Charles William Kahles letters, cartoons, biographical information, photographs
The Charles William Kahles collection contains letters, cartoons, biographical information, and photographs.
- 1892 - 1967
- Kahles, C. W. (Charles William) (Person)
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Biography of Charles William Kahles, 1878-1931
Kahles was a cartoonist whose work appeared mainly from 1900 to 1931. He was originator of the comic strip, "Hairbreadth Harry" in the Philadelphia Press, the first serial about a policeman, "Clarence the Cop" in the New York World, and the first comic strip about an aviator, "Sandy Highflyer, the Airship Man" in the Philadelphia North American.
1 box (73 items + 1 folder)
RH MS 124
RH MS R2
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Jessie Kahles Straut, Pearl River, New York, 1969.
- Guide to the Charles William Kahles Collection
- Charles William Kahles letters, cartoons, biographical information, photographs
- kpz 20 November 1972, mg 2004; mg 2004
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Charles William Kahles Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 124, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas