Bill Mauldin collection

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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

Unprocessed. 6 linear feet of material that includes copies of Mauldin's works, including pamphlets printed in Europe during WW II, one original editorial cartoon, and three original drawings of the Kennedy inauguration.

Biographical Historical Note

Bill Mauldin (full name William Henry Mauldin) was a GI cartoonist and later worked for the St. Louis Dispatch and for the Chicago Sun Times. He is particularly remembered for his haunting image of Lincoln weeping after Kennedy's assassination.

Additional Notes

Related collection: John R. Fischetti Collection, Columbia College Chicago.