Series IX. Publications and Projects, 1960s-1990s

Scope and Content
Series 9, Publications and Projects, includes nominee lists from the Reuben Awards in 1971, as well as programs from 1961, 1963 and 1964. Also included within this series is a poster from the 19th annual Reuben Awards. Some publications include "The Cartoonist" from 1955, 1965, 1966, 1971 and 1973, as well as MCG newsletters and CG newsletters from the late 1960s and early 1980s. Also within this series is various items regarding minorities, including scholarship awards and nominees, as well as letters on the "Minorities in the Comics" project. There are also scripts from "Odyssey" and the Sullivan Show [Funny Papers].

Box NFC 13 / Folder 3
NCS (I), 1971


Scope and Content: NCC Pamphlet; "Nominees For The Reuben Awards" (April 20, 1971)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 4
NCS (II), 1963,1964,1966,1971,1973


Scope and Content: Reuben Awards programs (April 23, 1963 + April 21, 1964); The Cartoonist (1966,1971,1973)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 5
NCS (III), 1955,1961,1965


Scope and Content: The Cartoonist (Winter 1955, April 20, 1965); 15th Reuben Awards program (April 25, 1961); NCS eligibility for membership; 19th Reuben Awards poster


Box NFC 13 / Folder 6
MCG, 1968,1981,1982


Scope and Content: MCG Newsletter: Vol. II No. 7 (July 1968); Vol. II No. 5 (Jan. 1968); CG Newsletter: Vol. XVI Issue 81 (March 1982); Vol. XV Issue 73 (May 1981); Vol. XV Issue 71 (March 1981); Vol. XV Issue 72 (April 1981)


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The American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, 1991


Scope and Content: AASFE Brochure (no date); Schedule for 1991 AASFE Convention; Clipping (E&P Sept. 14, 1991); Mailing List; "Feedback" Summer 1991


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ASNE, 1991


Scope and Content: Announcement concerning convention (Dec. 6, 1991)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 9
ASNE Newsletter + Information, 1994




Box NFC 13 / Folder 10
ASNE Convention, 1989




Box NFC 13 / Folder 11
National Cartoonists Society, Newsletters, Notices, Misc., 1983-1989


Scope and Content: NCS Newsletters (Spring 1983-August 1989); Northern California Cartoon + Humor Association (Sept. 1987); Cartoon Art Museum (Spring 1986)


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[Cartoonists Profiles], 1973,1981,1987


Scope and Content: The Greated Buffalo Press, Inc. "Comics Update '81"; "Dick Tracy: The First Law And Order Man" in Argosy (June [no year]); "Cartoonist Pillaged Viking Idea From Subconscious and Son" in The Milwaukee Journal (April 3, 1973); "No Philosophy, But Satire lurks Inside Mythical Kingdom Of Id" in The Milwaukee Journal (April 4, 1973); "Home Grown Cartoonist" Promotion by the Arizona Republic (no date); Press review of "Comics In Our Lives" (Oct. 13, 1987)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 13
Cartoon Courses, 1986


Scope and Content: NCS Occupation + Education Guide; Information on the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon + Graphic Art, Inc. (1986); List of additional cartoon schools


Box NFC 13 / Folder 14
Comics In The Classroom, 1973,1974,1976,1978


Scope and Content: Scholastic News Explorer (March 2, 1978); Memo from Toni Mendez "Comic Strips As An Educational Medium" (no date); Independent Association of Career Educators Statement of Purpose (Feb. 11, 1976); Clippings (1976); Press release for the Metric System (no date); "Comics In The Classroom" (1974); Newsletter from newspaper (1973)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 15
Commercial Use of Characters #1, 1981


Scope and Content: "The American Character Licensing an Merchandising Show" folder (1981); Promotional Packets for Licensing Comic Strips; Samples of ads using comic strips and characters; Clipping


Box NFC 13 / Folder 16
Commercial Use of Characters #2, 1969,1973,1974,1981


Scope and Content: Promotional packets for "Family Circus" (1981); Clippings (1974); Report by Media News-"Comics- The Forgotten Medium" (July 5, 1973); Grapevine (April 1969); Samples of ads featuring strip + characters


