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Signe Wilkinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-295

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts of lectures written by Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson. Most are autobiographical and reflect her Quaker beliefs as well as activism through art. The papers are annotated and often include doodles and sketches.

Dates

  • 1997 - 2019

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Signe Wilkinson was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on July 25, 1950. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Denver and then attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. In 1992, she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, and her editorial cartoons were syndicated. She is an member of Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting.

Extent

3 folders

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains typescripts of lectures written by Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Signe Wilkinson. Most are autobiographical and reflect her Quaker beliefs as well as activism through art. The papers are annotated and often include doodles and sketches.

Arrangement

Arranged in 3 folders.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Signe Wilkinson.

Related Materials

Books and articles about and by Signe Wilkinson are available in the College libraries and online.

Creator

Source

Title
Signe Wilkinson Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Susanna K. Morikawa
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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