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Coulton Waugh and Waugh family papers, 1751-1974, bulk 1838-1974

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Series 1: Coulton Waugh papers , circa 1896-1974
20 Linear feet
Box 1-13, 20-28, 31, 33-32, 35-53, 55-56

This series contains biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, book project files, teaching files, business and financial records, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork.
This series is arranged as 10 subseries.
  • 1.1: Biographical Materials, circa 1914-1958
  • 1.2: Correspondence, 1918-1975
  • 1.3: Writings and Notes, 1919-1970s
  • 1.4: Book Project Files, circa 1940-1974
  • 1.5: Teaching Files, 1955-1961
  • 1.6: Business and Financial Records, 1923-1960
  • 1.7: Printed Material, 1920-1974
  • 1.8: Scrapbooks, 1940-1960s
  • 1.9: Photographs, circa 1896-circa 1940
  • 1.10: Artwork, circa 1910-1960s
1.1: Biographical Materials, circa 1914-1958
Scattered biographical material includes address books, identification cards, and a passport.
Description Container
Address Books, circa 1930
1
1-2
Certificate, 1942
1
3
Identification Card, 1958
1
4
Birthplace Photo, circa 1940
1
5
Waugh Family History Written by Coulton Waugh, circa 1940
1
6
Passport, 1930
1
7
World War I Material, circa 1914
Likely Coulton Waugh's, possibly Frederick Judd Waugh's
1
8
Yearbook, 1958
1
9
1.2: Correspondence, 1918-1975
Professional and family correspondence includes incoming letters and scattered drafts of outgoing lettes. Correspondence relates to Waugh's professional and personal life and concerns his family, friends, arts organizations, and his comics. Correspondents include Gwen Waugh, Eugenie Waugh, Elizabeth Waugh, Odin Waugh, Grand Central Art Galleries, and the National Cartoonist Society among others.
Description Container
1910s-1920s, 1918-1922
1
10-11
1930s, 1930-1939
1
12-16
1940s, 1940-1949
1
17-22
1950s, 1950-1959
1
23-24
1950s, 1950-1959
2
1-2
1960s, 1960-1969
2
3-7
1970s, 1970-1975
2
8-9
1930s-1970s, circa 1930-circa 1970
2
10-11
1.3: Writings and Notes, 1919-circa 1970s
There are drafts and typescripts of short stories; notes on art, the Waugh family, and boats; and notes referring to Waugh's daily plans and schedules.
Description Container
Diary, circa 1930
2
12
Notebooks, 1919-circa 1950
2
13-16
Short Stories, circa 1930-1950
2
17-23
Notes, Art, circa 1920s-1970s
2
24-29
Notes, Art, circa 1920s-1970s
3
1
Notes, Waugh Family, 1940s-1970s
3
2-5
Notes, Boats, circa 1940
3
6
Notes, Daily Plans, circa 1950
3
7
Notes, General, circa 1950s-1960s
3
8-22
1.4: Book Project Files, circa 1940-1974
Files relating to Coulton Waugh's book projects include The Comics (1947), books produced from the "Junior Editors" newspaper column, and How to Paint With a Knife (1972). Files may include drafts and manuscripts, correspondence relating to publishing, illustrations, proofs, and final copies.
Description Container
The Comics, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1940-1945
3
23-27
The Comics, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1940-1945
4
1-14
"Junior Editors," by Coulton Waugh, 1950s-1970
4
15-17
"Junior Editors," by Coulton Waugh, circa 1950-1970
5
1-14
"Junior Editors," by Coulton Waugh, circa 1950-1970
6
1-11
How to Paint With a Knife, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1970-1972
6
12-15
How to Paint With a Knife, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1970-1974
7
1-20
How to Paint With a Knife, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1970-1974
8
1-13
How to Paint With a Knife, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1970
28
2
How to Paint With a Knife, by Coulton Waugh, circa 1970
31
2
1.5: Teaching Files, 1955-1961
Correspondence, grade books, student papers, teaching plans, and evaluations are from Coulton Waugh's art classes.
Description Container
Appointment Letters, 1959-1960
8
14
Correspondence, 1955-1961
8
15
Grade Books, 1955-1961
8
16-20
Evaluations, 1955-1961
8
21
Notebook, 1955
8
22
Teaching Ideas File, "Dead File", 1961
9
1-3
Student Papers, 1955-1961
9
4
