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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:

Books and Specialty Publications (All Folders)

Folder 1: The New Woman's Survival Sourcebook, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Nonviolence: A Book About..., 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Not-So-Helpless Female, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Nuclear Trash: National Postal Art Show, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Organize! A Working Woman's Handbook, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Overtime, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Perceptions: Imagine Another Way of Life, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 8: The Poor Woman's Guide to College, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Poverty in the American Dream: Women and Children First, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Processed World, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Pulling Our Own Strings, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Root Perceptions, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Santa Clara County on the Status of Women, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 14: The Second Wave: A Report of The Older Women's League, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Southern Exposure: Waging Peace, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Teaching & Learning About Aging, c. 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Townsend Letter for Doctors, 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 18: A Vision for New York Labor, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Visual Dialog, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 20: White House Mini-Conference on Older Women, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Age is Becoming: An Annotated Bibliography on Women and Aging, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Children are People: An Annotated Bibliography, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 23: CALM Graphics Packet, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: UCS Graphics Packet, 1987-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Art for Environments Sake, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Graphics Packet UAW-LUPA, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Labour News & Graphics, No DateAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Cartoons-Photocopies of Originals, No DateAdd to your cart.

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