Finding aid created by: --
Date: Jul 1967
|16 Mar 2007||converted to EAD (MRC)|
|6 Feb 2009||revised (MD)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Kuekes, Edward D.|
|Title:||Edward D. Kuekes Cartoons|
|Quantity:||4,000 items (ca.).|
|Abstract:||Papers of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American editorial cartoonist. Collection consists of original drawings created for the Cleveland Plain Dealer (1947-1963) and includes a reproduction of "Aftermath," which won Kuekes the Pulitzer Prize in 1953.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Library
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Cartoonist Edward D. Kuekes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 2, 1901. He studied at the Baldwin-Wallace College, the Cleveland Institute of Art, and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He was appointed to President Eisenhower's "People to People" committee and has received awards from the Newspaper Guild, the C.I.T. Fund, the Freedom Fund at Valley Forge, and the National Safety Council. He has been presented with the Baldwin-Wallace Alumni Merit Award, the National Cartoonists Society Silver T-Square Award, the United States Presidential Prayer Award, the Christopher Award, the United States Treasury Award, the Salvation Army Centennial Award, and in 1953 the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. He is the creator of Funny Fables and the cartoon Alice in Wonderland for United Features Syndicate, and has lectured to various art groups on the subject, "So you can't draw a straight line, either."
The Edward D. Kuekes Cartoons consists of approximately 4000 original political cartoons which appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer between 1947 and 1963. The collection is arranged chronologically. Included in the collection is a reproduction of "Aftermath," the cartoon for which Kuekes was awarded the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.
Access Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this material
Use Restrictions: Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.
Special Collections Research Center has collections of over eighty cartoonists. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.
Kuekes, Edward D. Archives.
Cleveland plain dealer (Cleveland, Ohio : 1885)
Plain dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Caricatures and cartoons, United States.
Cartoonists, United States.
Editorial cartoons, Ohio, Cleveland.
Editorial cartoons, United States.
World politics, Caricatures and cartoons.
United States, Politics and government, 1945-1989, Caricatures and cartoons.
Genres and Forms
Cartoons (humorous images).
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Edward D. Kuekes Cartoons
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Library
Gift of Edward D. Kuekes, 1964.
|Box 1||1947-1948, Jan-Jul 1949|
|Box 1||Aug-Dec 1949|
|Box 1||1950 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1951 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1952 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1953 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1954 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1955 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1956 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1957 (2 folders)|
|Box 1||1958 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1959 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1960 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1961 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||1962 (3 folders)|
|Box 2||Apr-Dec, 1963 (2 folders)|