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Finding Aid for the Bruce Alexander Russell Papers, ca. 1939-1963
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Description
Bruce Alexander Russell (1903-1963) was a UCLA alumnus. He worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles evening herald (1925-26), and a staff artist (1927-34) and political cartoonist (1934-63) for the Los Angeles times. He won a Pulitzer Prize for cartoons in 1946, was named The Edward A. Dickson UCLA Alumnus of the Year for 1951, served as a member of President Eisenhower's Cartoonists Committee, and was the president of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists (1960-61). The collection consists of editorial cartoons by Russell published in the Los Angeles times.
Background
Russell was born on August 4, 1903 in Los Angeles, California; graduated from UCLA, 1926; worked as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles evening herald, 1925-26; staff artist (1927-34) and political cartoonist (1934-63) for the Los Angeles times; won Pulitzer Prize for cartoons in 1946, and named The Edward A. Dickson UCLA Alumnus of the Year for 1951; served as a member of President Eisenhower's Cartoonists Committee, and as president of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, 1960-61; he died on December 18, 1963.
Extent
42 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.