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Charles Saxon Parents Day Cartoon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC091
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.

Dates

  • 1964

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.

Extent

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.

Arrangement

The original order of this collection has been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift from Charles Saxon.

Appraisal

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

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Casey Babcock in October of 2014.
Title
Charles Saxon Parents Day Cartoon Collection
Status
completed
Author
Casey Babcock
Date
October 15, 2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives Repository

Contact:
Box 6128
2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville 08648 U.S.A. US