This material ranges from tiny cards bearing humorous messages to bound volumes of cartoons, caricatures and humorous writings. Examples of humorous advertising, lectures and periodicals are also included, as well as collections of jokes and funny stories. Several well known humorists are represented, including Josh Billings, Joe Miller, Petroleum V. Naseby, Chic Sale and Will Rogers.
This portion of the Warshaw collection has been processed; however, at this time, a complete finding aid for the materials is not available. Researchers interested in these materials should consult the survey forms for the collection. Any questions should be directed to the reference archivist or collection specialist.
Humor, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###