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Robert Weaver Collection (MGHL00003)

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Scope and Contents

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Original Art: graphite on paper

Original Art: graphite on board

Original Art: collage binders

Original Art: paintings on paper

Original Art: paintings on board

Original Art: paintings on canvas

Original Art: pastels on paper and board

Original Art: mixed media

Original Art: shadow box collages

Published Materials: tearsheets

Published Materials: other material types

Published Materials: projects

Personal Papers and works by other artists



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Robert Weaver Collection (MGHL00003), ca. 1950-1980 | MGHL Modern Graphic History Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Robert Weaver Collection (MGHL00003), ca. 1950-1980Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: MGHL/mghl00003

Primary Creator: Robert Weaver

Extent: 80.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by art medium and material type.

The collection is divided into 13 series as follows:

Series 1: Original Art: graphite on paper

Series 2: Original Art: graphite on board

Series 3: Original Art: collage binders

Series 4: Original Art: paintings on paper

Series 5: Original Art: paintings on board

Series 6: Original Art: paintings on canvas

Series 7: Original Art: pastels on paper and board

Series 8: Original Art: mixed media

Series 9: Original Art: shadow box collages

Series 10: Published Materials: tear sheets

Series 11: Published Materials: other material types

Series 12: Published Materials: projects

Series 13: Personal Papers

Date Acquired: 00/00/2004. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Magazine illustration--20th century, Weaver, Robert, 1924-

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes original artwork in various formats and published material by Robert Weaver mainly dating between the 1950s and the 1970s.

Collection Historical Note

Beginning in the 1950s, Robert Weaver epitomized a socially engaged approach to commercial illustration, drawing the human drama from the immediacy of life. By integrating formal and conceptual currents from fine art practices, he altered the practice’s methodologies thus dramatically expanding its possibilities.

Weaver was born in 1924, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied at the Carnegie Institute, the Art Student’s League in New York, and the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Venice. He began his career in New York in 1952 and over the next three decades, his work appeared in Esquire, Fortune, Life, Look, Playboy, Seventeen, Sports Illustrated, and TV Guide, among many other publications. Weaver’s emphasis on expressionistic, bravura paint-handling wed with unstable narrative content moved the goals of illustration away from depicting an expected point of heightened drama, “to violate the sense of natural relationships,” as he put it. His was an art that flaunted subjectivity, a “visual journalism” truer to life than the compositional niceties and slick brushwork of the generation preceding.

With his bold line always dominant, and a focus on the lively urban landscape, Weaver left the process visible, reflecting his commitment to manifesting on the page the changing cultural climate. He stressed the importance of drawing life, from life, guided by a precisely rendered political conscience and incorporating collage elements that literally brought the physical world into his charged psychological space. Crucially, by fragmenting the image area he introduced multiple viewpoints and jagged sequential narrative into a traditionally fixed point of view, representing a cerebral approach to an illustration world in flux.

In addition to his magazine work, Weaver illustrated numerous books and record industry advertising campaigns. He was the recipient of numerous awards from The Society of Illustrators, which elected him into their Hall of Fame in 1985, and the Art Director’s Clubs of New York and Philadelphia. His work was the subject of the posthumous retrospective, “Seeing is Not Believing: The Art of Robert Weaver” at the Norman Rockwell Museum in 1997.

Weaver was a visiting faculty member at Syracuse University and taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York for more than thirty years, co-creating their Illustration as Visual Essay program. His teaching legacy was such that a 1997 issue of Drawing SVA was devoted to his memory, giving his former students the opportunity to reflect on his profound influence as an educator.

Sources: Author Unknown. “Pioneers: Robert Weaver,” Communication Arts, May/June 2000, pp. 106-109 and Walt and Roger Reed. Entry in The Illustrator in America.

Subject/Index Terms

Magazine illustration--20th century
Weaver, Robert, 1924-

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: Accruals are interfiled within the collection.

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 University Archives by Robert Weaver's daughter Antonia Weaver Pelaez and by his brothers Daniel Weaver and Fritz Weaver in 2004 and 2007. It was later transferred to the Modern Graphic History Library.

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

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff 2005, October 2007, and 2008. Item-level inventory was added by Jolie Braun in May 2012.

