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Caricatures and cartoons

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Drawings by Peter S. Newell, 1880 - 1924

 File — Box 3, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents

The drawings by Peter S. Newell are largely composed of racist caricatures of African Americans. Drawn during the late 19th or early 20th century, there is little explanation as to why these drawings exist in this collection, other than how they have been lumped together with Updegraff's autograph collection.

Dates: 1880 - 1924

Laura Knipe collection of cartoons

Identifier: BMC-M83
Abstract Laura Elizabeth Knipe (1932-2010) was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (Class of 1953). Throughout her time as an undergraduate she produced numerous cartoon drawings based on her and her friends’ experiences as Bryn Mawr students. Many of her witty cartoons good naturedly mock their own study habits, life in the Rockefeller Dorm, academics, particularly the Anthropology and Geology departments, and their social antics and misadventures. This collection, donated to Bryn Mawr College by one of...
Dates: 1949 - 1953
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Maxfield Parrish caricature of Charles Burr (Haverford College Class of 1889)

Identifier: HCS-003-134

Caricature entitled "Nutty" by Maxfield Parrish (ex-Haverford College Class of 1892), likely of Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (Haverford College Class of 1889).

Dates: 1891