Box NFC 13 / Folder 17
Ethnic [Depictions In Comics], 1976


Scope and Content: Clippings (Nov. 1966-Jan. 24, 1976); Research paper "Comic Strip 'Responsibilities' to Black Americans" by Linda Taylor (no date)


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Minority Scholarship Award Draft Guidelines, Entry Blank and Instructions to Judges-Ballots, [1989]




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Minority Scholarship Award The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon + Graphic Art, Inc., [1989]




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Minority Scholarship Contest Press Releases, 1988-1989




Box NFC 13 / Folder 21
Minorities In The Comics Project Notification Letters/Payments/Legal, Undated




Box NFC 13 / Folder 22
Prominent People Quotes (I), 1958-1959


Scope and Content: Quotes on why people read comics (1958-1959)


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Prominent People Quotes (II), 1958-1959


Scope and Content: Quotes on why people read comics (1958-1959)


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Comic Books #1, 1972,1973,1976,1983


Scope and Content: Clippings; Comic-Con Material (1972,1973,1976); Americana in Four Colors; Comic Art Goes Pop; The Cartoonist (April 1983)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 25
Comic Books #2, 1954-1955,1959-1960


Scope and Content: Clippings; Transcript from Civil Case No. 23174 Sunset News vs. County of L.A. (1959); Comics Code (1960); Press release from NY School of Social Work, Columbia University regarding censorship of comic books (1955); Clippings (1955); Letters from Charles Kline to newspaper editors regarding censorship (1955); Walt Kelly's statement to the Senate Committee (April 21, 1954); Creed of the National Cartoonists Society


Box NFC 13 / Folder 26
Comic Strips In Book Form + Comic Books-Industrial + Commercial, 1949,1956-1959


Scope and Content: "Learn How Dagwood Splits the Atom" By Joe Musial (1949); Letters regarding the printing of strips into comic book form (Feb. 6, 1956-March 25, 1959)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 27
TV, Radio, Music, Etc.-[Clippings + "The Funny Papers"], 1959


Scope and Content: Newspaper clippings of comics on TV, movies + theater; Papers related to the TV special "The Funny Papers" (Aug. 12-17, 1959)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 28
TV, Radio, Music, Etc.-Odyssey #1, 1957-1960


Scope and Content: Minutes from meeting about "The Funny Paper" (Aug. 13, 1959); Letters regarding proposed NCC special (Aug. 10, 1960-May 23, 1960); Contracts and scripts for a Steve Allen Show in which comic characters would be interviewed (March 1958); Playbill, letters and contracts for "Rumple" (Sept. 9-Nov. 11, 1957); Letter regarding "Odyssey" (Jan. 15-March 1, 1957); Photos of Al Capp + Astor and Bill Mauldin, Charles Collingwood + Al Capp


Box NFC 13 / Folder 29
TV, Radio, Music, Etc.-Odyssey #2, 1957


Scope and Content: Script for "Odyssey" (Air Date: March 10, 1957)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 30
Sullivan Show #1 [Funny Papers], 1971-1972


Scope and Content: Contracts and letters between NCC + Sullivan Production regarding the giving of rights to character use (Oct. 26,-Dec. 30, 1971); Clippings (Jan. 1972); "Funny Papers" script, copyright: July 13, 1971


Box NFC 13 / Folder 31
Sullivan Show #2 [Funny Papers], 1971


Scope and Content: License agreement between NCC + Chase Manhattan Bank, regarding Joe Palooka (July 18, 1971); Letters citing strips to be used and rights permitted; Contracts between NCC + Sullivan Productions; License Agreements (July 15-18, 1971)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 32
Sullivan Show #3 [Funny Papers], 1971


Scope and Content: License agreement (July 15-18, 1971); Letters regarding agreements (May 7,-July 1, 1971)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 33
TV, Radio, Music, Etc. 2 #1, 1957,1971-1974


