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Stuart McDonald Papers, 1923-2003

Collection Overview

Title: Stuart McDonald Papers, 1923-2003

Predominant Dates:1961-1968

ID: OGLMC/390

Creator: McDonald, Stuart (1931-)

Extent: 9.75 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 12/07/1976

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

1931-; editorial cartoonist for the Grand Forks Herald from 1961 to 1967 and for the North Dakotan from 1965 to 1968

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Stuart McDonald Papers have been divided into three series as follows:

Series 1: Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, 1961-1968

Series 2: Cartoons by Other Cartoonists, 1923-2003

Series 3: Cartooning Correspondence Courses

All of Stuart McDonald's cartoons have been digitized, and can be viewed at the UND Scholarly Commons.

Administrative Information

Accruals:

Additional material was donated by Stuart McDonald, Newburgh, Indiana: in May 2004 (Acc.2006-2811), on July 5, 2005 (Acc.2006-2810), on January 19, 2006 (Acc.2006-2812) and on July 7, 2006 (Acc.2006-2846).

Additional material was also donated by Robert McConn, Grand Forks, North Dakota, on June 29, 2006.  At that same time, one cartoon was transferred from the Bryce Streibel Papers, OGLMC 1339 (Acc.2006-2822).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: First Federal Savings and Loan Association, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Publications: The McDonald Book: A Collection of Editorial Cartoons by the Grand Forks Herald's Award Winning Cartoonist. By Stuart J. McDonald, 1963.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Stuart McDonald Papers.  OGLMC 370, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in September 2015.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH006096948


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, 1961-1968Add to your cart.

The first series consists of editorial cartoons created by Stuart McDonald for the Grand Forks Herald and the North Dakotan from 1961 to 1968. Through his cartoons, McDonald explored a myriad of local, state, national and international issues. The first box contains his original, hand-drawn cartoons, which measure 11x14 inches. The second box contains the printed cartoons which were clipped by McDonald, mounted on heavy paper, and arranged chronologically in three ring binders. McDonald also noted if these cartoons were featured in any other publication, if the cartoons received any awards, or if the original cartoon was given as a gift. McDonald also included any letters to the editor regarding his cartoons.

All of Stuart McDonald's cartoons have been digitized, and can be viewed at the UND Scholarly Commons.

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical InformationAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: July 1961-July 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 3: August 1962-August 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 4: August 1963-July 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 5: August 1964-July 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 6: North Dakotan, 1965-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 7: August 1965-July 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: August 1966-July 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Individual cartoons:Add to your cart.
Item 1: 'Til Death Do Us Part, August 5, 1962Add to your cart.
Inscription: "To my friend Bob McConn with best wishes"
Item 2: Can It Happen Again?, September 30, 1962Add to your cart.
Inscription: "To Bernie McConn with every best wish"
Item 3: Second Class Citizen, April 3, 1966Add to your cart.
Inscription: "To Bob McConn – a special friend – with best wishes"
Item 4: The Monster and the Strategists, January 15, 1967Add to your cart.
Inscription: "To friend Bryce Streibel with all best wishes"
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, July 30, 1961 - June 17, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, June 24, 1962 - June 2, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, June 9, 1963 - May 31, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, June 7, 1964 - May 30, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, June 6, 1965 - April 24, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Editorial Cartoons by Stuart McDonald, May 1, 1966 - July 30, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 9: North Dakotan, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 10: North Dakotan, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 11: North Dakotan, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: North Dakotan, 1968Add to your cart.
Series 2: Cartoons by Other Cartoonists, 1923-2003Add to your cart.
The second series consists of Stuart McDonald's personal collection of cartooning books.  Included are compilations of a single cartoonist's work, anthologies containing cartoons by various artists, and biographies of distinguished cartoonists. Many of the books have been inscribed to McDonald by the authors.  Also included are twenty one framed cartoons dating from 1923 to 1988. Many are originals, some are prints or posters, and most have been inscribed by the artist.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Borgman, Jim - "President Reagan Rests Comfortably After Congressional Surgery on His Enlarged Budget", 1987Add to your cart.
inscribed original
Item 2: Borgman, Jim - "I (Heart) Jamestown", 1988Add to your cart.
Item 3: Grondahl, Calvin - "Now How Did That Happen?"Add to your cart.

