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Finding Aid for the Clare Victor Dwiggins papers, 1891-1958
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Clare Victor Dwiggins papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1891-1958
    Collection number: 783
    Creator: Dwiggins, Clare Victor, 1874-1958
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Clare Victor Dwiggins (1874-1958) was a cartoonist and illustrator for newspapers, journals, news syndication services, and books. He also composed a number of nationally syndicated comic strips including “Ophelia,” “Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer,” “Peter Tumbledown,” “School Days,” “Footprints on the sands of time,” and “Zeke Carsie says.” The collection consists of original cartoons, scrapbooks, newsclippings and ephemera by and about Clare Dwiggins.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Todhunter Ballard.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clare Victor Dwiggins papers (Collection 783). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Dwiggins was born in 1874 in Wilmington, Ohio; in 1890, began work as a cartoonist, drawing for the St. Louis post dispatch, New York journal, Philadelphia inquirer, North American and telegraph, and international syndicate; became art editor for publisher M. Walter Dunne; illustrator for Lisle De Vaux Matthewman's Crankisms (1901), Brevities (1903), and Completed proverbs (1904), also for Samuel I. Stinson's Whimlets (1903); author of Rubáiyát of an egg (1905) and The skull toast book (1904); He composed a number of nationally syndicated comic strips including, “Ophelia,” “Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer,” “Peter Tumbledown,” “School Days,” “Footprints on the sands of time,” and “Zeke Carsie says”; he died in October 1958.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of original cartoons, scrapbooks, newsclippings and ephemera by and about Clare Dwiggins.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Dwiggins, Clare Victor, 1874-1958--Archives.
    Cartoonists--United States--Archival resources.
    Illustrators--United States--Archival resources.