2.0 linear ft. (Ca. 2000 items on one microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
REEL 1094: Typewritten copy of a short essay entitled, "Cartooning and the Search for Ideas"; handwritten list of words Ellis used to get ideas; a sketchbook; ca. 1000 small sketches; and pages from "The Life and Work of Daumier" by Henri Franz with sketches Ellis did of Daumier's work.
UNMICROFILMED: Ten political cartoons, ca. 1930, correspondence, clippings, reproductions of Ellis' political cartoons, catalogs, photographs, and a typescript "Memories as told to his wife Ethel."
Fred Ellis papers, [ca.1920-1970]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1094 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 1094 Originals returned to the lender, Ethel Ellis, after microfilming.
Cartoonist; New York, N.Y.
Material on reel 1094 lent for microfilming and unfilmed material donated by Ethel Ellis 1976. Ten political cartoons donated by Bernard Grossman, 1981.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001