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John Ryan collection of Australian comic books, ca. 1940-1960 [manuscript]
Bib ID 80584
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Ryan, John, 1931-1979
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description ca. 1940-1960 
9.25 m. (66 boxes) + 2 fol. items. 
Summary

A collection of Australian and overseas comics and cartoons which include Australian reprints of material from overseas ; comic books by Australian artists and writers including Syd Nicholls, Stan Cross, Emile Mercier, John Dixon, Will Donald ; original drawings for cartoons and comic strips. Some series names in the collection are, Batman, Bulldog, Brandon and Horwitz. There are also comic fan magazines and some original cartoon drawings.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 6514.

Index/Finding Aid Note List available (81 p.). 
Subjects Ryan, John, - 1931-1979 - Archives.  |  Comic books, strips, etc. - Australia.
Time Coverage 1940-1960 
Other authors/contributors Nicholls, Syd, 1896-1977  |  Cross, Stan, 1888-1977  |  Mercier, Emile, 1901-1981  |  Dixon, John, 1929-  |  Donald, Will

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