The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence; a chapter on Chamberlain from Richard A. Fitzgerald's dissertation, RADICAL ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MASSES AND LIBERATOR, University of California, 1969, with a commentary by Chamberlain; biographical notes; MASSES clippings and articles, and published and unpublished cartoons; and six photographs of Chamberlain.
Kenneth Russell Chamberlain papers, 1917-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 291 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Cartoonist for THE MASSES and LIBERATOR, radical periodicals, as well as several established newspapers. Chamberlain was a cartoonist of considerable importance ca. 1910-1920; among his colleagues were John Sloan and Maurice Becker.
Lent for microfilming 1972 by Kenneth Russell Chamberlain.
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