Guide to the 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, 1861-1894 C0285 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph

Guide to the 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, 1861-1894 C0285

19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph


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George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center

Fenwick Library, MS2FL
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
speccoll@gmu.edu
URL: https://scrc.gmu.edu

Finding aid prepared by Jordan Patty

Repository
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Identification
C0285
Title
19th century newspaper illustrations collection1861-1894
URL:
http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/civilwarpoliticalcartoons.html
Quantity
3 Linear Feet, (1 box)
Creator
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Language
English .
Abstract
The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from 19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection must be obtained from Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Preferred Citation

19th century Civil War and political cartoon lithograph collection, #C0285, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 2016.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Jessica Lynn in 2016. EAD markup completed by Jordan Patty in 2016.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News. The lithographs from Puck are largely satirical in nature and the subject matter is Gilded Age politics. The subject matter of the Harper's Weekly and Illustrated London News focus on the Civil War and Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.

Arrangement

Organized by subject.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Lithography
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- Politics and government
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- Politics and government
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Container List

19th century newspaper illustrations collection
1861-1894
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Puck - "Who Laughs Last Laughs Best"
    1894
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Puck - The Dawn of a Better Day
    1887
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Harper's Weekly - On the Road Between Washington and Alexandria
    circa late 1800s
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Harper's Weekly - Pictorial Map of the Seat of War, Showing...
    1861
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Harper's Weekly - Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia...
    1861
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    The Illustrated London News - Civil War in America
    1862
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Washington's House, Mount Vernon
    1875
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Harper's Weekly - A Pilgrimage to Mount Vernon
    1886
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Puck - Reveille in the White House
    1885
  • Mixed Materials box: 1
    Harper's Weekly - The Room in Which George Washington Died
    1886