Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library collection on Thomas Nast, bulk 1860-1880

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 11078320 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Durst, Seymour B., 1913-1995 ; Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 ; Durst, Seymour B., 1913-1995
Title Seymour B. Durst Old York Library collection on Thomas Nast, bulk 1860-1880
Physical Description 3 print boxes; 3 portfolios
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

Publication Date

ca. 1860s-1880s

The collection is made up of full sheets, removed from Harper's Weekly, which contain illustrations by Thomas Nast.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American wit and humor, Pictorial Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cartoonists -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Thomas Nast was a German-born American cartoonist; contributed to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York Illustrated News, and Harper's Weekly; traveled to Europe in 1860; lived in New York City and Morristown, N.J.; appointed consul at Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1902 where he died of yellow fever 07 Dec. 1902.