs, theatre Magazines, sheet music, news clippings, post cards, etc.
Box 6

3. 1910-1935.

Scope and Content Note

Circulation magazines, promotion posters and circulars, sheet music, menus, membership cards, programs, etc.
Box 7

4. 1917-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Promotion posters, news articles, programs, lessons on How to draw comics like mine, etc.
Box 7

5. 1920-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, sheet music, programs, promotion stunts, christmas cards, etc.
Box 8

6. 1921-1935.

Scope and Content Note

news clippings, promotion posters, clippings, posters for stage production, Bringing up Father, promotion clippings on How to draw Maggie and Jiggs, news articles on personal appearance tour through U.S.
Box 4

7. 1945-1946.

Scope and Content Note

A third of a century with George McManus In behalf of Mr. and Mrs. (Maggie) Jiggs, The Banshees cordially invite......... Scrapbook made by the Banshees for one third of a century celebration. Clippings, photos, letters and telegrams, many of them by noted public figures, newspapermen, state governors, mayors of major Eastern cities, theatre personalities, movie celebraties, etc.
 

8. Picture

Physical Description: Cover drawing, 12.5 × 14. Gouache india ink lettering.

Note

(Missing April 1990)

Scope and Content Note

Published June 17, 1951, The Pictorial Review, by Campagna.
Box 8

9. Photograph of McManus.

Physical Description: 16 × 20.

Scope and Content Note

Character study, cigar, tam, polo shirt, by Fred Herrington, San Francisco.
Box 9

10. Portrait of McManus. By Bettina Steinke.

Scope and Content Note

Surrounded by autographs of the members of the Saints and Sinners Club.
Box 9

Fall Guy--Circus Saints and Sinners.

Box 9

Hotel Astor, February 14, 1940.

Physical Description: 37 × 23.
Box 8

11. Happy Birthday greeting to Georgie.

Physical Description: 23 × 13. Original gouache.

Scope and Content Note

George the First King of the Comics from his loving son Frank Willard and Marie.
Box 8

12. Pen and ink drawing, Bringing up Father. March 22, 1925.

Physical Description: 21 × 17.5.
 

13. Proof Sheets

Box 8

Snookums and Bringing up Father, 1948.

Physical Description: 2 pieces, 19 × 23.5. Glossy paper.
 

Bound Proof Sheets

Box 10

14. Rosie's Beau, 1930.

 

Bringing up Father. mixed years 1918,1919,1921,1923,1925 and 1930.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 10

15. Rosie's Beau, 1916-1918.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 10

16. Bringing up Father, 1918-1924.

Physical Description: 4 pieces in 2 packages.

Note

1918-1919: Box 10.
1919-1924: Box 11.
 

17. Comic Strips....

Box 12

Bringing up Father.

Box 12

No Brains But.

Box 12

Good Morning Boss!

Box 12

Rosie's Beau, 1924-1926.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Boxes 13-15

18. Bringing up Father and Rosie's Beau, 1927-1939.

Physical Description: 9 pieces in 3 packages.
 

Comic Books

Box 2

19. Bringing up Father, 1919-1933.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

Series 1 - 23.
Box 2

20. Japanese Comic Book version, 1924.

Scope and Content Note

Bringing up Father.
Box 2

Scandinavian version, 1949.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Bringing up Father.
Box 3

21. Circulation, March 1921-May 1926.

Physical Description: Scattered holdings, 15 numbers.

Scope and Content Note

Magazine for Newspaper Makers.........

Note

[Missing, April 1990.]
Box 3

22. The Lambs.

Physical Description: 3 pieces.

Scope and Content Note

Program for Lambs Gambol,
  • 1917.
  • 1918 (2).
  • 1919 (2).

Note

[Missing, April 1990.]
 

Ephemera

 

23. Maggie and Jiggs playing cards.

Physical Description: Two decks in a single box.

Note

[Missing, April 1990.]
 

24. Bringing up Father. Cartoons. [n.p.] Star, c. 1917.

Note

[Missing, April 1990.]