Herriman, George, 1880-1944

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George Herriman (1880-1944) was an American cartoonist and creator of the newspaper comic strip Krazy Kat .

From the guide to the George Herriman Cartoons, 1937, 1941, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951. John Alden Carpenter papers, 1890-1964, (bulk 1900-1950). Newberry Library
creatorOf Herriman, George, 1880-1944. George Herriman and Krazy Kat : clipping file. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. George Herriman 1880-1944 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf HERRIMAN, GEORGE. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951. Krazy Kat : a jazz-pantomime / John Alden Carpenter ; scenzrio by George Herriman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn San Francisco Academy of Comic Art collection : Newspaper Comic Strips, 1893-1996 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
creatorOf George Herriman Cartoons, 1937, 1941 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951. person
associatedWith King Features Syndicate. corporateBody
associatedWith Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Academy of Comic Art. Bill Blackbeard, Director corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
American wit and humor, Pictorial
Caricatures and cartoons--United States
Cartoonists--United States
Krazy Kat (Fictitious character)
Comic books, strips, etc.--United States


Birth 1880-08-22

Death 1944-04-25




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