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Nurit Karlin Papers, 1950s-2010s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1983
Bib ID 14878741 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Karlin, Nurit
Title Nurit Karlin Papers, 1950s-2010s
Physical Description 20 Linear Feet (7 records storage cartons (Boxes 1-7), 1 tall ms box (Box 8), one flat OS box (Box 9), two very large boxes on pallet (boxes 10-11). )
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 and closed until basic rehousing is completed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Arrangement

Description

Content Description

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

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 and closed until basic rehousing is completed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nurit Karlin Papers; 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

Gift of Ada Wardi, 2019.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript 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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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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Children's books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Comic books, strips, etc -- Publishing -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women cartoonists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.


Series I: Illustrations, etc.



Box 1 Folder Unknown Pages of caricatures published in the magzines: Restaurant Bus / Changing Times /Time / Business Week / The Atlantic


Box 1 Folder Unknown Copies of caricatures published in the New York Times 1994 -1990


Box 1 Folder Unknown Copies of caricatures published in Gurmet



Box 2 Folder Unknown Three mockups of small books (unpublished):


Box 2 Folder Unknown Caterpillar (draft)


Box 2 Folder Unknown The Natural History of The Giraffe


Box 2 Folder Unknown The Gnu (draft)


Box 2 Folder Unknown A folder of correspondence - Tapori


Box 2 Folder Unknown White folder of copied caricatures


Box 2 Folder Unknown White envelope with 3 folders containes early graphic works. probably after graduate "Bezalel" 3 photos of Nurit, from that era.


Box 2 Folder Unknown No Coment originals


Box 2 Folder Unknown Science - originals


Box 2 Folder Unknown Mixc. (mixed)


Box 2 Folder Unknown Copies of published caricatures

(Blue Folder)


Box 2 Folder Unknown Caricatures published in the magzines: Tearsheets, Diabetis, Atlantic. Time, NewsWeek


Box 2 Folder Unknown Four originals of caricatures for the New Yorker

(Yellow envelope - liza)


Box 2 Folder Unknown Illustrations to a hebrew textbook on the bible (unpublished)



Box 3 Folder Unknown 4 folders with caricatures: Chicago, Channnels, Fantasy& sf


Box 3 Folder Unknown A box includes originals illustrations to the NYT Finance


Box 3 Folder Unknown 2 sketch books


Box 3 Folder Unknown Brown folder - ideas doodles



Box 4 Folder Unknown Gournet - original caricatures


Box 4 Folder Unknown The Wall Street Journal - original caricatures


Box 4 Folder Unknown NYT Living (Jerelle) - original caricatures



Box 5 Folder Unknown Fat Cat Sketches


Box 5 Folder Unknown The witch Sketches


Box 5 Folder Unknown NYT Letters OP-ED etc. - original caricatures


Box 5 Folder Unknown NYT Letters - original caricatures


Box 5 Folder Unknown NYT OP-ED - original caricatures


Box 5 Folder Unknown Original caricatures: Hermes / Harvard Mag.; Changing Times; Business week; ATLANTIC



Box 6 Folder Unknown Christmas cards


Box 6 Folder Unknown Portfolio (old)


Box 6 Folder Unknown New Yorker - originals caricatures


Box 6 Folder Unknown The Blue Frog, A Train for the King originals for the books


Box 6 Folder Unknown The Dream Factory - sketches



Box 7 Folder Unknown Merkin (music) - original caricature


Box 7 Folder Unknown New Yorker - original caricature


Box 7 Folder Unknown Tooth Witch - sketches


Box 7 Folder Unknown A Train for the King - layout and finals


Box 7 Folder Unknown sketch book



Box 8 Folder Unknown NYT letters to the editor - original caricature


Box 8 Folder Unknown White envelope Nurit wrote on: espically successful illustrations


Box 8 Folder Unknown Greeting cards


Box 8 Folder Unknown Little Big Mouse - sketches and a small version of the book


Box 8 Folder Unknown April Rabbit Day- original illustration



Box 9 Folder Unknown NYT week in review - original caricature


Box 9 Folder Unknown NYT - science, letters


Box 9 Folder Unknown Diabetes / mitch - original caricature


Box 9 Folder Unknown Fat Cat - sketches


Box 9 Folder Unknown Time - original caricature



Box 10 Folder Unknown Washington Post - original caricature


Box 10 Folder Unknown NYT Business - original caricature


Box 10 Folder Unknown NYT -MISCO regional, Education, Science, Travel etc. - original caricature


Box 10 Folder Unknown Washington Post (maybe I mixed here with NYT) - original caricature



Box 11 Folder Unknown Little Big Mouse - final drawing


Box 11 Folder Unknown Fruit of the Loom - final illustrations


Box 11 Folder Unknown Copies of the New Yorker poster



Box 12 Folder Unknown Works as a student in Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem (1961 - 1958)



Box 13 Folder Unknown NYT Letters to editor - original caricature


Box 13 Folder Unknown Cards, stationery etc. typefaces


Box 13 Folder Unknown I See You Saw - original

Audio Visual:



Box 1 Folder Unknown 8 dvd with animation and others 1 cd of the mouse