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Ray Bailey Cartoons

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bailey, Ray, 1913-1975.
Title: Ray Bailey Cartoons
Inclusive Dates: 1951-1952
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft.
Abstract: American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. Collection contains published and proof cartoons and some advertising items.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Ray Baiiley (1913-1975) was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strip Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. The strip was based on a radio show of the same name from the late 1940s.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Ray Bailey Cartoons contains published and proof cartoons and some advertising items.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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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.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Bailey, Ray, 1913-1975.
Corbett, Tom (Fictitious character)

Associated Titles

Tom Corbett, space cadet.

Subjects

Astronauts -- Cartoons and caricatures.
Cartoonists -- United States.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Space travel -- Cartoons and caricatures.

Genres and Forms

Cartoons.
Comic strips.

Occupations

Cartoonists.
Illustrators.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Ray Bailey Cartoons,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1968 [?]

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 3 May 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

Published cartoons
Box 1 Clippings Feb-Mar 1952
Proofs
Box 1 Daily cartoons 24-29 Dec, 1951; 18-29 Mar, 1952; 7-12 Apr, 1952
Advertising
Box 1 Miscellaneous 1952 (8 items)

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