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Charles Craver Personal Papers


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Magazine Illustrations

Original Artwork

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Charles Craver Personal Papers, circa 1940-1948 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Mary Oberlies

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Craver Personal Papers, circa 1940-1948Add to your cart.

ID: MGHL/mghl00008

Primary Creator: Charles Craver

Extent: 1.0 Boxes


Items are arranged by material type, then size.

This collection is divided into 2 series as follows:

Series 1: Magazine Illustrations (arranged by size)

Series 2: Original Artwork (arranged by size)

Subjects: Craver, Charles, Magazine illustration--20th century, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains the original artwork and tear sheets of illustrator Charles Craver.

Collection Historical Note

Charles Henry Craver was born in Eldon, Missouri and attended the School of Fine Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1933. After an early career as a freelance illustrator, he was employed for over 50 years as a staff artist for the Missouri Department of Health in Jefferson City.

Subject/Index Terms

Craver, Charles
Magazine illustration--20th century
Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

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: This collection was donated to the Washington University Archives by Charles Craver in the 1990s. It was transferred to the Modern Graphic History Library in 2008.

Related Materials: The Charles Craver Collection: From the 1930s through the 1950s, Craver amassed a substantial group of clipped story and advertising illustrations from numerous periodicals by a wide range of the most prominent American illustrators. For more information please see http://archon2.wulib.wustl.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=308&q=charles+craver+collection.

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

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Meredith Nelson in August 2008.

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

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Magazine Illustrations],
[Series 2: Original Artwork],

Series 1: Magazine IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
arranged by size
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Missouri Ruralist, black and white, May 25, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Southern Agriculturist, black and white, March 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Southern Agriculturist, black and white, May 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Kansas Farmer, black and white, April 5, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Front Rank, black and white, September 15, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Military Miniature Collector, black and white, undatedAdd to your cart.

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