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At a Glance
The collection is divided into two categories: her cartoons, and her children's books. The cartoon collection contains original art, process sketches, sketchbooks, etc. The children's book collection contains her manuscripts, sketches, production materials, and more. The collection also includes her portfolio from Jerusalem's Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, ca. 1970s.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Conditions Governing Access
Material is unprocessed and closed until basic rehousing is completed. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nurit Karlin Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Nurit Karlin (1938-2019) was a cartoonist, illustrator, and writer. She was the first woman cartoonist at The New Yorker since Mary Petty (ret. 1966), and contributed cartoons there for fourteen years, as well as to periodicals such as The New York Times, Gourmet, The Atlantic, and others.