Scope and Content: Script for "Funny Papers" (May 26, 1957); Clippings on "Annie" and "Funny Papers" (1971 + 1977); Letters regarding "Johnny Mann's-Stand Up and Cheer" tribute to comics (July 21 + 25, 1972); Letters requesting original "Henry" strips (Nov. 10, 1974); Letters and ad regarding "Sex In The Comics" (Jan. 9, 1973); Clipping on comics films


Box NFC 13 / Folder 34
TV, Radio, Music, Etc. 2 #2, 1967-1972


Scope and Content: License agreements with Sullivan Productions, Inc. (1971); Clippings and letters regarding comics on television (1968-1972); Agreements for comics used in "A New Kid On The Block" (Oct. 19,-Nov. 11, 1971); Contracts between NCC + CBS Television; Letters regarding various television appearances by cartoonists (1971); Photo of Bill Kresse + Rolf Ahlsen; Clippings and letters regarding the "Fabulous Funnies" (Dec. 1967-Jan. 1968)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 35
Study Group Questionnaire, [1981]




Box NFC 13 / Folder 36
Miscellaneous, 1967-1987


Scope and Content: Clippings (1967-1987); Brochure for 1971 ANPA Convention; Paste-up of Grapevine (Spring Meeting 1983)


Box NFC 13 / Folder 37
Promotion Manager's Contest, Undated


Scope and Content: Information on the 1960 NCC Promotion Contest


Box NFC 13 / Folder 38
Contests, Undated




Box NFC 13 / Folder 39
Proposed Scholarship Award, Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 1
"The Comics"-Jerry Robinson/Putnam, Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 2
"The Comics"-Copies of Accounting Material, Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 3
"The Comics"-Book, 1971


Scope and Content: Letters regarding the publication of "The Comics" (April 23, 1971-Dec. 20, 1971)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 4
"The Comics"-For Ron Patel, 1971-1994


Scope and Content: Letters detailing the NFC's Association with the book (March 30, 1971-Feb. 25, 1994)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 5
"The Comics"-The Comic/Putnam, 1979-1982




Box NFC 14 / Folder 6
"The Comics"-Letters Received, Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 7
"The Comics", 1973




Box NFC 14 / Folder 8
"The Comics"-Clearances #1, 1974




Box NFC 14 / Folder 9
"The Comics"-Clearances #2, 1974




Box NFC 14 / Folder 10
"The Comics"-Publicity, Thank You Letters, Biographies, 1974




Box NFC 14 / Folder 11
Foreign Policy Association, 1986


Scope and Content: Letters and contracts regarding "The Cartoon History of US Foreign Policy Since WWII" (Aug. 28, 1988-Sept. 30, 1989)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 12
[A Career For Your Child In The Comics?], Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 13
Museum of Broadcasting Project #1, 1984




Box NFC 14 / Folder 14
"The Comics": Putnam Correspondence + Expenses Invoices, Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 15
"The Comics"-Putnam, 1975




Box NFC 14 / Folder 16
"The Comics", 1976




Box NFC 14 / Folder 17
Museum of Broadcasting Project #2, 1984




Box NFC 14 / Folder 18
Ideas, 1950-1966


Scope and Content: Brochure for "Get Well" coloring books (Jan. 13, 1960); Letters between Charles Kline, Avonne Keller and Hugh Hefner regarding publishing a quarterly magazine (Sept. 7, 1965-Jan. 11, 1966); Letters regarding possible concerns of the council (1954-1965); Comic strip birthday idea from Alfred Andriola (no date)


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"Comic Art In America", 1959


Scope and Content: "Comic Art In America" by Stephen Becker (1959)


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[BAM Promotional Items], Undated




Box NFC 14 / Folder 21
Brooklyn Academy of Music posters (BAM), 1982-1985


Scope and Content: Letters regarding distribution of BAM posters (Sept. 14, 1982-April 24, 1985)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 22
BAM-Release of BAM Posters, 1993


Scope and Content: Order form; Financial Reports; Copy of back of 1981 brochure; Clipping


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BAM, 1982


Scope and Content: Letters regarding BAM (April 16,-Dec. 7, 1982)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 24
BAM, 1981


