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Overview

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents of the Records

Arrangement of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Editorial cartoons, [1972?]-1988, undated,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Bob Bullock:

An Inventory of Editorial Cartoons at the Texas State Archives, [1972?]-1988, undated



Overview

Creator: Bullock, Bob.
Title: Editorial cartoons
Dates: [1972?]-1988, undated
Abstract: Papers are oversize copies of 43 editorial cartoons, with Bob Bullock as the subject, which appeared in Texas newspapers from about 1972 to 1988. Several of the cartoons are undated. Cartoons depict Bullock as secretary of state, comptroller, and candidate for comptroller and governor. Topics include delinquent tax payers, election campaigns, revenue forecasts, unions, and redistricting. Cartoonists include Bob Taylor, Ben Sargent, Harold Maples, and Ben Garrison.
Quantity: 43 items
Language English.

Biographical Sketch

Bob Bullock, a Texas politician, served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1957 to 1959 and as Assistant Attorney General from 1967 to 1968. He was on the Governor's staff from 1969 to 1971, and then served as Secretary of State from 1971 to 1973, Comptroller of Public Accounts from 1975 to 1991, and Lieutenant Governor from 1991 to 1999. Bullock received a bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and a law degree from Baylor University. He was born in Hillsboro, Texas on July 10, 1929 and died in Austin on June 18, 1999.

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Scope and Contents of the Records

Papers are oversize copies of 43 editorial cartoons, with Bob Bullock as the subject, which appeared in Texas newspapers from about 1972 to 1988. Several of the cartoons are undated. Cartoons depict Bullock as secretary of state, comptroller, and candidate for comptroller and governor. Topics include delinquent tax payers, election campaigns, revenue forecasts, unions, and redistricting. Cartoonists include Bob Taylor, Ben Sargent, Harold Maples, and Ben Garrison.

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Arrangement of the Records

These records are arranged numerically as assigned before donation.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for complying with the Copyright Law.

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Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Personal Names:
Bullock, Bob.
Sargent, Ben, 1948-
Maples, Harold, 1925-1981.
Garrison, Ben.
Taylor, Bob (Robert Bryon), 1932-
Corporate Names:
Texas. Comptroller's Office.
Texas. Secretary of State.
Subjects:
Political campaigns--Texas.
Tax revenue estimating--Texas.
Taxation--Texas.
Governors--Election--Texas.
Document Types:
Editorial cartoons--Texas--Bob Bullock--[1972?]-1988, undated.

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Related Material

The following materials are offered as possible sources of further information on the agencies and subjects covered by the records in this finding aid. The listing is not exhaustive.

Texas State Archives
Texas Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Records of Bob Bullock, 1971-1999 (bulk 1975-1998), 276 microfilm reels, two DVDs, and one videotape (includes records as Comptroller) [Unprocessed, Restricted]

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Bob Bullock Editorial cartoons. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession number: 1993/028

These records were donated to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by David Morrow, Records Manager for the Comptroller, on October 23, 1992. The list accompanying the accession was prepared on June 4, 1987.

Processing Information

Tonia J. Wood, March 1995

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Detailed Description of the Records

 

Editorial cartoons, [1972?]-1988, undated,
43 items

oversize
OS Box 33 1.
"Oops...I overexposed myself!" / Bob Taylor.
2.
"The Taxes Arranger: 'He's here! He's there! He's everywhere!'" / Bob Taylor.
3.
" $737 Million Cash Surplus Estimate." / Harold Maples.
4.
"Cheering Section." / Sam Nash.
5.
"Deny it?" (Bullock on airplane) / Ben Sargent / 1978.
6.
"Bullock! (Tax Delinquents)" / Harold Maples.
7.
"Central Purchasing: 'It's Bullock Again....'" / Shelton Smith / 1976.
8.
"Phantom Raider (The Bullock Express)" / Gary Love.
9.
"Another Successful Docking?" / Harold Maples.
10.
"`I don't know... There's Something About him that makes me uneasy.' (Secretary of State Bob Bullock)" / Bob Taylor. [1972?]
11.
"Hi, I'm Bob Bullock! Re-elect me. (Bullock's Hatchetman Reputation)." / Bob Taylor.
12.
"Raid! (Delinquent Sales Tax Establishments)" / Jim Palmer / 1975.
13.
"Hey-y-h! Heard you guys wanted t/ race!!" / Ben Sargent / 1976.
14.
"Think, dagnabbit Aggie, think! Did ye pay the dern tax or didn't yeh?" / Morrin / The Beaumont Enterprise.
15.
"One Man - One Primary" / Herc Acklen.
16.
"I could have sworn Bullock's commandos would hit us today!" / Herc Acklen.
17.
"Glory Hole?" / Harold Maples.
18.
"Comptroller's agents! Reach for the sky!" / Ben Sargent / 1975.
19.
"It's some guy from Texas named Bullock...." / Shelton Smith / 1976.
20.
"State's business Why, what's good for the Comptroller IS the state's business!" / Ben Sargent / 1975.
21.
"Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's." / Stytle Read / Lewisville Daily Leader.
22.
"Hi there. Bob Bullock here with a full-color, slick-paper invitation to bring your business to Texas." / Ben Sargent / 1977.
23.
"You ol's scamp...you know how I love it when you talk dirty." / Ben Sargent / 1978.
24.
" ...the green chair can go right over there... (Governor's mansion)" / Ben Sargent / 1976.
25.
" ...and give the Governor a call, Cratchit...." / Ben Sargent / 1976.
26.
" ...Ready?" (Bob Bullock, the Taxes Arranger) / Ben Sargent.
27.
"Texas Anti-unionism." / Bob Taylor.
28.
"Come in for dinner--She won't mind." / Harold Maples / 1979.
29.
"The Amazing Bullock!" / Pat McCarthy.
30.
" All right! Whose bright idea was this bingo tax proposal?" / Rubenstein / 1981.
31.
" Uh,...May I have another look at that map?" (Texas Redistricting) / Ben Garrison.
32.
"They tell me Bob Bullock is th' meanest, toughest campaigner in Texas!" (Mike Richards) / Ben Sargent / 1982.
33.
"Bob Bullock is having his staff use the phone on state time to further his campaign!!" (Mike Richards) / Ben Garrison / 1982.
34.
" No new taxes...Into the brink!" / Ben Garrison / 1983.
35.
"Let me remind you, mister White - we have ways of making you stop talking!" / Ben Sargent / 1983.
36.
"You're about $2.8 billion low...." / John Branch / 1983.
37.
"This is why that roadblock is there!" / Ben Garrison.
38.
"Grab your partner by the neck...kick his shins, aw, what the heck...." / Mike Shelton / 1983.
39.
"Ooooooow...I've got a terrible pain in my wallet--er--back!" / Bob Dale.
40.
" Mr. Bullock is here with the latest revenue forecast, Governor...Governor?!...." / John Branch / 1986.
41.
"Bullock's Budget--We get the picture, Bob." / Bob Taylor / 1986.
42.
"Aw, Jim...Just when I was finally about t'get his attention...." / Ben Sargent / 1987.
43.
Thadeus & Weez / Charles Fincher / 1987.
[Note: Not received although listed on the inventory accompanying the accession.]
44.
Thadeus & Weez / Charles Fincher / 1988.

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