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


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[Series 1: Original Art: graphite on paper],
[Series 2: Original Art: graphite on board],
[Series 3: Original Art: collage binders],
[Series 4: Original Art: paintings on paper],
[Series 5: Original Art: paintings on board],
[Series 6: Original Art: paintings on canvas],
[Series 7: Original Art: pastels on paper and board],
[Series 8: Original Art: mixed media],
[Series 9: Original Art: shadow box collages],
[Series 10: Published Materials: tearsheets],
[Series 11: Published Materials: other material types],
[Series 12: Published Materials: projects],
[Series 13: Personal Papers and works by other artists],
[All]

Series 1: Original Art: graphite on paperAdd to your cart.

Includes single and double-sided graphite sketches, the majority on sketchbook pages previous removed from spiral sketchpads by Robert Weaver. Two sets of materials organized by Robert Weaver are included in this series: one untitled sketchbook (red marbled paper cover) and one sketchbook titled "Spring Training."

Double-sided images are indicated with the notation "image on verso and recto."

Note: (Personal and Commercial works.)
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portrait of student in cap and gownAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Man with Henry George portrait and "Single Tax" bookAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Portrait of manAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: "9th Avenue in the 1930's" / "Hoboken N.J. Parade"Add to your cart.
Note: Images on verso and recto.
Item 2: Storage room with crates / rough sketchAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Four men talking / man smokingAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man with tankAdd to your cart.
Note: Images on verso and recto.
Item 2: Alley with garbage cansAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Portrait of manAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Two men on streetAdd to your cart.
Item 2: HandsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Police truckAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Police at deskAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Police with manAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American man seatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Two African American menAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Profile of two African American menAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Man holding "KKK Wallace for President" signAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Men writing at tableAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "I've Got a Secret" / Man at barAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Police searching African American manAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Man in front of barricade reading "Police Line Do Not Cross"Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Figure at tableAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Artist drawing portraitAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Arcade gameAdd to your cart.
Item 4: "Lower East Side" / African American man at microphoneAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Vendor selling crabsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: CBS StudiosAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Woman seatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Lower half of two men standing on protest sign in front of police lineAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American men in lineAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Man reading bookAdd to your cart.
Item 3: African American man seated, leaningAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Artist at drawing boardAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American man readingAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "Fulton St, Brookyln"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Man with childrenAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Child on swing, seen through fenceAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man yelling / police truckAdd to your cart.
Item 2: African American man in fighting stanceAdd to your cart.
Item 3: African American man seatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Police searching African American manAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Police station, summonses counterAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: 1920's automobileAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "Arresting officer"Add to your cart.
Item 3: One man in profile, one from behindAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Five men in suitsAdd to your cart.
Item 5: PoliceAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Item 1: "Hoaron High School" boy reading at deskAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "Remedial Reading Class" boy at deskAdd to your cart.
Item 3: "Birthplace of Babe Ruth, Balt" city streetAdd to your cart.
Item 4: African American woman holding protest signAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Police truckAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Director's chair marked "Jackie Cooper"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Children on playgroundAdd to your cart.
Item 4: "SF 66" Guard grabbing African American man by shoulderAdd to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Men watching circus elephantAdd to your cart.
Item 2: African American boy in fighting stanceAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Two workers sawing woodAdd to your cart.
Item 4: VotingAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: Construction worker on streetAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Man in workshop with toolsAdd to your cart.
Item 3: "Music teacher" African American man with music lessons on chalkboardAdd to your cart.
Item 4: African American man holding "Think!" signAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Man painting houseAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man in wheelchairAdd to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pages and original binderAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pagesAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Spring training sketchbook pages and original sketchbookAdd to your cart.
Note: Some images on verso and recto.
Drawer 17/15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Woman seatedAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Original Art: graphite on boardAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man seatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Profile of man seatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: African American man with glassesAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Children in lot with garbageAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Man seated with eyes closedAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American boy climbing fenceAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Two men in front of shipAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Men playing cardsAdd to your cart.
Item 4: African American boy seated and carAdd to your cart.
Item 5: African American man and woman watching TVAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Children in lot with garbageAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "Youth Employment Service"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Men on New York city streetAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Sketches of shoeshine cases and doll headsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American woman with children in kitchenAdd to your cart.
Item 2: African American men in prison cellAdd to your cart.
Series 3: Original Art: collage bindersAdd to your cart.

Arranged by size, then alphabetically.

Each item is stored in a separate box.

