Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003

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Bill G. Mauldin was from Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He was a lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force in the late 1960s and was stationed at White Sands Missle Range, New Mexico. Clark County records show that he married Janet C. Felling in 1966.

From the description of Bill Mauldin letters, 1965-1966. (Ouachita Baptist University). WorldCat record id: 741328734

Cartoonist. Full name: William Henry Mauldin.

From the description of Papers of Bill Mauldin, 1941-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061604

Biographical Note

  • 1921, Oct. 29: Born, Mountain Park, N. Mex.
  • 1939: Studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1940 - 1945 : Served with United States Army
  • 1941: Published Star Spangled Banner. San Antonio, Tex.: Universal Press
  • 1942: Married Norma Jean Humphries (divorced 1946)
  • 1943: Published Sicily Sketch Book. Palermo
  • 1944: Published Mud. Mules, and Mountains. [Naples, Italy]
  • 1945: Published This Damn Tree Leaks [Naples, Italy?] Published Up Front. New York: H. Holt Awarded Pulitzer Prize for cartoon
  • 1947: Married Natalie Sarah Evans (died 1971) Published Back Home. New York: W. Sloan Associates
  • 1949: Published A Sort of a Saga. New York: Sloane Associates
  • 1950: Acted in the movies "Teresa" and "The Red Badge of Courage"
  • 1951: Published Bill Mauldin's Army. New York: Sloane
  • 1952: Published Bill Mauldin in Korea. New York: W. W. Norton
  • 1956: Ran unsuccessfully for Congress from New York
  • 1958 - 1962 : Editorial cartoonist, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • 1959: Awarded Pulitzer Prize for cartoon
  • 1961: Published What's Got Your Back Up? New York: Harper
  • 1962 - 1991 : Editorial cartoonist, Chicago Sun-Times
  • 1965: Published I've Decided I Want My Seat Back. New York: Harper & Row
  • 1971: Published The Brass Ring. New York: W. W. Norton
  • 1972: Married Christine Lund
  • 2003, Jan. 22: Died, Newport Beach, Calif.

From the guide to the Bill Mauldin Papers, 1941-1970, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
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creatorOf Esquire, inc. Esquire, inc. records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn William H. Bush Free Library (Martinsburg, N.Y.). North country scrapbooks, 1945-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn National Cartoonists Society Interviews, 1959-1962 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Bill Mauldin lithographs collection 1944 Museum of New Mexico Library
creatorOf Boyer, Edward L. The Edward L. Boyer papers, 1942-1949. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Poore, Charles, 1902-. Charles Poore letters received from various authors, 1933-1968, undated. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Mauldin, Bill : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Bill Mauldin Papers, 1941-1970 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Mauldin Cartoon Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf MAULDIN, BILL. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Frederick Brisson papers, 1934-1984 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Mauldin, Bill. Bill Mauldin letters, 1965-1966. Ouachita Baptist University, Riley-Hickingbotham Library
creatorOf Esquire Magazine. Esquire Magazine records, 1933-1977. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Portland Reporter Publishing Co., Inc.,. Portland Reporter photographs collection [graphic], 1960-1964. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Berryman, James Thomas, 1902-. Political cartoons [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Stuart E. (Stuart Ellett), 1916-. Stuart E. Brown papers [manuscript] 1946 (1959-1972) 1978. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Managing editor Russell Lynes correspondence with artists Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rogers, John C. Letters to Rogers from other authors [manuscript] 1938-1973. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf West, Richard Samuel. Collection of papers concerning The Puck papers and Target, the political cartoon quarterly, 1973-1990. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. Strom Thurmond cartoons series. 1869-1985 : 1954-1985. Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn Crawford, Bill, 1913-1982. National Cartoonists Society Living Library 1962. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Portland Reporter, photographs collection, 1960-1964 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Edwins, Elliott C. Elliott C. Edwins papers, 1945. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf López, Carlos, 1913-1995. [World War II Scrapbook], 194-? Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1898-1949. Papers of Staige D. Blackford [manuscript], 1939-1949 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Bill Mauldin 1921-2003 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Bill Mauldin, 1958. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Richard Ely Danielson papers, 1940-1948 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Rogers, John C. Letters to John C. Rogers [manuscript] 1970-1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003. Bill Mauldin : file of clippings and miscellany. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Danielson, Richard Ely, 1885-1957. Richard Ely Danielson papers, 1940-1948. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003. Papers of Bill Mauldin, 1941-1968. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003. Bill Mauldin political cartoons, 1965-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Truscott, Lucian King, 1895-1965. Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Armed Forces Radio Service. Command performance [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith American Veterans Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Armed Forces Radio Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1898-1949. person
associatedWith Boyer, Edward L. person
associatedWith Brisson, Frederick, 1912-1984 person
associatedWith Brown, Stuart E. (Stuart Ellett), 1916- person
correspondedWith Buchwald, Art person
associatedWith Buchwald, Art. person
associatedWith Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988. person
associatedWith Danielson, Richard Ely, 1885-1957. person
associatedWith Edwins, Elliott C. person
associatedWith Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- person
associatedWith Esquire, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Esquire Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert, 1891-1969. person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994. person
associatedWith Lang, Will person
correspondedWith Lang, Will (William John), 1914-1968 person
associatedWith López, Carlos, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Manning, Reg, 1905-1986. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Mauldin family family
correspondedWith Mauldin, Natalie, 1924-1971 person
associatedWith Milton Caniff person
correspondedWith Mitgang, Herbert person
associatedWith Mitgang, Herbert person
associatedWith Monroney, A. S. Mike, 1902- person
associatedWith National Cartoonists Society. corporateBody
associatedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Oliphant, Pat, 1935- person
associatedWith Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947. person
associatedWith Poore, Charles, 1902- person
associatedWith Portland Reporter Publishing Co., Inc., corporateBody
associatedWith Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945. person
associatedWith Rogers, John C. person
associatedWith Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003. person
associatedWith Truscott, Lucian King, 1895-1965. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith West, Richard Samuel. person
associatedWith White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973. person
correspondedWith Wide World Lecture Bureau corporateBody
associatedWith William H. Bush Free Library (Martinsburg, N.Y.). corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Arkadelphia (Ark.)
Chicago (Ill.)
New York (State)
Aeronautics, Commercial
American wit and humor, Pictorial
Political campaigns
Caricatures and cartoons
Editorial cartoons
Political cartoons
Korean War, 1950-1953
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945


Birth 1921-10-29

Death 2003-01-22




Ark ID: w6cj9380

SNAC ID: 13127828