Paul S. Snyder Cartoon Collection

Collection ID:
Snyder, Paul S.
bulk 1942
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic Feet
(2 folders)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of scans of cartoons drawn by Paul S. Snyder during his service in the Army Air Corps, stationed at Keesler Field, Mississippi. Most of the cartoons feature "Hubert," and are from newspapers. The collection also contains scans of newspaper articles, discussing Paul Snyder and his cartooning as well as eleven color cartoon postcards.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Paul S. Snyder graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in 1932, before attending the Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Center School and the Chouinard Art Institute, all located in Los Angeles, California. Snyder worked in New York city until he joined the United States Army in 1942. Stationed at Keesler Field, Snyder was training to be an aerial photographer when his drawing skills were noted and he was assigned to the Public Relations Office as an artist, producing cartoons relating to life in the Army Air Corps. His most well-known cartoon character was "Hubert." Snyder also contributed cartoons and posters for syndication for the flying safety program of the War Department.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
William Snyder, Gift, 2008

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Paul S. Snyder Cartoon Collection, Accession 2009-0006, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricatures and cartoons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151