(regarding attack on U.S.S. Stark in the Persian Gulf)

inscribed original

Item 4: Keefe, Mike - "It Drives Me Crazy … They're Dormant for Months, Then, for a Week or Two in June They're Buzzing All Over the Place", 1979Add to your cart.

(regarding the Colorado State Legislature)

inscribed original

Item 5: Stein, Ed - "Old MacDonald Had a Farm", 1979Add to your cart.
inscribed original
Item 6: Stein, Ed. - "Our Own Compromise Pollution Plan"Add to your cart.
inscribed original
Folder 11: Original hand-painted celluloid drawing used for the Walt Disney production 101 DalmatiansAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Aguila, Dani. Taking Liberty With The Lady, 1986Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 14: American Press Institute. Drawing Fire: The State of Political Cartooning, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Benson, Steve. Where Do You Draw The Line?, 1992Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald, May 1, 1996
Folder 16: Block, Herbert. Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life, 1998Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 17: Block, Herbert. The Herblock Book, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Block, Herbert. Herblock's Here and Now, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Block, Herbert. Herblock's State of the Union, 1972Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 20: Block, Herbert. Straight Herblock, 1964Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Borgman, Jim; The Great Communicator, 1985Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 2: Borgman, Jim. Smorgasborgman, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Brooks, Charles. Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 1992 EditionAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Brooks, Charles. Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 1993 EditionAdd to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald by various artists
Folder 5: Brooks, Charles. Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2000 EditionAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Cartoonists Guild, The. The Art in Cartooning: Seventy-five Years of American Magazine Cartoons, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chase, John. Today's Cartoon, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Conrad, Paul; Drawn and Quartered, 1985Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 9: Darling, Jay N; As Ding Saw Herbert Hoover, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Editors of Foreign Press Association. A Cartoon History of US Foreign Policy: 1776-1976, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Editors of Foreign Press Association. A Cartoon History of US Foreign Policy: Since World War I, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Fitzpatrick, D.R.. As I Saw It, 1953Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald, October 1953
Folder 13: Fitzpatrick, D.R.. The Packing House Cartoons, as published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 8-13, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Kallaugher, Kevin. Drawn From the Economist, 1988Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald, June 25, 1991
Folder 15: Keefe, Mike. Keefe Kabab, 1984Add to your cart.
Inscribed to Stuart and Marceda McDonald
Folder 16: Keller, Morton; The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Lange, Jim. Lange, 1994Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 18: Lariar, Lawrence. Best Cartoons of the Year: 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Lariar, Lawrence. Best Cartoons of the Year: 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Lariar, Lawrence. Best Cartoons of the Year: 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Lendt, David L. Ding: The Life of Jay Norwood Darling, 1984Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Long, Scott. Hey! Hey! LBJ or…He Went Away and Left the Faucet Running!, 1969Add to your cart.
inscribed to Stuart and Marceda McDonald
Folder 2: Low, David. Low's Cartoon History: 1945-1953, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Mauldin, Bill. Back Home, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mauldin, Bill. I've Decided I Want My Seat Back, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Mauldin, Bill. What's Got Your Back Up?, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 6: McCutcheon, John T. Drawn From Memory: The Autobiography of John T McCutcheon, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 7: McDermott, William F. "God Guides My Pen": The Story of "Shoes", undatedAdd to your cart.
-inscribed to McDonald by Vaughn Shoemaker
Folder 8: City of Montreal. Fourth International Salon of Cartoons 1967Add to your cart.