Note: (Personal work.)
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: No title given.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: ?Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Antique, Articulated Paper ToAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Daily TimesAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Females 3Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: I Venezia Act 1Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: The KiteAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: MutascopeAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Venezia 1849, A BoustrophedonAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: 4 x 3 IIAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Human Countenance a MirrorAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Le Grand TourAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Item 1: Paper View LtdAdd to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Saints and PreservedAdd to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Stay Out: This MeansAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: This Was Your LifeAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: TransAdd to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Auto De FayAdd to your cart.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Item 1: Circumstantial EvidenceAdd to your cart.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dissolving ViewsAdd to your cart.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Item 1: Fountains of UnreasonAdd to your cart.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mystery, Magic and FunAdd to your cart.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Item 1: NonsequencesAdd to your cart.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Item 1: See Variable CollagesAdd to your cart.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: TimeframesAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Original Art: paintings on paperAdd to your cart.
This series includes various types of paint material. Some have small amounts of mixed media.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Woman readingAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Street scenceAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Bull with flowersAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Window with bannerAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Hospital room sceneAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/13Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portrait of TolstoyAdd to your cart.
Drawer 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: Audience members seatedAdd to your cart.

45.75 in. x 36 in. Item framed.

Above Drawer 16.

Series 5: Original Art: paintings on boardAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Street scene with violence, multiple framesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: "No No," Headless figures in suits, seen through fenceAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Girl crying / angel statue with blood splatterAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Street scene with collapsed manAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Headless Jesus statue with three small images of housesAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Four hunters and wolfAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man in hat and overcoat, walkingAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Early twentieth-century dentist officeAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cubist abstractAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed, some pieces loose
Drawer 18/7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Men in suitsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Two images of man's face, obscuredAdd to your cart.
Drawer 18/8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Close up of faceAdd to your cart.
Note: Slightly warped.
Item 2: "Life Mask," death mask, blanketsAdd to your cart.
Note: Slightly warped.
Drawer 18/9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man on bench, stretched perspectiveAdd to your cart.
Note: This piece is on a very heavy one-inch board.
Drawer 18/10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man in suit, reading newspaperAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed.
Item 2: Vendor at baseball gameAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed.
Drawer 18/11Add to your cart.
Item 1: "Upper West Side," apartment buildingsAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Reflection of bride and groomAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Body in cathedralAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Horse, obscuredAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Girl in front of bulldozerAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Worker at construction siteAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: House fireAdd to your cart.
Item 2: People seated; photos depicting several scenes between man and womanAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Transmitter[?]Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Factory workAdd to your cart.
Item damaged
Item 2: Factory workAdd to your cart.
Item 3: AbstractAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Factory workAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: "In Excavating and Destruction"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Dive bar with billboardAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: 3 images: African American boy running, studying, ordering food at a restaurantAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Men in the streetAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Five boys, heads bowedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Portrait of nineteenth-century manAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Calendar[?] abstractAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gang fightAdd to your cart.
Item 2: African American man with gate, buildingAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Portrait of Rudi HoaglandAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three African American men walking down streetAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Children's artworkAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Pool hallAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Pool hallAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Boy on bunk bedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Boys on bunk bedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: "Elect Fitzgerald" posterAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Boy in treeAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Faceless manAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Man's eyes, close upAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Boy on playgroundAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Boy on playgroundAdd to your cart.
Series 6: Original Art: paintings on canvasAdd to your cart.
This series includes various types of paint materials. Some have small amounts of mixed media.
Drawer 17/3Add to your cart.
Item 1: AbstractAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed.
Drawer 17/14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Trapeeze artistsAdd to your cart.
Note: Item framed.
Drawer 18/7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three images: Man's face, man's body, man recliningAdd to your cart.
Drawer 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: Variety Photo Plays sign, man in hopsital bed, Dodgers pennantAdd to your cart.
