Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972

Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, b. 1892
Cartoonist
Active in New York, N.Y.; Calif.

Collection size: 150 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence; a chapter on Chamberlain from Richard A. Fitzgerald's dissertation, RADICAL ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR, University of California, 1969, with a commentary by Chamberlain; biographical notes; MASSES clippings and articles, and published and unpublished cartoons; and six photographs of Chamberlain.

Biographical/Historical Note: Cartoonist for THE MASSES and LIBERATOR, radical periodicals, as well as several established newspapers. Chamberlain was a cartoonist of considerable importance ca. 1910-1920; among his colleagues were John Sloan and Maurice Becker.

Lent for microfilming 1972 by Kenneth Russell Chamberlain.

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