• Collection ID PH composite McCutcheon collection
  • Creator Names McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949, artist. art
  • Title John T. McCutcheon cartoon collection [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1900-1946]
  • Physical description ca. 957 drawings : ink drawing ; 23 x 14 in. or smaller.
  • Collection arrangement Organized by size and topic in 4 flat-file drawers.
  • Access and usage restrictions Accession 1985.0543 is unprocessed. Contact research@chicagohistory.org for access to unprocessed portions. Staff will typically respond to your inquiry within two weeks. However, due to the high volume of inquiries and depending upon the nature of your request additional time may be required to respond. Please note that not all material will be available for researcher access due to condition, location, staff availability, confidentiality and/or other factors. Scheduling an appointment to view available material may require several additional weeks.
  • Collection summary Original drawings in pen and ink for use as illustrations in 1900 for the newspaper columns named, "Stories of the Streets" and "Stories of the Streets and Town," and original drawings for cartoons, ca. 1903-1946, which were published in the Chicago Tribune. Topics include the War of 1898 (Spanish-American War), the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), World War I and World War II; Chicago, national, and international politics; labor and capital; family, morals, race, religion, humor, and sports.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit artist.
  • Finding Aids Note Topic list available online.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the John T. McCutcheon negatives collection (1985.0385); the John T. McCutcheon nitrate negatives on European trip (1988.0325); the John T. McCutcheon photograph collection (1986.0448); the John T. McCutcheon manuscripts collection; the collection of Grover Cleveland cartoons; and publications by and about him cataloged separately. There also is a John T. McCutcheon manuscript collection at the Newberry Library (Chicago, Ill.).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John T. McCutcheon; John T. McCutcheon, Jr.; Mrs. Frank Hubbard; Franklin J. Meine; Carter Harrison; and George Barr McCutcheon, II. "Election Day in the Garden City" 1931, was donated by Gerald Walsh. Accession 1989.0555 containing 7 original cartoons, 1933-1942, was a the gift of Margaret Spickermann. Accession 1998.49.1-.6 containing 6 original cartoons circa 1900 was a gift of Mrs. Jill Durkee.
  • Names
    • McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 Caricatures and cartoons.
    • Chicago Tribune (Firm) Employees.
  • Subjects
    • Businessmen. lctgm
    • Ethics lctgm
    • Labor leaders lctgm
    • Racism lctgm
    • Religion lctgm
    • Sports lctgm
    • World War, 1914-1918 Pictorial works.
    • World War, 1939-1945 Pictorial works.
    • Spanish-American War, 1898 Pictorial works.
    • People Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Cartoonists Illinois Chicago.
    • Foreign correspondents.
    • Reporters and reporting United States.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs 20th century.
    • United States Politics and government 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Caricatures and cartoons.
    • Cartoons. gmgpc
    • Periodical illustrations. gmgpc
    • Ink drawings. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/PHC/McCutcheoncartoons.htm