Above Drawer 16
Dimensions: 24 in. x 50 in.
Item 2: Globe Hotel sign, fish, umbrella, etc.Add to your cart.
Above Drawer 16
Dimensions: 25 in. x 51 in.
Item 4: St. Valentine's Day MassacreAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Performer balancing ball on finger, umbrella silhouette in backgroundAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Picasso image, early modern man, clock, etc.Add to your cart.
Dimensions: 24 in. x 50 in.
Note: Item framed
Series 7: Original Art: pastels on paper and boardAdd to your cart.
This series includes both color and black and white pastels on board and on paper. Subjects include artwork for annual reports.
Note: (Predominantly commercial work.)
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portraits of business men for annual reportAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portraits of business men for annual reportAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portraits of business men for annual reportAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portraits of couples for annual reportAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Group and individual portraits for annual reportAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Individual portraitsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mobil Annual ReportAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mobil Annual ReportAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Portrait of manAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: 4 scenes: boy on bus, men in boardroom, man in electric chair, etc.Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mobil Annual ReportAdd to your cart.
Series 8: Original Art: mixed mediaAdd to your cart.
This series includes items with pastel, paint, graphite, and / or other art materials on board and paper.
Drawer 17/8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Priests in courtyard with Mary statueAdd to your cart.
Note: Slightly warped.
Item 2: Man with chart, face obscured by image of shipAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man in wheelchair, in apartmentAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Building collageAdd to your cart.
Note: New York Magazine cover, August 8, 1974
Item 2: Collage of womanAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Barn and tree against blue skyAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man in suit with skeleton faceAdd to your cart.
Item 2: 19th century man's face in pieces, man and woman in backgroundAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/13Add to your cart.
Item 1: Various objects floating in front of door: apple, Coke bottle, da Vinci artwork, etc.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Joseph McCarthyAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/14Add to your cart.
Item 1: "1783: The Unseen Eye is Watching You"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Silhouette of 18th century manAdd to your cart.
Item 3: AbstractAdd to your cart.
Drawer 17/15Add to your cart.
Item 14: "Hi-Ya-Ka-Wa"Add to your cart.
Item 15: Multiple images: man shouting, police officer, John Wayne, soldier, etc.Add to your cart.
Drawer 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mixed mediaAdd to your cart.
Above Drawer 10
Dimensions: 28.5 in. x 36.5 in.
Note: Item framed. Blocks pieced together.
Item 1: Mixed media on canvas and wood with hardwareAdd to your cart.
M02-R24-16
Note: Layered work with physical proportions similar to items in Series 9.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Silhouette of artist at easelAdd to your cart.
Item 2: People sitting on porchAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: AirplanesAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Harry Truman in uniform / White HouseAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Letter folded, woman, figure readingAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Cartoon image of man smilingAdd to your cart.
Item 21: Cartoon image of man smilingAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rioters / Uncle Sam / downtown of cityAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Ryan's Bar / bridgeAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Woman / person drawing window shadeAdd to your cart.
Item 4: DancersAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: People on the phone, a bag of moneyAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Black and gray abstractAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Four images of man in hospital bedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Six full-length portraits of men and womenAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Man's face, obscured by paper figuresAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Man repairing machineAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Eyes of a statue / skeleton in uniformAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Circus poster on chairAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Red and blue abstractAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Man's reflection in carAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: African American men shooting guns in front of funeral homeAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Room interior in red, figures seen through windowAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Room interior in gray, figures seen through windowAdd to your cart.
Item 4: African American man yelling, running through woodsAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Police throwing / man bent overAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Target practice / cadaverAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Man with hands folded, theaterAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Room interior, headless man, artist painting portraitAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Three anatomical men in suitsAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Two men and boy, small image of man behind barsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Winston ChurchillAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Two men in flood waterAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Newspaper image of older couple against blue skyAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Men around table / woman swimming nudeAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Color portrait of two men, faces obscuredAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Black and white portrait of two men, faces obscuredAdd to your cart.
Item 4: African American children looking at African art in museumAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Hitler, protestors, mediaAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Stalin and HitlerAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Bust of judgeAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Man with map of Europe, London in backgroundAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Collage of soldierAdd to your cart.
Series 9: Original Art: shadow box collagesAdd to your cart.
This series contains three-dimensional works of art created with a variety of mixed media. Inquire with archives staff for printed guide to this series.
Note: Personal work.
Drawer 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: Shadow box collagesAdd to your cart.
