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Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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Framed Illustrations

Loose Original Works of Art

Magazine Tearsheets

Periodicals

Books

Correspondence

Photographs

Personal Scrapbook



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Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026), 1910-1940 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Washington University Special Collections Staff

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Collection Overview

Title: Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026), 1910-1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: MGHL/mghl00026

Primary Creator: Raleigh, Henry (1880-1945)

Extent: 162.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by material type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Framed illustrations

- Sub Series 1: Framed original illustrations

- Sub Series 2: Framed reproductions of published illustrations

- Sub Series 3: Framed engravings and lithographs

- Sub Series 4: Framed war posters

- Sub Series 5: Framed concept sketches

Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art

- Sub Series 1: Concept sketches

- Sub Series 2: Etchings and lithographs

Series 3: Magazine Tear Sheets

Series 4: Periodicals

Series 5: Books

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Photographs

Series 8: Scrapbook

Date Acquired: 04/06/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals., Advertising--Fashion, Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976--Characters, Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940--Characters, Illustration of books, Magazine Illustration, Magazine illustration--20th century, War, Zines.

Forms of Material: Clothing and dress -- Periodicals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes original artwork and published materials in various formats by Henry Raleigh, mainly dating between 1910 and 1940.

Collection Historical Note

Henry Raleigh was an American Illustrator, active between 1910-1940. Known as the Gatsby Era Story Illustrator (Chris Raleigh), Henry created illustrations for many well-known authors for books and magazines, including F. Scott Fitzgerald and H.G. Wells. Raleigh started off as a newspaper artist, but later became widely respected and sought after for his unique and distinct style of illustration. He also created several posters for WWI. By his 25th year as an illustrator, he had completed over 20,000 illustrations, and did very well for himself during the Depression.

Biographical Note

Henry Raleigh was an American Illustrator active between 1910-1940. Working during the Golden Age of American Story Illustrator, he was known as the "Gatsby Era Story Illustrator", producing over 20,000 illustrations.

Subject/Index Terms

Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals.
Advertising--Fashion
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976--Characters
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940--Characters
Illustration of books
Magazine Illustration
Magazine illustration--20th century
War
Zines.

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 purchased by the Modern Graphic History Library from Chris Raleigh in April 2015. In addition to purchasing the collection, select items were also donated.

Related Materials: The Walt Reed Illustration Archive: contains original artwork, periodicals and tear sheets of Henry Raleigh's illustrations. For more information please see http://archon.wulib.wustl.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=776&q=.

Preferred Citation: Henry Raleigh Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Alexis Peregoy in October 2015.

Finding Aid Revision History: The finding aid was entered into Archon by Alexis Peregoy in November 2015.


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Series 4: PeriodicalsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Boston Sunday Post, 1915 September 26Add to your cart.
Cover illustration
Item 2: Collier's, 1910 January 15Add to your cart.
Section One, cover illustration
Item 3: Collier's, 1910 January 15Add to your cart.
Section Two, cover illustration
Item 4: Collier's, 1914 July 11Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Bealby", story written by H.G. Wells, Chapter IV, p. 11
Item 5: Collier's, 1914 July 25Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Bealby", story written by H.G. Wells, Chapter VI, p. 15
Item 6: Collier's, 1914 September 5Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Bealby", story written by H.G. Wells, Chapter XII, p. 12-13
Item 7: Collier's, 1919 January 25Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Pope's Mule", story by Frank Condon, p. 6-7
Item 8: Collier's, 1919 March 15Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Peg Post", story by John Russell, p. 6-7
Item 9: Collier's, 1919 August 9Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Day Has Not Come", story by Oscar Graeve, p. 7
Item 10: Delineator, 1928 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "The Ivory Figurine", story by Frank Swinnerton, p. 11
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: American Artist Magazine, 1953 SeptemberAdd to your cart.

8 page biographical article about Raleigh titled "A Great Name in American Illustration"; p. 46-51

