Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of printed articles that detail the features of Western Military folklore. Features of these discussions include Naval Aviation, superstition, “adjusting to acculturation”, sexual symbolism, homophobia, G.I. Slang and general language, cartoons and iconography and “Shakespeare and the U.S. Army”. The publication date range is 1946-1985. The subject matter is c. 1911-1975.
Contains the single publication of: Bairnsfather, Bruce, ‘Carry on Sergeant!’, (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1927). Bairnsfather describes his illustration inspiration and technique. Includes examples of his work.
Contains a letter of correspondence from Barbara Brownlie of the Alexander Turnbull Library, along with a deposit record slip. Regards LC’s donation of cartoon books and newsclippings, of which would be held in the Drawings & Prints Collection of the Library. The donation was made on July 29, 1999 and the letter of recognition was sent back August 11, 1999.
Pretty Wicked Head and the Desperate Men are at the Whitehouse this Friday - 6th October, -10-06
Poster advertising a concert by New Zealand rock band Pretty Wicked Head and the Desperate Men. Includes a nine-panel comic strip by Matt Groening featuring a character named Bongo.
'Raemaekers Cartoons', (London: Hodder & Stoughton, WWI no specified date).
Poster advertising a show by Red Mole Theatrical company. Includes three cartoon-style panels, each with the same woman character on the left side. Also includes the text 'Flexible Shaft'.
A collection of handwritten notes and photocopied clippings from 1918 editions of ‘The Stars and Stripes’. Focuses on the satirical comics of the publication. The handwritten notes indicate further interest into the publication’s role in WWI, as well as that of the Salvation Army and the YMCA. All of the printed examples and the indicated examples in the handwritten notes are from 1918/1919. The date that the clippings were printed and notes were written is unknown.
Poster advertising an underage party featuring the New Zealand rock bands Alpaca Brothers, Gamaunche and Crystal Zoom. Includes drawings of various cartoon characters, a hand and an abstract face. Also includes the texts: '-ex Hatchcover, No alcohol. Door Sales tickets at Governors + 2nd hand record shop. 9pm-late. N.B. 'Golden Nugget' at Octagon end of Great King St, see ya there partner. $3'.
A collection of cartoons, photo prints, and a few copies of proposed ‘Dark Laughter’ cover pages. The photo prints depict scenes of war memorials and commemorations, and the cover pages depict a soldier playing a flute as another looks on. The cartoons depict scenes of wartime experiences. The publication date range is c. 1914-1994 (including the publication date of ‘Dark Laughter’).
A collection of slide notes, typed script, a FWPCA/FWACA 1995 conference registration form, correspondence, newspaper clippings, comics and printed articles. Details comics as messengers and reflectors of social ideologies/stereotypes. Also includes miscellaneous information on Sylvia Plath. Some documents have been prepared for presentative use. The publication date range is c. 1969-1995. The subject matter date range is c. 1938-2013.