Alan Dunn and Mary Petty Papers 1907-1972


Alan Dunn and Mary Petty Papers 1907-1972

The papers of the American cartoonists for (1926-1974) include correspondence (letters from John Taylor Arms, Peggy Bacon, Isabel Bishop, Warren Chappell, Eric Hodgins, and Alan Watts); cartoons and drawings; exhibition catalogs; notebooks; business files and financial records; and memorabilia, including clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. . The New Yorker

21 linear ft.


Related Entities

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Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 (person)

Artist; interviewee married Harold G. Wolff. From the description of Reminiscences of Isabel Bishop : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726591 Painter; New York, (N.Y.). Died 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12- Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220201617 Painter; New York, N.Y.; d. 1988. From the description of Isabel Bishop interview, 1987 Nov. 12-...

Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991 (person)

American illustrator, type founder. From the description of Watercolor by Warren Chappell "Longnose the Dwarf" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870994 From the description of Manuscript books illustrated by Chappell [manuscript], 1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870967 From the description of Illustrated letters [manuscript], 1975-1983. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647846181 Type desi...

Dunn, Alan, 1900- (person)

Alan Dunn (1900-1974) and his wife Mary Petty (1899-1976) were American cartoonists. They married in 1927, and for more than thirty years lived in a modest, three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan that also served as their studio. They rarely left the city and, although they were members of several professional organizations and clubs and attended social events, Mary Petty and Alan Dunn spent a great deal of time developing their art and a unique view of life. Alan Dunn stu...

Hodgins, Eric, 1899-1971 (person)

Author; interviewee d.1971. From the description of Reminiscenes of Eric Hodgins : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513652 ...

Watts, Alan, 1915-1973 (person)

Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 (person)

Etcher. From the description of John Taylor Arms papers, 1923-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122606 John Taylor Arms was an American artist, known for his architectural etchings. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended Princeton as a pre-law student, but transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study architecture. He moved to New York, and was working as an architectural draftsman when his wife bought him an etching kit as a Christmas gift, revealing...

Petty, Mary Archives. (person)

Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987 (person)

Peggy Bacon (1895-1987) was a printmaker from Cape Porpoise, Me. From the description of Oral history interview with Peggy Bacon, 1973 May 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77599946 Margaret Frances (Peggy) Bacon lived from 1895 to 1987. She was a teacher, artist, illustrator and author known for her humorous satires. She wrote and illustrated many books for children, among them Mercy and the Mouse, Off with Their Heads, and The Ghost of Opalina. She also i...