Series 10: Published Materials: tearsheetsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Boxes 1-2 consist of tearsheets of Weaver's work from various publications. Boxes 3-5 consist of whole issues.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: America: An Illustrated Diary of Its Most Exciting YearsAdd to your cart.
32 items.
Folder 2: AudienceAdd to your cart.
4 items.
Folder 3: Chemical and Engineering NewsAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 4: Christian Science MonitorAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 5: CosmopolitanAdd to your cart.
6 items.
Folder 6: DialAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 7: EsquireAdd to your cart.
7 items.
Folder 8: FortuneAdd to your cart.
11 items.
Folder 9: Good LifeAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 10: GQAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 11: GraphisAdd to your cart.
6 items.
Folder 12: Intellectual DigestAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 13: Ladies' Home JournalAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 14: LifeAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 15: LookAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 16: McCall'sAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 17: Mother JonesAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 18: My House Is Your HouseAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 19: NewsweekAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: New York MagazineAdd to your cart.
17 items.
Folder 2: New York News MagazineAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 3: New York TimesAdd to your cart.
6 items.
Folder 4: New York Times advertisementsAdd to your cart.
8 items.
Folder 5: New York Times MagazineAdd to your cart.
17 items.
Folder 6: New York Times Weekly Background Student ReportAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 7: New York: The World Journal TribuneAdd to your cart.
12 items.
Folder 8: PlayboyAdd to your cart.
5 items.
Folder 9: ShowAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Folder 10: Sports IllustratedAdd to your cart.
13 items.
Folder 11: Tennessee GasAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 12: This WeekAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 13: TIMEAdd to your cart.
4 items.
Folder 14: TRUEAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 15: TV GuideAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 16: Unidentified tear sheetsAdd to your cart.
14 items.
Folder 17: Venture: The Traveler's WorldAdd to your cart.
4 items.
Folder 18: World Journal Tribune Book WeekAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AudienceAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 2: Drawing SVAAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 3: EsquireAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: GraphisAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 2: LifeAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 3: LineAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 4: NewsweekAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 5: New York MagazineAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 6: New York News MagazineAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: New York Times MagazineAdd to your cart.
5 items.
Folder 2: PizzazzAdd to your cart.
2 items.
Folder 3: PrintAdd to your cart.
4 items.
Folder 4: Stanford Medical MagazineAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 5: Sports IllustratedAdd to your cart.
1 item.
Folder 6: Smith Kline &; French LaboratoriesAdd to your cart.
3 items.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Binder of tearsheetsAdd to your cart.
156 items.
Note: Brown binder with tearsheets assembled by Robert Weaver.
Series 11: Published Materials: other material typesAdd to your cart.
This series includes exhibit posters, publication proofs, album covers, and other published items featuring Weaver's work.
Drawer 17/7Add to your cart.
Item 1: "When You Risk Becoming an Artist" School of Visual Arts posterAdd to your cart.
Dimensions: 29 in. x 43 in.
Note: Item framed, signed by Weaver.
Drawer 18/6Add to your cart.
Item 1: "To Be Good Is not Enough" School of Visual Arts posterAdd to your cart.
Dimensions: 30 in. x 44 in.
Note: Item framed, signed by Weaver.
Drawer 18/14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Posters, business materialsAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Posters, biographicalAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Posters, oversizedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Proofs, oversizedAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Album coversAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Album coversAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Album coversAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Business publicationsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Biographical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Biographical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Book jacketsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Book jacketsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Book jakcetsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: "A Television Notebook," CBS Television Network calendar 1960.Add to your cart.
Includes handwritten notes by Robert Weaver
Folder 10: Duplicates of originalsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Entry formsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Entry formsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: ExhibitsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Gift booksAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Gift booksAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Gift booksAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: PostersAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Posters, art printsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Proofs, articleAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Proofs, mountedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Proofs, mountedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Proofs, mountedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Proofs, single pageAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Proofs, single pageAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Slides and transparenciesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: StationaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: A Texas Romance, 1909 (1964).Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Color Photocopy Notebook, "Brief Lives"Add to your cart.
Series 12: Published Materials: projectsAdd to your cart.
Items grouped by project, including both original art and published materials.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Journey All Alone materialsAdd to your cart.
Note: Includes original artwork (graphite on paper, graphite on board, and paint on board) and published materials (book covers and proof sheets) for the book illustration project Journey All Alone.
Series 13: Personal Papers and works by other artistsAdd to your cart.
Items grouped by date.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photocopy of a letter from John F. Kennedy March 20, 1959, March 20, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Letter dated March 21, 1989 from the Society of Illustrators informing Robert Weaver he was elected to the Society of Illustration Hall of Fame along with an invitation to the October 18, 1990 reception where the award was given.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Picture of a man and child. Unidentified artist.Add to your cart.

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