Finding aid created by: --
|4 Dec 2008||converted to EAD (MD)|
|5 Jan 2010||added bio, scope and inventory (SK)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Hodgins, Richard, Sr.|
|Title:||Richard Hodgins, Sr. Cartoons|
|Quantity:||1.5 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||12 original editorial cartoons from the Orlando Evening Star.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Richard Hodgins, Sr. (1905-1984), commonly known as Dick Hodgins, Sr., was an American editorial cartoonist.
Richard “Dick” Hodgins, Sr. was born in Valley Falls, Rhode Island on July 13, 1905 and attended the Rhode Island School of Design. He spent thirteen years as the editorial cartoonist for the Orlando Sentinel Star until he retired to Cape Cod in 1970. The National Cartoonists Society awarded Hodgins the Silver T-Square award in 1971. Hodgins published two instructional books: The Great American Book of Cartooning (1979) and Drawing Animals (1979).
Richard Hodgins, Sr. died in August 1984. His son, Dick Hodgins, Jr. is an award-winning cartoonist.
The Richard Hodgins, Sr. Cartoons contains 12 original editorial cartoons published by the Orlando Evening Star. The cartoons are undated but are from approximately 1968. The cartoons were drawn with ink, crayon and color gauche on illustration board and are mounted. Traces of pencil are visible. Images measure 9 1/2" x 12" with the items measuring 13 1/2" x 16".
Cartoons are arranged alphabetically by caption.
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Dirksen, Everett McKinley -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Hodgins, Richard, Sr.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Wallace, George A. -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Orlando Evening Star.
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Florida.
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States.
Cartoonists -- Florida.
Cartoonists -- United States.
Crime -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Editorial cartoons -- Florida.
Editorial cartoons -- United States.
Gun control -- Caricatures and cartoons.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Genres and Forms
Cartoons (humorous images)
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Richard Hodgins, Sr. Cartoons,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
Gift of Richard Hodgins, Sr., 1968.
|Cartoons (12 items)|
|Oversize 1||Circa 1968|
|'Bout Time For Cleaning: law and order
Chained For Life: gun control
Ev's Being Heard: Everett Dirksen, Abe Fortas
Getting A Slow Burn!: weather
Getting A Tighter Grip!: crime
Heading For The Oregon Trail: Robert F. Kennedy
Heavy, Heavy, What Hangs Over?: George Wallace
Heel Them Under: gun control
The Old Squeeze Play!: taxes; Orange County, Florida
Taking A Second Look At Miami: Democratic National Convention
They're Off And Running!: Orange County, Florida
Warning Signal: Florida, forest fires