Williams, Gaar, 1880-1935
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a color landscape drawing by Herman Davis (undated); a drawing of a small street scene by Gaar Williams the appeared in the Chicago Daily News (ca. 1908); a drawing of WWI "doughboy" by Gaar Williams (1918); and a photograph of Gaar Williams (undated). The collection also includes twenty lessons created by Charles Kuhn for an Indianapolis News cartoon course (1934).
Collection — Folder: OBC206
Scope and Contents This collection includes 12 paperback portfolios each containing 25 Gaar Williams cartoons reprinted from the Chicago Tribune, with a foreward written by cartoonist, John T. McCutcheon. According to an ad in the Tribune's December 17, 1940 edition, the portfolios where printed as a special Christmas box set. Also included are 321 clippings of Williams's cartoons (ca. 1927-1935) that were reprinted and published in the Chicago Tribune starting in 1939 and continuing into the 1940's; 3 calendars...
Collection — Folder: S2965
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence concerning the collecting of Kin Hubbard and Abe Martin materials from 1941 to 1987 and the compilation of a checklist of his writings. Correspondents include Blanche Stillson and Dorothy Russo.