Collection - Ewasechko Canadian Political Cartoon Collection

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Ewasechko Canadian Political Cartoon Collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1935-1996 (Creation)

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Physical description

ca. 600 published volumes; ca. 30 cm other material; 5 video cassette recordings

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The collection consists of published volumes of political cartoons and other volumes illustrated by cartoonists. While primarily Canadian, a few American and British cartoonists are also represented. There are also a few biographies of cartoonists and related (non-illustrated) examples of Canadian humour.

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The Ewasechko Canadian Political Cartoon Collection is housed at the University of Alberta Library's Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF). It is available to students, staff, and the general public for use at a supervised reading room at RCRF or Bruce Peel Special Collections. To request items from this collection please use the links in the catalogue record.

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There are no restrictions on access.

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General note

Pre-1920 material from the collection has been transferred to the Bruce Peel Special Collections unit of the library, with the exception of 22 files which have been retained in box 13.
Where both an author and illustrator have been named as creators of a work, only the illustrator has been named in the index.
File/item list available.
Items in boxes 2-11 and trays 1-17 have individual catalogue records.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Written by Jonathan H. Davidson, August 1999. Revised by Stacey Sokolan, August 2006

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  • English

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