Harold R. Heaton political cartoons

Inclusive Dates: 
1909–circa 1913
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

2.8 linear feet (3 oversize boxes) of material consisting of sixty original political and editorial cartoons by Harold R. Heaton for the Chicago newspaper Inter-Ocean, drawn between 1909 and circa 1913.

Biographical Historical Note

Little is known about the life of Harold R. Heaton, except that he was a newspaper cartoonist of some skill, an actor, and a failed playwright.