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|Title||Finding aid for Papers Paul Conrad, 1950-2005.|
|Creator||Conrad, Paul 1924-2010.|
|Extent||12,360 pieces. 284 boxes.|
|Biographical Note||Paul Conrad served as chief editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times from 1964 to 1993. His career began at the Denver Post in 1950 where he drew until moving to the Los Angeles Times. Conrad won three Pulitzer Prizes (1964, 1971 and 1984) and numerous other journalism awards. Five years after being included on Richard Nixon’s Enemies List, Conrad held the Richard M. Nixon Chair at Whittier College, in 1977- 78. After his semi-retirement in 1993, Conrad continued to produce four cartoons a week through Tribune Media Services. He also made bronze sculptures of political figures. Paul Conrad was born June 27, 1924 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, along with his identical twin Jim. He was married to Kay King Conrad and they had four children. He died September 4, 2010.|
|Scope and Content||Professional and personal papers of Paul Conrad, including original cartoons, rough sketches, correspondence, book, speech and lawsuit files, photographs, ephemera and tear sheets. The collection is in three parts, based on acquisition. Part I is the bulk of the collection, and parts II and III are mainly original cartoons. Original cartoons from the Denver Post are not represented in this collections.|
|Notes||All inquiries about this collection should be directed to Curator, Literary Manuscripts.|
|Provenance||Gifts of Paul and Kay Conrad, 1992-2005.|
Conrad, Paul, 1924-2010 -- Archives.
Los Angeles times.
Artists -- United States -- Archives.
Editorial cartoonists -- United States -- Archives.
Editorial cartoons -- United States -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.)
United States -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Editorial cartoons United States 20th century. (aat)
Personal papers United States 20th century. (aat)
Professional papers United States 20th century. (aat)
|Department||Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Manuscripts Department.|
|Call Number||mssCON 1-12360|
|Accession Number||mss 01702, mss 01767, mss 02224, mss 02314, mss 02376.|
|Physical Collection||Paul Conrad Papers.|
|Digital Collection||Finding Aids, Huntington Digital Library|
|Physical Description||147 p.|
|Digitization Specifications||Original finding aid converted into PDF document by B. Black, 2011-09-02.|
|Original Finding Aid||Finding aid prepared by Melissa Kuypers, August 4, 2005 and updated by Brooke M. Black, September 1, 2011.|
|Citation Information||Finding aid for Paul Conrad Papers, Huntington Digital Library, San Marino, California.|
|Restrictions||Images in this collection are for scholarly research; please review the Huntington Library's copyright information: http://cdm16003.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/about. For purchasing images for publication please review our permission to publish policy: http://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=590.|
|Cataloging Notes||Organized in the following series: 1.Original cartoons (Boxes 1-106); 2.Original cartoons- oversize (Boxes 107- 167); 3.Rough sketches and photocopies (Boxes 168- 191); 4.Correspondence (Boxes 192- 211), 5.Book files (Box 212); 6.Lectures and Speeches (Box 213- 216); 7.Lawsuits (Box 217); 8.Photographs (Boxes 218- 220); 9.Ephemera (Boxes 221- 227); 10.Tear sheets (Boxes 228- 237); 11.Original cartoons- Part II (Boxes 238- 264); 12.Rough sketches and photocopies- Part II (Boxes 265- 270); 13.Correspondence- Part II (Boxes 270- 271); 14.Photographs- Part II (Box 271); 15. Ephemera- Part II (Boxes 271- 272); 16.Original cartoons- Part III (Boxes 273- 284).|