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Szauer S. Ferencz World War I cartoon collection

 Collection — Box: BW 35, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16553

Content Description

This collection contains a private collection of approximately one hundred cartoons and caricatures of World War I propaganda. Most of the cartoons are written in German, but some are in Hungarian. Many are printed in color and were probably cut from magazines, but there are privately printed carbon copies too. Included in the front few pages is a folded poster titled "Humorist. Darstellung der Wappen unserer Feinde 1914" [Humorist. Depiction of the coats of arms of our enemies, 1914] and shows a humorous interpretation of Allied nations coats-of-arm or heraldic shields. These cartoons are mounted on album card leaves. Sixty-two pages with Szauer's collection stamp on title page.

Dates

  • c. 1914-1918

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Language of Materials

German

Hungarian

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Földvári Books by the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on July 15, 2021.

Condition Description

Good

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Szauer S. Ferencz WW1 cartoon collection
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Rose Oliveira, Accessioning Archivist
Date
4 September 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States