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Mort Gerberg collection, 9999

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1775
Bib ID 11542165 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gerberg, Mort
Title Mort Gerberg collection, 9999
Physical Description 9 linear feet (5 record carton 3 flat 2 loose item)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Description

Summary

His archives contain tens of thousands of original sketches (indexed), original comic strip art, daily records, idea notebooks, early childhood artwork, and much more.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mort Gerberg Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015.2016.M041: Source of acquisition--Mort Gerberg. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--8//2015.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Papers [processed, etc.] [initials here] mm/dd/yyyy.

Papers appraised appraiser [date].

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Cartoons (humorous images) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political cartoons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Caricatures and cartoons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cartoonists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gerberg, Mort Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Mort Gerberg is a prolific cartoonist and native New Yorker. He has published extensively in The New Yorker, Playboy, and Publishers Weekly, as well as drawing syndicated comic strips. He has written and illustrated books, done advertising illustration, drawn for network news shows, and more.