Guide to the Pogo Collection


Title:
Pogo Collection
Repository:
The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Phone: 614-292-0538
http://cartoons.osu.edu/
Creator:
Selby Kelly
Dates:
1949-1989
Bulk dates:
1949-1989
Quantity:
17 boxes
Abstract:
The Pogo Collection includes correspondence with newspaper editors, publisher Simon and Schuster, and the Hall Syndicate, which syndicated the Pogo strip; correspondence relating to the National Cartoonists Society and with other cartoonists; extensive files of fan correspondence, requests to reprint Pogo artwork, requests from charities for special drawings, correspondence related to military insignia designed by Kelly,and proposals to commercialize Pogo characters; articles authored by Kelly, manuscripts from his many Pogo books, some promotional materials, photographs of Kelly taken for publicity purposes, and photographs of Kelly with well known persons; newspaper and periodical articles about Kelly and his extensive public appearances; and Kelly's business and personal financial records. Assorted artifacts are also included, such as Kelly's pencils and Pogo merchandise.
Identification:
SPEC.CGA.POGO
Location:
CGA
Language:
The records are in English