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Genny Guracar Papers, 1959-1999 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Title: Genny Guracar Papers, 1959-1999Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Guracar, Genny (1936-)

Extent: 15.62 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 06/16/1999

Subjects: Bülbül, 1936-, Caricatures and cartoons--United States, Comic books, strips, etc., Feminism

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, with the bulk being newspapers, newsletters, magazines, books and specialty publications in which Bulbul cartoons and comics appear.

Biographical Note

Using the pen name Bulbul (Turkish for Nightingale), Genny Guracar produced cartoons and comics which “reflect the struggle for the wholeness and full human status of women, elders, children, people of color, and mother earth.” Born in Chicago and graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in design, Guracar began moonlighting as a cartoonist in the 1970s and went on to acclaim for her feminist perspective cartoons which appear in many newspapers, magazines, and books.

Subject/Index Terms

Bülbül, 1936-
Caricatures and cartoons--United States
Comic books, strips, etc.
Feminism

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: Genny Guracar

Related Materials:

Center for Women's Studies and Services Records

Women's Studies Department Records

Bonnie Zimmerman Papers

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Genny Guracar Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.


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Publications which contain Bulbul Cartoons:

Newspapers and Newsletters (All Folders)

Folder 1: New Directions for Women, 1988-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 2: New Liberation News Service, 1992, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: New Unity, 1977, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 4: New Women's Times, 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Northern Sun, 1985-1986, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The NOW Times, 1982, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 7: OWL-CA News, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 8: OWL Observer, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Off Our Backs, 1978-1990Add to your cart.

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