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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Memín Pinguín collection
    Creator: Vargas Dulché, Yolanda
    Creator: Valencia Burgos, Sixto
    Identifier/Call Number: 0585
    Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet 5 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1965-2006
    Abstract: This collection contains issues of the Spanish-language Mexican comic book Memín Pinguín, chiefly dating from 1965 to 1971. There are also three issues from the 2006 re-edited version and commemorative Mexican postage stamps.
    Language of Material: Spanish; Castilian.
    Container: 1
    Container: 2
    Container: 3
    Container: 4
    Container: 5

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains issues of the Spanish-language Mexican comic book Memín Pinguín, chiefly dating from 1965 to 1971. There are also three issues from the 2006 re-edited version and commemorative Mexican postage stamps.
    Please be advised that this material contains racist imagery.
    The set is incomplete and includes nos. 71-73, 75-81, 8-87, 96-99, 101, 109-150, 152, 160-161, 167, 171, 180-181, 183, 185, 190, 194, 197, 205, 207, 209, 212, 219, 225-227, 230, 234, 237, 239-240, 242-243, 245-248. 256-286, 288-296, 303, 306, 314-316, 318-323, 325, 327-331, 333, 335-337, 340-341, 343-362, and 365-366. There are also three issues from 2006: nos. 55, 241-242, and a sheet of "La Caricatura en Mexico" Memín Pinguín postage stamps (2005) and envelope with postmark.

    Arrangement

    Items are arranged in the following order:
    Box 1: Nos. 71-136 (1965-1966)
    Box 2: Nos. 137-264 (1966-1969)
    Box 3: Nos. 265-343 (1969-1970)
    Box 4: Nos. 344-366 (1970-1971)
    Box 5: Nos. 55, 241-242 (2006); Postage stamps (2005)

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Memín Pinguin collection, Collection no. 0585, Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Howard Karno Books.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Blacks -- Caricatures and cartoons
    Blacks -- Mexico -- Comic books, strips, etc.
    Memín Pinguín (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
    Comic books, strips, etc.
    Mexico