Rob Wagner papers 1925-1942


Rob Wagner papers 1925-1942

Robert Leicester Wagner (1872-1942) was a illustrator for newspapers and the . He also wrote for the , , and other magazines before moving to Southern California, where he directed films for Paramount and the Hal Roach studios, and made six films with Will Rogers. In 1929, he published Rob Wagner's . The collection consists of Wagner's correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, drawings, phonograph records, a file of magazine from 1929-41, ephemera, and miscellanea. Encyclopedia Britannica Saturday evening post Collier's Script Script

33 boxes (16.5 linear ft.); 3 oversize boxes


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Wagner, Rob, 1872-1942 (person)

Epithet: editor of 'Script' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003ae Robert Leicester Wagner was born on Aug. 2, 1872 in Detroit, MI; attended Univ. of MI and studied art at the AcadeĢmie Julian (1903) in Paris; became an illustrator for the Detroit free press, Criterion (NY), and the Encyclopedia Britannica (London); also painted portraits; wrote for the Saturday evening post, Collier's, and other magaz...