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

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Collection Overview

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.

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.

Box and Folder Listing

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Publications which contain Bulbul Cartoons:

Magazines (Folders 1-24)

Books and Specialty Publications (Folders 25-31)

Folder 1: Trade Trax, 1986-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Tradeswomen, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 3: United Rubber Worker, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Up and Coming, 1984-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Valley Voice (San Gabriel NOW), 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Vidar Com Line, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Vital Signs, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Wand, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Washington Spectator, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 10: What's New in Home Economics, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 11: What NOW, 1982-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 12: The Wishing Well, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Womankind, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Women Against Violence in Pornography and Media, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Women's Agenda, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Women and Language, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Women in Agribusiness, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Women's International League, 1983, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Women's Resource Center at Webster College, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Womynspace, 1986-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Workers Education Local 189, 1989, 1993-1995, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Working Women, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 23: A.D. 1977, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Against the Current, 1986-1993, 1995-1996, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Aging, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Black Bart Brigade, 1971, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Broomstick, 1981-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Business Woman, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Complete Woman, 1982Add to your cart.

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