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MS Typ 1151

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. Thomas Nast drawings and other papers, 1862-1896: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 1151
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902.
Title: Thomas Nast drawings and other papers,
Date(s): 1862-1896 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drawings, sketches, self-portrait, proofs, and clippings of work by American cartoonist Thomas Nast.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

43M-306, 43M-307, 43M-308, and 43M-309. Gift of Cyril Nast; received: 1943 November 20.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Nast Drawings and Other Papers, 1862-1896 (MS Typ 1151). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Nast (1840-1902) was German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes: original ink and/or graphite drawings and cartoons, most signed by Thomas Nast; a self-portrait etching by Thomas Nast and a photomechanical print of Nast by photographer Zaida Ben-Yusuf; proofs of cartoons and drawings; and many printed clippings of cartoons and drawings by Nast from newspapers and periodicals. A few items include autograph manuscript annotations by donor Cyril Nast.

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