William Henry Walker papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.walkwill
Creators:
Walker, William Henry, 1871-1938
Dates:
1892-1937
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material; art works; and portrait sketches.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4386: 226 portrait sketches and caricatures, 1919-1937, of members of the Dutch Treat Club, Walker's friends, notable artists, musicians, actors, politicians, and writers of the day. Sketches are signed by the sitters.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Proofs, offprints, clippings of cartoons, and illustrations made primarily for LIFE magazine; and two pen and ink drawings, 1892.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. His professional career was as a hospital administrator. Contributed political and satirical cartoons to LIFE, HARPER'S, NEW YORK EVENING POST, and NEW YORK HERALD. He was the first to use the lithographer's crayon for cartoons.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 4386: Originals at the New York Historical Society, New York, N.Y.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 4386 lent for microfilming and unmicrofilmed materials donated, 1989 by Walker's daughter-in-law, Alice Smith (Mrs. Robert Miller) Walker. Her husband had collected and annotated his father's papers.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magazine illustration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspapers -- Illustration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricaturists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dutch Treat Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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