Includes press release announcing winners and amount of prizes

McDonald's "Infant's Message to Man" on page 49

Folder 9: National Cartoonists Society; President Eisenhower's Cartoon Book, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Ohman, Jack. Drawing Conclusions: A Collection of Political Cartoons, 1987Add to your cart.
inscribed to McDonald
Folder 11: Ohman, Jack. Fishing Bass-Ackwards, 1991Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald along with a letter from the author, July 18, 1994
Folder 12: Oliphant, Pat. An Informal Gathering, 1978Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald, 1978
Folder 13: Oliphant, Pat. Four More Years, 1973Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald, August 1973
Folder 14: Oliphant, Pat. Make My Day!, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Oliphant, Pat with Harry Katz. Oliphant's Anthem: Pat Oliphant at The Library of Congress, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Rajski, Captain Raymond B. A Nation Grieved: The Kennedy Assassination in Editorial Cartoons, 1967Add to your cart.
Includes McDonald's "My Son, My Son!", page 15; along with letter from Tom Fagan, with Charles E. Tuttle Publishing Company, to McDonald regarding the inclusion of his cartoon
Folder 17: Schulz, Charles M. Good Ol' Charlie Brown, 1957Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 18: Schulz, Charles M. Peanuts, 1952Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 19: Shoemaker, Vaughn. '43 and '44 A.D., 1944Add to your cart.
Inscribed to McDonald
Folder 20: Spencer III, Dick. Editorial Cartooning, 1949Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Stein, Ed. Denver Square: We Need a Bigger House!, 2003Add to your cart.
inscribed to McDonald, January 2003
Folder 2: Stein, Ed. Stein's Way: Editorial Cartoons by Ed Stein, 1983Add to your cart.
inscribed to Stuart and Marceda McDonald
Folder 3: Stein, Ed. Stein's Way: Editorial Cartoons by Ed Stein, 1983Add to your cart.
inscribed to McDonald
Folder 4: Trostle, J.P.. Attack of the Political Cartoonists: Insights and Assaults from Today's Editorial Pages, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Wright, Don. Wright on Target, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Duffy, Brian. A Decade of Duffy's: Editorial Cartoons by Brian Duffy, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Image of America in Caricature and Cartoon. Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1975Add to your cart.
Separated Materials :Add to your cart.
Placed on the shelves adjacent to the collection
Item 1: Berry, Jim - "Berry's World", 1987Add to your cart.

11 3/16 in. x 9 3/16 in.

Inscribed original

Item 2: Block, Herbert - "Hung Jury", 1965Add to your cart.

18 3/4 in. x 16 3/4 in.

inscribed print

Item 3: Borgman, Jim - "I (Heart) Jamestown", 1988Add to your cart.

15 5/8 in. x 13 1/8 in.

original

Item 4: Borgman, Jim - "On the Creative Process", 1985Add to your cart.

27 1/4 in. x 23 5/8 in.

inscribed poster

Item 5: Burck, Jacob - "Backlash"Add to your cart.

17 3/4 in. x 14 1/4 in.

inscribed original

Item 6: Darling, Jay Norwood "Ding" - "In Good Old U.S.A.", 1923Add to your cart.

25 in. x 19 1/4 in.

inscribed print

Item 7: Duffy, Edmund - "Last Summer, I Only Had an Election to Worry Me!", undatedAdd to your cart.

24 3/16 in. x 20 1/8 in.

original

Item 8: Fitzpatrick, Daniel R - "Dangerous Game of Dictatorship", July 26, 1953Add to your cart.

14 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in.

inscribed print

Item 9: Fitzpatrick, Daniel R - "Oil is Only Part of the Picture in Iran", 1926Add to your cart.

20 5/8 in. x 17 1/8 in.

inscribed original

Item 10: Goldberg, Rube - "Shadow on His Chart", 1948Add to your cart.

20 11/16 in. x 17 1/8 in.

inscribed original from December 1953

Item 11: Hirschfeld, Al - "Untitled" (Caricature of The McLaughlin Group), undatedAdd to your cart.

21 in. x 17 in.

print, signed and numbered

Item 12: Holland, Ed - "Ever Going to See the Light of Day Again?", 1950Add to your cart.

18 in. x 16 1/2 in.

inscribed original

Item 13: Holland, Ed - "Ever Going to See the Light of Day Again?", 1950Add to your cart.

