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Franklin Booth clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3094

Scope and Contents

The collection includes numerous clippings of drawings made by cartoonist and illustrator, Franklin Booth. Most items are undated.


  • circa 1920s


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Booth was born in Carmel, Indiana in 1874 and worked as a cartoonist and illustrator for the Indianapolis Star and News in the early 1900s. After attending the Chicago Art Institute, Booth moved to New York and illustrated for Life magazine, books, advertisements, and newspapers in New York City, Boston, and Buffalo. He died in 1948.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)


This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Kenneth J. Reeve on 1999/01/04.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1999/01 by Jill Campbell. EAD finding aid created in 1999/01 by Jill Campbell.
Franklin Booth clippings
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.