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Al Jaffee Papers, 1945-2018

Series I: MAD magazine, 1964-2018

Materials documenting every stage of the creative process are present in Series I for most of the Fold-Ins Jaffee created for MAD magazine between 2004 and 2018. Some cartoons used for Jaffee's MAD feature "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions" and other, smaller MAD projects are also included.

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Subseries I.1: Fold-Ins, circa 1970s-2018



Box 26 Foreign language versions of Al Jaffee MAD Fold-Ins, circa 1970s-1990s



Box 19 Fold-In proofs, 1997-2010


Box 19 Mixed tracings for Fold-Ins, circa 2000s



Box 20 Tracing of a large person in a small chair, for a Fold-In, circa 2000s


Box 20 Tracings of scientists, for a Fold-In, circa 2000s



Box 22 MAD Fold-In tear sheets, circa 2000s-2010s



Box 26 List of Fold-In questions and answers MAD issues 1-436, 2003



Box 18 The student's body Fold-In, 2004


Box 18 Pocket rockets Fold-In, 2004


Box 18 Fan giveaways/spectator beatings Fold-In, 2004


Box 18 Barry Bonds/steroids Fold-In, 2004


Box 18 Wet t-shirt contests Fold-In, 2004



Box 19 O. J. Simpson Fold-In, 2004


Box 19 Ken Jennings Fold-In, 2004


Box 19 The Apprentice Fold-In, 2004


Box 19 Democratic primary Fold-In, 2004


Box 19 The Reagan funeral Fold-In, 2004


Box 19 Lindsay Lohan Fold-In, 2004



Box 30 William Hung Fold-In, 2004



Box 26 Reference images: Obama, politics, American military, 2004-2012



Box 4 Public surveillance cameras Fold-In, 2005



Box 18 Summer school Fold-In (#455), 2005


Box 18 Hurricane Katrina/Bush's approval rating Fold-In, 2005


Box 18 Gas prices Fold-In, 2005


Box 18 Intelligent design Fold-In, 2005


Box 18 Suicide bombers Fold-In, 2005



Box 19 Stealing iPods Fold-In, 2005


Box 19 Ashlee Simpson Fold-In, 2005


Box 19 XM vs. Sirius satellite radio Fold-In, 2005



Box 30 Poker Fold-In, 2005


Box 30 R. Kelly Fold-In, 2005



Box 4 Appallingly skinny actresses Fold-In, 2006



Box 13 Energy drinks Fold-In, 2006



Box 18 Government bugs Fold-In, 2006


Box 18 Bush's Cabinet Fold-In, 2006



Box 19 Heelys Fold-In, 2006


Box 19 Hillary Clinton Fold-In, 2006


Box 19 Losers on prom night Fold-In, 2006


Box 19 Osama bin Laden Fold-In, 2006



Box 30 Parents snooping on MySpace Fold-In, 2006


Box 30 Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey divorce Fold-In, 2006


Box 30 Exploding Dell laptops Fold-In, 2006



Box 4 Mark Foley/Al Jaffee Fold-In, 2006-2007



Box 15 The Sopranos finale Fold-In, 2007


Box 15 Twelve Step Programs Fold-In, 2007


Box 15 High School Musical Fold-In, 2007



Box 18 The family pet Fold-In, 2007



Box 19 Rachael Ray Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 Michael Vick Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 George W. Bush Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 Rocky Balboa Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 Sanjaya's solo album Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 World of Warcraft Fold-In, 2007


