Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Political Cartoons

Harper's Weekly has a site on Presidential Elections as Depicted in Political Cartoons, 1860-1912. Stanford University Libraries have various resources for research on political cartoons. They include:

Researchers can locate primary sources by searching newspapers by feature or document type and using the keywords cartoon and editorial cartoon.

Other online sources include the Dirksen Congressional Center's Editorial Cartoons Collection. For information on the history of comic art as a whole, see also the Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library, the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum, and the Virginia Commonwealth University Comic Arts Collection.