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Personal Papers of Daniel Henry Maloy

Call Number: PP 172


Daniel Henry "Hank" Maloy drew the first cartoon "Jayhawk" in 1912, which became the mascot for the University of Kansas. The previous mascot for the university had been a bulldog. This collection contains numerous prints of cartoon Jayhawks in various poses and actions, as well as correspondence, photographs, hand-drawn and inked sketches, sample Christmas cards and other merchandise displaying the Jayhawk, programs, and other materials related to Maloy and his cartoons.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1972


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.5 Linear Feet (1 document case + 1 oversize box and 1 oversize scrapbook)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 172

Processing Information

Some folders in the collection have been erroneously labeled "Malloy" rather than Maloy.

Guide to the Daniel Henry Maloy Collection
Personal Papers of Daniel Henry Maloy
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2016, 2020.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Daniel Henry Maloy Collection, University Archives, PP 172, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States