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Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

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.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Framed Illustrations],
[Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art],
[Series 3: Magazine Tearsheets],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Books],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Photographs],
[Series 8: Personal Scrapbook],
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Series 7: PhotographsAdd to your cart.

There are framed photographs as well as digital images

Staff: Please reference processing inventory for exact location of framed items

Item 283: Henry in his studioAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed photograph and digital image available
Item 284: Henry Raleigh in his NYC studioAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 285: Raleigh in France, 1928Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 286: Raleigh in his 20s, working for the World newspaper in NYCAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 287: Raleigh in his 20s, working for the World newspaper in NYCAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed photograph and digital image available
Item 288: Henry with his first two children, Sheila and JohnAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 289: Henry in his 30sAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 290: Henry in his 40sAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 291: Raleigh's wife Dorothy with their children, Sheila and JohnAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 292: Henry in his 30sAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 293: Henry at 2 years oldAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 294: Wife Holly photographed by Henry RaleighAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 295: Henry Raleigh with his second wife Holly and childrenAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Framed Illustrations],
[Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art],
[Series 3: Magazine Tearsheets],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Books],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Photographs],
[Series 8: Personal Scrapbook],
[All]


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