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Maurice Becker papers, circa 1910-1970

Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975

Cartoonist

Collection Information

Size: 2.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and political cartoonist Maurice Becker measure 2.3 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to 1970. Found within the papers are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; writings; printed material, including radical labor and political periodicals; artwork; and photographs of Becker, his family and friends, and his artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and political cartoonist Maurice Becker (1889-1975) lived and worked in New York City, New York and Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and was a frequent contributor to contemporary periodicals of the 1910s.

Provenance

Maurice Becker donated his papers in several increments between 1962-1966.

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Language Note

The collection is in English.

Funding

Processing of this collection was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art