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Charles William Kahles letters, cartoons, biographical information, photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 124

Overview

The Charles William Kahles collection contains letters, cartoons, biographical information, and photographs.

Dates

  • 1892 - 1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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.

Extent

1 box (73 items + 1 folder)

Physical Location

RH MS 124

Physical Location

RH MS R2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jessie Kahles Straut, Pearl River, New York, 1969.
Title
Guide to the Charles William Kahles Collection
Subtitle
Charles William Kahles letters, cartoons, biographical information, photographs
Author
kpz 20 November 1972, mg 2004; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/2116040970
Preferred citation
Charles William Kahles Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 124, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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