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Collection Summary

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Clippings

Scrapbooks

Sketches

Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Sidney Van Ulm Collection:

An Inventory of his papers at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library



Collection Summary

Creator: Van Ulm, Sidney
Title: Sidney Van Ulm Collection
Dates: ca. 1920's - 1960's
Abstract: Sidney Van Ulm - cartoonist, photographer, reviewer, and reporter - served on the Houston Press for almost fifty years after leaving the Boston Record in the 1920's. The Van Ulm Collection consists of scrapbooks, clippings, and original sketches by Mr. Van Ulm. Sports figures and prominent personalities, both local and national, are represented in the drawings. The scrapbooks include Mr. Van Ulm's sports and political cartoons.
Identification: MSS 0013
Quantity: 5 linear feet; 1 cubic-foot box, 1 document box, 1 large flat box, 2 loose scrapbooks
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

 

Arrangement of the Papers

The collection consists of 3 boxes and 2 loose scrapbooks. Box 1 consists of clippings, original sketches. Box 2 consists of loose scrapbooks and clippings that are in very delicate condition. Items 3 and 4 are scrapbooks. Box 5 consists of 58 loose original artist sketches.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Index Terms

Names:
Allred, James V., 1899-1959
Anderson, A. R.
Connally, Tom, 1877-1963
Thomas, Albert
Van Ulm, Sidney
Organizations:
Houston Astros (Baseball team)
Subjects:
Cartoonists--Texas--Houston
Sports in art

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Related Material

RG D 005 - Houston Press Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sidney Van Ulm Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to HMRC by Sidney Van Ulm on June 4, 1976.

Processing Information

Processed by Bruce Webber, completed on April 14, 1977.

A box of photographs was removed during processing and moved to the Houston Press Collection, RG D 005. The processor determined that these photos had originally been part of the Press's photo morgue, and had been removed by Van Ulm for research.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Clippings

Box Folder
1 1 Baseball clippings scrapbook
2 Sketches, artist originals
3 Clippings with drawings
  • Austin, Fred
  • Bagles, Tex
  • Carter, R. Bruce
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Cochran, J. S.
  • Cochran, W. S.
  • Connor, R. W.
  • Cunringham, Al
  • Davidson, Al
  • Deering, Francis
  • Dreaper, John
  • Evans, J. W.
  • Galiano, John
  • Houston, Sam
  • Hutchison, Sam
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Kennedy, John
  • Kennedy, Robert
  • Lincoln, Abe
  • McMahon, V. Lee
  • Montieth, Walter
  • Peckinpaush, W. T.
  • Rainey, Homer Price
  • Rosenthal, Morris
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Scott, Harry A.
  • Shepard, Virgil
  • Sigal, Morris
  • Taub, Ben
  • Washington, George
4 Photographic Clippings
  • Allin, Ben
  • Allred, James
  • Bath, A. A.
  • Baker, Burke
  • Beard, Norman H.
  • Belk, Claude E.
  • Benbow, Sidney
  • Benson, Phillip A.
  • Bertner, Phillip W.
  • Brennan, J. Earl
  • Browne, J. W.
  • Bryan, Chester
  • Burkhart, Elmer
  • Buxton, A. A.
  • Byron, George L.
  • Carter, Bruce
  • Chamber of Commerce directors, 1938
  • Clarke, H. O.
  • Clayton, W. L.
  • Colby, Frank
  • Crotty, Charles
  • Cullen, Hugh R.
  • Dowdy, W. A.
  • Donohue, T. J.
  • Elledge, Raymond B.
  • Evans, Joseph W.
  • Fantham, M. C.
  • Farrar, Ray M.
  • Feagin, H. C.
  • Fishman, Joe S.
  • Fite, J. A.
  • Fogle, Ray
  • Foulke, Harry
  • Fugate, G. L.
  • Giles, Harry
  • Goyen, John
  • Hamburger, Phil
  • Harris, T. J.
  • Hutchison, R. M.
  • Kessler, W. F.
  • Kitts, Jimmie
  • Leach, J. Sayles
  • Lewis, George H.
  • Lykes, J. M.
  • McCoy, Val Jean
  • McDonald, L. B.
  • McDlhannon, R. L.
  • McGregor, Douglas W.
  • McVea, J. C.
  • Malone, Clayton E.
  • Manfredini (Professor)
  • Mansell, W. H.
  • Martin, R. J.
  • Mayfield, Earl B.
  • Meyer, Dutch
  • Meyer, Joseph F.
  • Michael, Pete
  • Millis, H. Lee
  • Mitchell, Jerry
  • Moody, Dan
  • Moody, E. A.
  • Moore, Carlton
  • Moore, Edith L.
  • Moore, W. A.
  • Morris, Robert B.
  • Morse, R. Emmett
  • Neely, Jess
  • O'Leary, Wallace C.
  • Painter, J. H.
  • Pasche, Alden
  • Player, T. T.
  • Platt, Reginald
  • Porter, W. E.
  • Potter, Hugh
  • Richardson, George
  • Ryan, William P.
  • Sakowitz, Simon
  • Samuels, Louis
  • Selph, Carey
  • Simpson, Mrs. G. E.
  • Slaughter, J. W.
  • Smith, Joseph S.
  • Smith, W. A.
  • Starke, Fred
  • Tarver, Charles L.
  • Tatum, J. H.
  • Towles, L. R.
  • Trimble, Vance
  • Ward, James W.
  • Weis, Harry C.
  • West, J. M.
  • Whitson, Walter F.
  • Wier, Tom P.
  • Willisford, E. H.
  • Wilson, A. G.
  • Wooley, Fay
  • Wortham, Gus S.
5 Drawings and Cartoons (baseball)

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Scrapbooks

Box
2 Loose scrapbooks of clippings
Box
3 Scrapbook: Clippings
Box
4 Scrapbook: Clippings and drawings

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Sketches

Box
5 58 loose original artist sketches

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