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Jack Unruh Collection, 1980-2011

By Special Collections Staff and Jolie Braun

Collection Overview

Title: Jack Unruh Collection, 1980-2011

ID: MGHL/mghl00001

Creator: Jack Unruh.

Extent: 0.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

The collection is divided into three series and ten subseries as follows:

Series 1: Original Artwork

Subseries 1: Artwork on Paper

Subseries 2: Oversized Artwork

Subseries 3: Accrual

Subseries 3a: Oversized Artwork

Series 2: Artwork Reproductions

Subseries 1: Smaller Reproductions

Subseries 2: Larger Reproductions

Subseries 3: Medium-Sized Reproductions

Subseries 4: Oversized Reproductions

Subseries 5: Accrual

Series 3: Reference Images (Images used as models in the form of computer printouts of photographs taken by the artist, as well as others found on the World Wide Web. Some reference images are kept with their corresponding drawings to maintain original order.)

Subseries 1: Accrual

The contents of each box are arranged by size as follows:

Box 1-14, Series 1: Original Artwork on Paper (Grouped drawings for projects; Individual drawings)

Box 15, Series 2: Artwork Reproductions (Magazine tear sheets; Commissioned by corporations; Commissioned by organizations; Commissioned by individuals; Publicity materials; Catalogs) ; Series 3: Reference Images

Box 16-18, Series 2: Artwork Reproductions (Magazine tear sheets; Commissioned by corporations; Publicity materials; Catalogs; Photocopies of Artwork)

Box 19, Series 2: Artwork Reproductions (Commissioned by corporations; Advertising materials; Postcards)

Box 20, Series 3: Reference Images (Photographs; Photocopies; Correspondence)

Box 21, Series 1: Original Artwork on Paper (Grouped drawings for projects)

Box 22, Series 1: Original Artwork on Paper (Grouped drawings for projects; Individual drawings); Series 2: Artwork Reproductions (Magazine tear sheets; Commissioned by corporations; Publicity material; Printed reproductions)

Box 23-37 Series 1: Original Artwork on Paper (Ink and color portraits; Grouped drawings for projects; Individual drawings)

Box 38 Series 2: Artwork Reproductions (Prints; Commissioned by corporations)

Box 39 Series 3: Reference Images (Computer print outs; Photocopies of artwork)

Date Acquired: 00/00/2008

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes material relating to Jack Unruh's creation of original artwork, and artwork reproduced from magazines, publications, and other materials.

Administrative Information

Accruals: An accrual was made in 2011 and has been interfiled as boxes 23-39.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions to access.

Use Restrictions:

Some restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collection must read and abide by the Rules for the use of Modern Graphic History Library materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent to publish Modern Graphic History Library materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: The collection was donated to the Modern Graphic History Library by Jack Unruh in 2008.

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Skye Lacerte, January 2009.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Jolie Braun, July 2012.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Original ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Arranged alphabetically by subject
Sub-Series 1: Artwork on PaperAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1-33: A - CampersAdd to your cart.

Includes "The Blessed and the Damned;" "Camel: A Visual Joke."

251 items

Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1-14: Camping - DancingAdd to your cart.
Includes "Cousteau's Legacy."
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1-17: Danny - FatAdd to your cart.
96 items
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1-14: Fashionable - FlyingAdd to your cart.
Includes "Fast Action Bassin'."
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1-15: Football - HippiesAdd to your cart.
Includes "The Great White Wizard"
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1-16: Holding - LittleAdd to your cart.
93 items
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1-12: Lizard - ManAdd to your cart.

Includes "Love and Canoes;" "Mamaroneck -- The Big Break."

54 items

Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1-20: Man breathing - Man with snakeAdd to your cart.
94 items
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1-17: Man - MooseAdd to your cart.

Includes "Master's Survey;" "Meet the Brain Trust."

80 items

Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1-13: Neighbor's - PhobiasAdd to your cart.

Includes "Pew Passing."

100 items

Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1-19: Picasso - SexAdd to your cart.
95 items
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1-24: Shark - ThreeAdd to your cart.