1.6: Business and Financial Records, 1923-1960
Found are records from Coulton and Elizabeth Waugh's The Hooked Rug and Ship Model Shop and the Hudson River Prints, material from Waugh's time at the Storm King Art Center, exhibition materials, sales lists, receipts, insurance documents, and leases.
Description Container
The Hooked Rug and Ship Model Shops records, 1930-1939
9
5-13
Storm King Art Center Materials, circa 1950
9
14-16
Exhibition Materials, circa 1960
9
17
Material on Frederick Judd Waugh's Art, circa 1950
9
18
Sales Lists, 1930s-1960s
9
19-20
Receipts, 1930-1960
9
21-22
Insurance Records, 1923-1948
9
23
Leases, 1927-1952
9
24-25
Hudson River Prints Records, 1939
9
26-27
1.7: Printed Material, 1920-1974
Found are proofs for Waugh's comic strips, exhibition announcements and catalogs, reproductions of works of art, clippings, and reference material.
Description Container
Comic Proofs, 1930s-1960s
9
28
Comic Proofs, 1930s-1970s
10
1-10
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1950s-1974
10
11-16
Reproductions of Works of Art, circa 1920-1970
10
17
Reproductions of Works of Art, circa 1920-1970
11
1-4
Clippings, 1920-1970s
11
5-9
Ships and Hudson River Material, 1930s
11
10-12
Holiday Cards, circa 1960
11
13
Newsletters and Miscellaneous Material, 1950s
11
14
Oversized Comic Proofs, circa 1960
26
3
Oversized Reproductions of Works of Art, circa 1930
27
5
1.8: Scrapbooks, 1940-1960s
There are 23 scrapbooks of clippings of Waugh's daily comic strips.
Description Container
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
20
1-3
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
21
1-3
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
22
1-3
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
23
1-4
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
24
1-3
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
25
1-3
Daily Comics Scrapbooks, 1940s-1960s
26
1-2
Daily Comics Scrapbook, 1940s
54
Daily Comics Scrapbook, 1940s
55
1.9: Photographs, circa 1896-circa 1940
Portraits and snapshots are of Coulton Waugh, works of art, and of buildings and landscapes. Family photos of Coulton Waugh are found in Series 4.
Description Container
Portraits and Snapshots of Coulton Waugh, circa 1896-1940s
11
15-17
Buildings and Landscapes, circa 1920-1930
11
18
Reference Photos, 1920s-1940s
11
19-21
1.10: Sketchbooks and Artwork, circa 1910-1960s
Artwork spanning Waugh's career includes extensive sketchbooks, loose sketches, prints, textiles, and mock-ups of comics by Coulton Waugh. Mock-ups for comics include the strips: Dickie Dare,Sam of the Seven C's, andHank, among others.
Description Container
Sketchbooks, 1918-1940s
11
22-35
Sketchbooks, 1918-1940s
12
1-21
Loose Sketches, circa 1910-1960s
12
22-23
Loose Sketches, circa 1910-1960s
13
1-13
Prints, circa 1935
13
14-15
Textiles, 1950s-1960s
13
16-18
Oversized Sketches , circa 1940
27
1-2
Oversized Sketches, circa 1940
28
1
Comic Mock-Ups, circa 1940-1965
33
Oversized Sketches , circa 1910-circa 1950
34
1-5
Comic Mock-Ups, circa 1940-1965
35
Comic Mock-Ups, circa 1940-1965
36
Comic Mock-Ups, circa 1940-1965
37
Comic Mock-Ups, circa 1940-1965
38
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
39
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
40
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
41
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
42
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
43
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, Cartoons, circa 1950
44
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, Cartoons, circa 1950
45
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940
46
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1950
47
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1950
48
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1950
49
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1950
50
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1960
51
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1960
52
Oversized Sketches and Drawings, circa 1960
53

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