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Finding Aid for the Frank A. Chapman collection of Newspaper Political Cartoons, 1913-1984
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Newspaper political and popular cartoons dating from 1913-1984 collected by Frank A. Chapman. The majority of the collection derives from the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. The collection contains the work of nationally syndicated cartoonists as well as Los Angeles-based cartoonists, including several Pulitzer Prize winners. Interspersed throughout the collection are occasional newspaper articles and magazine cartoons.
Frank A. Chapman was born on November 18, 1909. He was an avid collector of political and popular cartoons, amassing materials that ranged from 1913-1984 covering numerous topics including presidential administrations, political and popular culture, social issues, sports, and foreign leaders. Frank Chapman died in September 1985 and was survived by his son Arnold Chapman who generously donated his father's collection to the UCLA Library.
12 document boxes (6 linear ft.)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.