Includes "Shooting Lessons;" "Sorry Bryan;" "Taste of Death."

116 items

Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1-24: Tied - YowlingAdd to your cart.

Includes "Use Water Like Life Depends on It;" "What's Left of the Mob."

139 items

Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1-17: Individual DrawingsAdd to your cart.
340 items
Sub-Series 2: Oversized ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Some folders include photocopies, correspondence and reference images related to the drawings.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1-14: Deer - 2 DrawingsAdd to your cart.
131 items
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1-8: Bidding - WillAdd to your cart.
51 items
Folder 18: "Creative Passions"Add to your cart.
20 items
Sub-Series 3: AccrualAdd to your cart.
Some folders include photocopies, correspondence and reference images related to the drawings.
Box 23-33Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ink and Color PortraitsAdd to your cart.
63 items
Box 35Add to your cart.
Folder 1-9: 826 - ManAdd to your cart.
98 items
Box 36Add to your cart.
Folder 1-7: Man and - TractorAdd to your cart.

Includes "Stories Lead the Way."

88 items

Folder 8-9: Individual DrawingsAdd to your cart.
26 items
Sub-Series 3a: Oversized ArtworkAdd to your cart.
Box 34Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ink and Color PortraitsAdd to your cart.
4 items
Box 37Add to your cart.
Folder 1-3: 826 - TransylvaniaAdd to your cart.

Includes "Free John Hinckley"

70 items

Folder 4: Individual DrawingsAdd to your cart.
19 items
Series 2: Artwork ReproductionsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Sub-Series 1: Smaller ReproductionsAdd to your cart.
Some folders include photocopies, correspondence and reference images related to the drawings.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1-7: Magazine Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by magazine title

67 items

Folder 8: Newspaper NortheastAdd to your cart.
1 item
Folder 9-11: Artwork Commissioned by CorporationsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by corporation name

12 items

Folder 12-13: Artwork Commissioned by OrganizationsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by organization name

5 items

Folder 14: Artwork Commissioned by IndividualsAdd to your cart.
1 item
Folder 15: Publicity MaterialsAdd to your cart.
10 items
Folder 16: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
1 item
Sub-Series 2: Larger ReproductionsAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1-4: Magazine Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by magazine title

23 items

Folder 5: Artwork Commissioned by CorporationsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by corporation name

6 items

Folder 6: Publicity MaterialsAdd to your cart.
2 items
Folder 7: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
1 item
Folder 8: Photocopies of DrawingsAdd to your cart.
38 items
Sub-Series 3: Medium-Sized ReproductionsAdd to your cart.
Box 17-18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Magazine Tear Sheets and Artwork Commissioned by CorporationsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by title/name

22 items

Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 1-3: Triton Oil Annual ReportsAdd to your cart.

Arranged chronologically

3 items

Folder 4: Advertising MaterialsAdd to your cart.
5 items
Folder 5: PostcardsAdd to your cart.
14 items
Sub-Series 4: Oversized ReproductionsAdd to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Magazine Tear Sheets - Los Angeles TimesAdd to your cart.
6 items
Folder 10-11: Artwork Commissioned by CorporationsAdd to your cart.

Arranged alphabetically by corporation name

7 items

Folder 12-13: Publicity MaterialsAdd to your cart.
5 items
Folder 14-17: Printed ReproductionsAdd to your cart.
27 items
Sub-Series 5: AccrualAdd to your cart.
Box 38Add to your cart.
Folder 1: PostersAdd to your cart.
12 items
Folder 2: The Hartford Financial Services Group Annual ReportAdd to your cart.
2 items
Folder 3-4: Triton Oil Annual ReportsAdd to your cart.

Arranged chronologically

2 items

Series 3: Research MaterialAdd to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Reference ImagesAdd to your cart.
3 items
Box 20Add to your cart.
Folder 1: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
22 items
Folder 2: PhotocopiesAdd to your cart.
7 items
Folder 3: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
3 items
Sub-Series 1: AccrualAdd to your cart.
Box 39Add to your cart.
Folder 1-2: Computer Print OutsAdd to your cart.
25 items
Folder 3: Photocopies of ArtworkAdd to your cart.
10 items