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Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972

Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972

Chamberlain, Kenneth Russell, 1892-

Cartoonist

Collection Information

Size: 150 items (on partial microfilm reel).

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1969, with a commentary by Chamberlain; biographical notes; MASSES clippings and articles, and published and unpublished cartoons; and six photographs of Chamberlain.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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1972 by Kenneth Russell Chamberlain.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 291 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.