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Neil Grauer cartoon collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CC-003

Scope and Contents

The Neil Grauer cartoon collection contains political cartoons dated from 1970 to 1977. The cartoons were primarily created during Grauer's career as an editorial cartoonist for The Baltimore News-American.


  • Creation: 1970 - 1977


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Neil Grauer, born in 1947, is a journalist and editorial cartoonist who grew up in Great Neck, New York. Grauer received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1969 and a masters degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1970. Grauer was a reporter and cartoonist for The Baltimore News-American from 1970 until 1980, after which he served as the public affairs officer in the Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General's Office. In 1984, he published Wits and Sages which profiles twelve contemporary newspaper columnists. In 1988 his Drugs and the Law appeared as part of the Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Drugs.


1.56 Cubic Feet (1 flat box container (25 x 3 x 21 inches), 2 flat box containers (15.5 x 3 x 12 inches))

Language of Materials



The Neil Grauer cartoon collection contains cartoons dated from 1970 to 1977, created during Grauer's career as a reporter and cartoonist for The Baltimore News-American.

Other Finding Aids

An offline inventory for this collection is available. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Neil Grauer in 1972. Additional cartoons were donated by Grauer in approximately 1977.

Related Materials

Memorabilia which features the Blue Jay logo designed by Grauer for the use of athletic teams at The Johns Hopkins University are in the MS.0386, the Neil A. Grauer Blue Jay collection, Special Collections.

Grauer's work as a political cartoonist, newspaper reporter, and author is represented in the Neil A. Grauer Papers (MS.0202), Special Collections.

Papers of Grauer's grandfather Albert Lee Grauer are in collection MS.0122 and those of his father William Stone Grauer are in MS.0191, Special Collections.

Processing Information

There is no known processing information for this collection.

Guide to the Neil Grauer cartoon collection
Kristen Diehl
2021 May
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA