Carl Barks Correspondence

collection

Campus:
California State University, Northridge
Library:
Delmar T. Oviatt Library
Subject(s):
Comic books, strips, etc.
Description:
Carl Barks started drawing for Walt Disney in 1935. In 1943 he began drawing Disney stories for Western Printing and Lithography which produced the Dell and Gold Key comic books. He created Scrooge McDuck, Gladstone Gander, the Beagle Boys, and Gyro Gearloose. This collection of correspondence consists of over 70 letters written to Chase Craig and his colleagues at Western from the 1960s to the 1980s. They contain Carl Barks's story ideas, synopsis for Uncle Scrooge, Donald Duck, and Junior Woodchuck stories, and insights into his personal and financial life.
Dates covered:
1963-1984
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
1 manuscript box
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Collection policy:
Unrestricted public access