Box 19 Sudoku Fold-In, 2007



Box 4 Summer school Fold-In (#491), 2008


Box 4 TMZ Fold-In, 2008



Box 15 WALL-E Fold-in, 2008


Box 15 Global warming Fold-in, 2008


Box 15 Celebrity baby bumps Fold-In, 2008


Box 15 Maternity ward Fold-In, 2008


Box 15 John McCain Fold-In, 2008



Box 19 Jamie Lynn Spears Fold-In, 2008


Box 19 Dr. Phil Fold-In, 2008


Box 19 Major monkey humiliations Fold-In, 2008


Box 19 Amy Winehouse Fold-In, 2008


Box 19 Guitar Hero Fold-In, 2008



Box 4 500 issues of MAD Fold-In, 2009



Box 15 Jim Cramer stocks Fold-In, 2009


Box 15 Denny's Grand Slam breakfast Fold-In, 2009


Box 15 Snappy Answers snowboarding conversation Fold-In, 2009


Box 15 Conan O'Brien vs. Jay Leno Fold-In, 2009



Box 14 Tiger Woods Fold-In, 2010


Box 14 Kim Kardashian Fold-In, 2010



Box 15 Jersey Shore Fold-In, 2010


Box 15 Pop Idols Fold-In, 2010



Box 19 Al Jaffee's greatest fear Fold-In, 2010


Box 19 Watching MAD TV Fold-In, 2010



Box 20 Royal Flush Fold-In poster, 2010



Box 26 Fold-In ideas from MAD magazine, 2010



Box 30 Luggage Fees Fold-In, 2010



Box 23 The MAD Fold-In Collection boxed set production, 2010-2011



Box 30 The MAD Fold-In Collection cover proof, circa 2010



Box 2 Obamacare Fold-In, not used, circa 2010s


Box 2 Fold-In accessories: small sketches, lists, etc., circa 2010s



Box 14 Angry Birds Fold-In, 2011



Box 15 The Flip-Flop Fold-In, 2011


Box 15 Miami Heat Fold-In, 2011


Box 15 Xbox Fold-In, 2011



Box 30 Spider-Man on Broadway Fold-In, 2011


Box 30 Gay unions Fold-In, 2011


Box 30 Derek Jeter Fold-In, 2011



Box 14 Tan Mom Fold-In, 2012


Box 14 College debt Fold-In, 2012


Box 14 Privacy on the Internet Fold-In, 2012



Box 15 Snooki's pregnancy Fold-In, 2012



Box 30 Popular Science Fold-In, 2012



Box 6 Mitt Romney's tax returns Fold-In, 2012 December



Box 5 March Madness Fold-In, 2013



Box 14 Snooping Fold-In, 2013


Box 14 Uncle Sam on Kickstarter Fold-In, 2013



Box 2 Retracted Fold-In: The Next Mass Shooting, 2013



Box 21 The Last Fold-In, 2013


Box 21 Fold-In proofs, 2013-2017



Box 8 E-Cigarettes Fold-In, 2014



Box 14 Bieber Fever Fold-In, 2014


Box 14 The Cold War Fold-In, 2014


Box 14 Binge-watching Fold-In, 2014


Box 14 Botched Executions Fold-In, 2014


Box 14 Chemical Warfare/Alex Rodriguez Fold-In, 2014



Box 18 Presidential campaign commercials Fold-In, 2014



Box 2 Anti-vaccination parents Fold-In, 2015



Box 5 Weird Al Yankovic Fold-In, 2015


Box 5 Jon Stewart Fold-In, 2015


Box 5 Passwords Fold-In, 2015



Box 8 Bill Cosby Fold-In, 2015



Box 2 Drones Fold-In, 2016


Box 2 Flint, Michigan Fold-In, 2016



Box 5 Female Ghostbusters Fold-In, 2016



Box 6 Football Concussions Fold-In, 2016


Box 6 Texting While Driving Fold-In, 2016


Box 6 Trumpcare Fold-In, 2016



Box 5 Chicago Cubs Fold-In, 2016



Box 6 Fake News Fold-In, 2016


Box 6 Alex Jones/Info Wars Fold-In, 2017


Box 6 Fracking Fold-In, 2017


Box 6 Fidget Spinners Fold-In, 2017



Box 4 Selfie Fold-In, 2018



Box 6 Dentists Fold-In, 2018


Box 6 Flat Earth Fold-In, 2018


Box 6 Bulletproof Vest Fold-In, 2018


Box 6 Rising Sea Levels Fold-In, 2018



Box 4 April Fool Fold-In (not used), undated


Subseries I.2: Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions, 1989-2015



Box 23 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions contract with E.C., 1989-2001



Box 20 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions proofs, 1990, circa 2000s



Box 12 MAD's All New Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions proofs and overlays, missing pp. 81, 105, 67, 65, 9, 5, 109, 35, circa 1991



Box 26 Holy Cow! Not Another MAD Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions photocopies, 1992



Box 8 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions calendar sketches, circa 2000s


Box 8 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions calendar photocopies, circa 2000s



Box 26 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book contents list, circa 2000s


Box 26 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions photocopies, circa 2000s



Box 13 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions sketches, 2011


Box 13 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions sketches and tracings, 2011



Box 27 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions copies, 2011



Box 5 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions tracings, original art, proofs, and tear sheets,, circa 2011



Box 4 Weird Al Yankovic Snappy Answers tracings, 2015



Box 6 Weird Al Yankovic Snappy Answers full-color original art, 2015



Box 29 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions copies and overlays, undated


Box 29 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions original art and overlays, undated



Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 8-17, 36-39, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 72-87, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 88-105, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 106-121, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 122-137, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 138-153, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 154-171, undated


Box 7 Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions book art, pp. 172-187, undated


Subseries I.3: Other MAD magazine work, 1964-2017



Box 23 MAD magazine contracts, 1964-2011



Box 8 Tracings for Al Jaffee's MAD Monstrosities, circa 1990



Box 23 Writer/artist MAD contracts and payments, 1990-2012



Box 22 MAD magazine, 1999, 2001-2002, 2006-2014



Box 8 Alfred E. Neuman collectible coin preliminary work, circa 2000s



Box 20 Mixed tracings, circa 2000s


Box 20 Tracings for a multipanel comic, circa 2000s



Box 21 MAD magazine layout sheets, circa 2000s



Box 22 MAD tear sheets, circa 2000s



Box 23 MAD Writers Guidelines, circa 2000s



Box 26 MAD magazine work for Tim Johnson, circa 2000s



Box 30 Life Savers Kickerz Fold-In advertisement, 2002



Box 22 MAD Kids tear sheets, 2005-2012



Box 8 MAD Kids art, 2006-2007



Box 18 Dodge Fold-In advertisements, 2006-2007



Box 31 2009 Al Jaffee Calendar proof, 2008



Box 8 2009 Al Jaffee Calendar, 2009



Box 20 "Brawl at the Wall Peace Fights" tracings, 2009



Box 21 "Brawl at the Wall Peace Fights" original art and proof, 2009



Box 6 MAD's Asshole of the Month full-color original art, circa 2010s



Box 13 MAD magazine Al Jaffee's 90th birthday thank you card, 2011



Box 14 "What if Batman were Jewish?" tracings, 2012



Box 4 "Boy Scout Merit Badges for the Digital Age" sketches, 2013



Box 26 Batman and Superman MAD magazine special edition comics, 2013 June



Box 22 MAD magazine inscribed to Al Jaffee by Weird Al Yankovic, 2015 June



Box 2 MAD sketches for Fundalini pages: National Donut Day, 2016



Box 4 "MAD Redesigns the U.S. Map" back cover art, 2016



Box 20 "Yet Another Fairy Tale Scene We'd Like to See" art for MAD back cover art, 2017



Box 4 MAD Follies #7 Nasty Card, undated



Box 20 Templates for cards and "Thank You for Writing" stationery, undated