2 copies

Item 2: Cosmopolitan, 1929 MayAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "He had a Brother" by Sinclair Lewis p. 34-39; "The Gambler's Road" by Phillips Oppenheim p. 101-106; p. 103-104 missing
Item 3: Cosmopolitan, 1932 JulyAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "A Present for Miss Graykin" by Arthur Somers Roche p. 80-83
Item 4: Cosmopolitan, 1933 JuneAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "Enchanted Ground" by Temple Bailey; p. 62-65 story illustrations
Item 5: Good Housekeeping, 1928 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "$15 and a Little Change" by Margaret E. Sangster
Item 6: Good Housekeeping, 1935 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "The Kissing Stenographer" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott, p. 30-33
Item 7: McClure's Magazine, 1904 MayAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "North of Fifty-Three" by Rex E. Beach p. 88-95
Item 8: Redbook, 1932 MayAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "Wings of Hope" by Hilda Mauck p. 54-55
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Everybody's Magazine, 1918 July-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Bound periodicals; several Raleigh illustrations flagged
Item 2: McClure's Magazine, 1904-1905Add to your cart.
Bound periodicals from November 1904 through April 1905.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ladies' Home Journal, 1925 MarchAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "Cornelia's Mountain" by Booth Tarkington p. 6-7
Item 2: Ladies' Home Journal, 1928 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "Fiona and the Unknown Santa Claus" by Stephen Vincent Benet p. 20-21
Item 3: Ladies' Home Journal, 1932 NovemberAdd to your cart.
<p class="p1"> Illustrations for "The Film Face" by Vicki Baum p. 5
Item 4: Ladies' Home Journal, 1933 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "Thirty Day Princess" by Clarence Budington Kelland p.18-19; Also advertisement for Libby's Tomato Juice p. 109
Item 5: Ladies' Home Journal, 1934 AprilAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "Hit and Run" by Alice Duer Miller p. 22-23
Item 6: McCall's, 1929 JuneAdd to your cart.
Illustrations for "Hide in the Dark" by Frances Noyes Hart p. 20-21; Advertisement for Kotex p. 79
Item 7: McCall's, 1933 MayAdd to your cart.
Illustration for "But Thank You" by Frances Woodward Prentice p. 10-11
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Saturday Evening Post, 1908 January 18Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Anomalous Hughes" by Samuel G. Blythe p. 3
Item 2: The Saturday Evening Post, 1911 June 3Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The City Beautiful" by George Randolph Chester p. 3-5
Item 3: The Saturday Evening Post, 1912 January 27Add to your cart.
Illustration for "A Wall Street Wife" p 9-11; 17
Item 4: The Saturday Evening Post, 1914 June 6Add to your cart.
Item 5: The Saturday Evening Post, 1915 January 30Add to your cart.
Illustration for "A Mile, a Muddy Track and Ninety Pounds", p. 5
Item 6: The Saturday Evening Post, 1927 April 9Add to your cart.
Illustrations on p. 6-7
Item 7: The Saturday Evening Post, 1932 February 20Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Actor's Blood" by Ben Hecht p. 3-5; Diagnosis by F. Scott Fitzgerald p. 18
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Saturday Evening Post, 1932 November 5Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Presenting Lily Mars" by Booth Tarkington p. 20-21
Item 2: The Saturday Evening Post, 1934 July 21Add to your cart.
<p class="p1"> p. 9-10 missing; F. Scott Fitzgerald story continues to p. 11
Item 3: The Saturday Evening Post, 1934 November 3Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Her Last Case" by F. Scott Fitzgerald p. 10-11
Item 4: The Saturday Evening Post, 1936 September 5Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Everybody was Very Nice" by Stephen Vincent Benet p. 8-9
Item 5: The Saturday Evening Post, 1936 September 12Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Broadway Angler" by John Taintor Foote p. 10-11
Item 6: The Saturday Evening Post, 1936 November 14Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Poirot Loses a Client" by Agatha Christie p. 24-25
Item 7: The Saturday Evening Post, 1938 January 8Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Winning of Zuralene Kelly" by George Sessions Perry p. 10-11
Item 8: The Saturday Evening Post, 1938 March 26Add to your cart.

Illustrations for "The Gay Banditti" by I.A.R. Wylie p. 26

2 copies.

Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Saturday Evening Post, 1938 April 9Add to your cart.

Illustration for "You Don't Really Live till You're Here" by Stephen Vincent Benet p. 8-9

2 copies.

Item 2: The Saturday Evening Post, 1938 May 7Add to your cart.
Illustration for "Dance 'Er to the Ground" by George Sessions Perry p. 10-11
Item 3: The Saturday Evening Post, 1938 December 3Add to your cart.

Illustration for "Easy to Kill" by Agatha Christie p. 20-21

2 copies.

Item 4: The Saturday Evening Post, 1940 July 13Add to your cart.
Item 5: The Saturday Evening Post, 1940 November 23Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Man of the Family" by Booth Tarkington p. 24-25
Item 6: The Saturday Evening Post, 1940 November 30Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Man of the Family" by Booth Tarkington p. 30, 33
Item 7: The Saturday Evening Post, 1940 December 7Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Man of the Family by Booth Tarkington p. 32, 35
Item 8: The Saturday Evening Post, 1940 December 21Add to your cart.
Illustration for "The Man of the Family" by Booth Tarkington p. 30
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Illustration Magazine, 2014 JanuaryAdd to your cart.

Volume 11, issue 43 featuring Henry Raleigh

3 copies.


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