Gaar Williams cartoons collection and Gaar Williams drawings collection

Inclusive Dates: 
1928–1935, 1927–1932
Survey Repository: 
This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

Gaar Williams Cartoons Collection (5 ink cartoon drawings) consists of signed original drawings for human interest cartoons published in the Chicago Tribune.

Gaar Williams Drawings Collection (5 ink cartoon drawings) consists of signed original drawings for cartoons published in the Chicago Tribune.

Biographical Historical Note

Gaar Campbell Williams drew cartoons for the Chicago Daily News, the Indianapolis News, and the Chicago Tribune, and he also designed bookplates and made book illustrations.