Cartoon Collection of Paul Conrad

Collection Summary

Title: Cartoon Collection of Paul Conrad
Call Number: MS 90-18
Size: 2.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Various sources
Processed by: Staff, circa 1990
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to the Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher, to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

The cartoon collection of Paul Conrad was originally submitted to The Los Angeles Times in Los Angeles, California as editorial cartoons. The cartoon collection includes cartoons from 1968 to 1971.


Paul Conrad was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 27, 1924. He studied at the University of Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1950. He has exhibited bronze sculptures and cartoons at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1979. He held the position as editorial cartoonist at the Denver Post from 1950 to 1964, and at the Los Angeles Times from 1964. He was the cartoonist at the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. He also lectured at the Denver Art Museum in 1964 as part of the Cooke-Daniels Lecture Tours. Among his awards, Paul Conrad has been given the Sigma Delta Chi award in 1963, 1969, 1971, 1981, 1982, and 1987. He won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1964, 1971, and 1984. He won the Overseas Press Club award in 1971 and 1981. He also won the Robert F. Kennedy award in 1985 and 1990 and the Fellowship of Social Professions Journalists. Paul Conrad has also authored many publications. Among them are "When in the Course of Human Events," Sheed and Ward, 1973; "The King and Us," Clymer Publications, 1974; "Pro and Conrad," Neff-Kane/Presido Press, 1979; and "Drawn and Quartered," Harry N. Abrams, 1985.

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