Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937

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Frederick Burr Opper (1857-1937) was an American cartoonist and creator of the newspaper comic strips Happy Hooligan, And Her Name Was Maud!, Alphonse and Gaston and many others.

From the guide to the Frederick Burr Opper Cartoons, 1931, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Cartoonist and illustrator; b. in Madison, Ohio.

From the description of Three cartoon sketches, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971290

American cartoonist.

From the description of Frederick Opper collection, 1880-1990 (bulk 1930-1932). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70955587

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referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
referencedIn Historical Society of Pennsylvania cartoons and caricatures collection Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. [Editorial cartoon scrapbooks], 1900-1917 Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Nast and others political cartoons and scrapbooks, 1872-1916. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Frederick Burr Opper Cartoons, 1931 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Zalesch, Saul E. Saul Zalesch collection of artists' letters and documents, 1834-1973. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Papers, 1896 Jan. 3. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Lot of art and letters, 1885-1890. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949. Album of letters from cartoonists. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Three cartoon sketches, [undated]. Lake County Historical Society
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Frederick Burr Opper 1857-1937 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. Correspondence, on the Miles report, 1903. University of Michigan
referencedIn Culver, Richard Keith, 1873-1939. Drawings, ca.1888-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Frederick Opper collection, 1880-1990 (bulk 1930-1932). Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939. Alfred Williams Anthony papers, [ca. 1880-1930]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937,. Letters to Albert Bigelow Paine, 1875-1934 (bulk 1891-1934). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896. Papers of H.C. Bunner, 1884-1935 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Archives of American Art
creatorOf McDougall, Walt. [Congressional Record Scrapbook] Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Political cartoons: Original cartoon drawings, 1896-1942. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953. [NYPL scrapbooks]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Bartholomew, Charles L., 1869-. Cartoons, chiefly appearing in Puck [magazine] [manuscript] 1880-1911. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Correspondence with H. L. Mencken, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937. Typed letter signed Frederick Burr Opper to: Dear Sir August 13, 1925. Wellesley College
referencedIn Robert H. Davis Papers, 1905-1935 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Art League Publishing Co. (Chicago, Ill.). Artists' biographical questionnaires, 1905. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939. person
associatedWith Art League Publishing Co. (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896. person
correspondedWith Connolly, J. V. person
correspondedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 person
associatedWith Culver, Richard Keith, 1873-1939. person
associatedWith Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942 person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
associatedWith Fullerton, Hugh S. (Hugh Stuart), 1873-1945. person
associatedWith King Features Syndicate. corporateBody
associatedWith Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937, person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941. person
associatedWith Zalesch, Saul E. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Madison (Ohio)
Subject
American wit and humor, Pictorial
Art--Cartoonists
Arts
Caricatures and cartoons--United States
Cartoonists--United States
Comic books, strips, etc.--United States
Occupation
Cartoonists--United States
Political cartoons--United States
Cartoonists
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Birth 1857-01-02

Death 1937-08-27

Americans

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