10 13/16 in. x 9 3/4 in.

color print

Item 14: Long, Scott - "Pain Reliever", 1962Add to your cart.

17 1/2 in. x 13 1/4 in.

inscribed original

Item 15: Oliphant, Pat - "Gas: Limit 3 Gals. Per Customer", 1973Add to your cart.

16 1/8 in. x 21 3/16 in.

inscribed original

Item 16: Parrish, Joe - "Carrying the Day at Lake Success", 1950Add to your cart.

19 1/8 in. x 17 1/8 in.

inscribed original

Item 17: Parrish, Joe - "Carrying the Day at Lake Success", 1950Add to your cart.

10 3/4 in. x 9 1/2 in.

color print

Item 18: Raymond, Alex - "Rip Kirby", 1953Add to your cart.

8 in. x 22 1/2 in.

inscribed original

Item 19: Schulz, Charles - "Peanuts", April 12, 1956Add to your cart.

7 3/8 in. x 29 7/16 in.

inscribed original

Item 20: Shoemaker, Vaughn - "Uncle Doesn't Walk the Plank Easily", undatedAdd to your cart.

23 1/8 in. x 19 1/8 in.

inscribed original

Item 21: Stein, Ed - "C'mon In! The Water's Fine!", 1981Add to your cart.

11 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in.

inscribed original from January 8, 1982

Series 3: Cartooning Correspondence CoursesAdd to your cart.

The final series includes lessons from two correspondence cartooning programs. McDonald participated in the Famous Artists Cartoon Course from 1960 to 1962; included are lesson books, McDonald's coursework, and feedback from the instructors. The second correspondence cartooning program is the Art Instruction Schools Courses in Advertising Art, Illustrating, Painting, and Cartooning. There is no indication that McDonald participated in this program.

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Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Famous Artists Cartoon Course, Lessons 1-10 (Orange Binder)Add to your cart.
Lesson 1: The Comic Head; Lesson 2: The Comic Figure; Lesson 3: Inking the Head and Figure; Lesson 4: The Head in Detail; Lesson 5: The Figure in Detail; Lesson 6: Anatomy; Lesson 7: Pretty Girls; Lesson 8: Action and the Figure; Lesson 9: Clothes and Folds; Lesson 10: Special Types
Item 2: Famous Artists Cartoon Course, Lessons 11 - 19 (Yellow Binder)Add to your cart.
Lesson 11: Drawing in the Panel; Lesson 12: Form; Lesson 13: Perspective; Lesson 14: Light and Shade; Lesson 15: Props and Backgrounds; Lesson 16: Animals; Lesson 17: Kids; Lesson 18: Lettering; Lesson 19: Rube Goldberg
Item 3: Famous Artists Cartoon Course, Lessons 20 - 24 (Green Binder)Add to your cart.
Lesson 20: Milton Caniff; Lesson 21: Al Capp; Lesson 22: Harry Haenigsen; Lesson 23: Willard Mullin; Lesson 24: Gurney Williams; Index for all lessons; Letter from instructor Bernard Thompson regarding final assignments, progress throughout program, and completion of program: June 6, 1962
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Art Instruction Schools Courses in: Advertising Art, Illustrating, Painting, and Cartooning, 1964Add to your cart.
Intro; Pencil Drawing; Colored Pencil; Ink Drawing; Transparent Wash; Opaque Wash; Basic Color; Charcoal; Form; Figure Drawing
Item 2: Art Instruction Schools Courses in: Advertising Art, Illustrating, Painting, and Cartooning, 1964Add to your cart.
Drawing from Nature; Drawing Objects; Perspective; Animal Drawing; Drapery and Clothing
Item 3: Art Instruction SchoolsAdd to your cart.
Anatomy of Cartooning: 1969; Creating Your Cartoon: 1970; Cartoon Techniques: 1971; Developing Your Cartoon: 1970; Specialized Cartooning: 1970; Cartoons in Advertising: 1970