Charles Saxon P'66 Parents Day Cartoon Collection
The Charles Saxon Parents Day Cartoon Collection consists of six original cartoons drawn by Saxon, each with a humorous take on Parents Day at The Lawrenceville School. The cartoons were drawn in 1963.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
The New Yorker Magazine holds the copyright for these works. Permission to reproduce must be obtained through the New Yorker Magazine.
1.58 Linear Feet (1 box)
Biographical / Historical
Charles Saxon was born November 13, 1920. He died on December 6, 1988. Saxon's work appeared in most major magazines, in advertisements for dozens of corporate clients, and in three book collections. He did 725 drawings and 92 covers for The New Yorker magazine, where he had worked as a staff cartoonist since 1956. He is the father of Lawrentians of Peter Saxon L. 1966.
The original order of this collection has been maintained.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was a gift from Charles Saxon.
Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives guidelines.
Information in the biographical note was taken from http://www.nytimes.com/1988/12/07/obituaries/charles-saxon-68-a-cartoonist-for-92-covers-of-the-new-yorker.html
This collection was processed by Rebecca Driscoll in October of 2017.
- Charles Saxon P'66 Parents Day Cartoon Collection
- Casey Babcock
- October 15, 2014
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