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Charles Mauro Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 8 Nov 2010

Biographical History

Charles Mauro (1890 or 1891-) was an American cartoonist and illustrator. Born in New Jersey, he was a soldier in World War I, an experience that informed much of his artwork. His first paying job was for the Buffalo Courier, and he spent twenty years with the New York Herald Tribune, He retired to Pulaski, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Charles Mauro Papers contains artwork, both original and printed/published, and memorabilia. Most of the published Artwork consists of newspaper clippings fragile with age. Some are illustrations of crime or accident scenes done for news stories, including several of a train/automobile accident. Memorabilia contains clippings about Mauro and one photograph of him at his drawing board in a newspaper staffroom, as well as an article by Mauro about his experience aboard a ship that sank, entitled "The Last Voyage of the S.S. Rochester."

Arrangement of the Collection



Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has the papers of more than a hundred cartoonists and illustrators. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Mauro, Charles.


Cartoonists -- United States.
Illustrators -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Charles Mauro Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alice Kieffer, 1980.

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