Scope and Content: Letters regarding BAM 1981 (Jan. 16,-Dec. 22, 1981); Poster brochure; Receipts; Press releases; B+W Photographs of the posters


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BAM, 1979


Scope and Content: Letters regarding posters (April 27,-Oct. 26, 1979)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 26
BAM, 1980


Scope and Content: Signed contracts (July 15, 1980); Letters regarding BAM posters (Jan. 29,-Nov. 21, 1980); Clippings; Original sketches of Kerry Drake, Marmaduke, Ziggy, The Phantom and Hagar the Horrible; List of cartoonists addresses


Box NFC 14 / Folder 27
World Food Day, [1982-1983]




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Questionnaire to Editors, 1961,1963,1967,1970


Scope and Content: Responses to "Questions to Stimulate Debate at the Oct 9, 1979 Meeting" (Sept. 1970); Report on responses to "Promotion Questionnaire" (1967); Report on Survey of newspaper editors (March 1963); Report on Comics Promotion Questionnaire (Feb. 2, 1961)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 29
CFC [Combined Federal Campaign], Undated


Scope and Content: Posters; Samples of campaign ads featuring comic characters


Box NFC 14 / Folder 30
Cartoons for Charity + Other Organizations #1, 1966-1975,1980


Scope and Content: "Our Freedom Safeguards Your Freedom" Promotional Kit (1980); Letters regarding comics used by charities (Aug. 11, 1966-July 25, 1975)


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Cartoons for Charity + Other Organizations #2, 1969-1974


Scope and Content: Posters; Letters regarding cartoonists' work with charities (Nov. 10, 1969-July 17, 1974)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 32
Cartoon for Charity + Other Organizations #3, 1969-1970,1974-1975


Scope and Content: Samples from UNICEF "Linus" Campaign (1975); Letters and samples from UNICEF "Trick-or-Treat" campaign (1974); Samples of UNICEF Halloween cartoon (1969-1970)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 33
Cartoons for Government (Local-State-National) Golden Eagle, 1966-1967


Scope and Content: Letters and clippings regarding the Golden Eagle Project (1966-1967); Photo of the Golden Eagle Award received (1967)


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Cartoons for Government (Local-State-National) New York City, 1962, 1972


Scope and Content: Letters and samples of Walt Kelly's work to clean up subways (1962); Material related to "There's a World of Jobs for You With the City of New York Anti-Drug Campaign" (1972)


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Cartoons for Government (Local-State-National) Misc., 1979


Scope and Content: Posters; Letters regarding cartoonists' activities (1979)


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Cartoons for Government-2(Local-State-National) VA. [Veterans Administration], 1970,1977-1980


Scope and Content: Letters regarding cartoonists' activities (Sept. 20, 1977-April 4, 1980); Posters; Clipping; Ad Sheets; Announcement of SFAD Award to Avonne Keller (1970)


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Cartoons for government #2 (Local-State-National) Zip Code, 1970-1972


Scope and Content: Material related to Zip Code campaign (1970-1972)


Box NFC 14 / Folder 38
Photographs Used in Comics Calendar, 1965


Scope and Content: Comic Art Goes Pop! & The NCC Newsletter 1965; Photos: Jack D. Tippit; Ed Reed; Pete Hansen; Irv Phillips; Johnny Hart; Al Vermeer; Roy Crane; John J. Liney Jr.; Jud Hurd; Allan Jaffee; Dick Cavalli; Don Tobin??; Don Trachte; Bill Yates; Neal Adams; Paul Frehm; Al Capp; Ken Ernst; Leonard Starr; Milton Caniff; Al Smith; Dik Browne; Mort Walker; Chester Gould; Allen Saunders; Alfred Anriola; Bill Holman; Don Sherwood; Buford Tune; Dr. Athelstan Spilhaus; Raeburn Van Buren; Dick Brooks; Mel Casson; Tony Di Preta; Stan Drake; Lee Falk; Jerry Greene; Harold Gray; Harry Heanigsen; Ferd Johnson; Bob Lubbers; Father McCarthy; Virgil Partch; Jack Leonard; Charles Schultz; Unidentified Cartoonist