Catholic Comic Book Collection
Scope and Content
Many issues (3 linear feet) of "Treasure Chest," a Catholic comic book, dating from 1947 to 1972; issues of other Catholic comic books, including "Catholic Comics" and "Topix"; a small collection of Lives of the Saints comic books; and 13 Catholic cartoon books, 11 of them about nuns (1 by Bill O'Malley, 6 by Joe Lane, 4 by Margaret Carroll, Jerry McCue, and Don Cornelius), one about priests by Joe Lane, and one about children by Cliff Wirth.
Duplicates are filed separately at the end of the collection.
- Creation: 1947-1995.
- University of Notre Dame Archives. (Organization)
Language of Materials
3.5 linear feet.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Most acquired by purchase; 21 issues of Treasure Chest came from Jeanette Horn; the 13 Catholic cartoon books came from Fr John Carlin; the Life of Pope John Paul II came from Dr Daniel Cherico.
- Catholic Comic Book Collection
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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