Research Catalog

James M. Geraghty papers,

Title
James M. Geraghty papers, 1940-1983.
Author
Geraghty, James M., 1905-1983.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
Description
4 linear feet (13 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Cartoons (humorous images).
  • Christmas cards.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Geraghty, Eva (Mrs. James M.)
Biography (note)
  • James M. Geraghty (1905-1983) was the art editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1939 to 1973.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1141
Author
Geraghty, James M., 1905-1983.
Title
James M. Geraghty papers, 1940-1983.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, original art, unpublished manuscript, photographs, printed matter, and ephemera that document Geraghty's career and his friendships with New Yorker cartoonists. Bulk of the collection is his correspondence with artists and colleagues. Original art is largely Christmas cards created by New Yorker artists. Unpublished manuscript is annotated partial manuscript by Geraghty for a book about his years at the magazine. Photographs are of New Yorker artists and staff. Also, scrapbook of items concerning Geraghty's life and career, original art by Robert Day and Susanne Suba, personal documents, newsclippings, and posthumous items collected and annotated by Eva Geraghty.
Biography
James M. Geraghty (1905-1983) was the art editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1939 to 1973. During his tenure, he also edited nine of the magazine's cartoon albums.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Connect to:
Occupation
Periodical editors.
Added Author
Addams, Charles, 1912-1988.
Arno, Peter.
Barlow, Perry, 1892-1977.
Day, Chon, 1907-
Day, Robert James, 1900-1985.
De Vries, Peter.
Dunn, Alan, 1900-1974.
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968.
Geraghty, Eva.
Gerberg, Mort.
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997.
Hokinson, Helen E. (Helen Elna), 1893-1949.
Irvin, Rea, 1881-1972.
Kraus, Robert, 1925-2001
Petty, Mary.
Price, George, 1901-1995.
Richter, Mischa, 1910-2001.
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951.
Shawn, William.
Steig, William, 1907-2003.
Steinberg, Saul.
Suba, Susanne, 1913-2012.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1141
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