Skip to main content

Gasoline Alley Comic Strips by Frank King

 Collection — Box: Box 1-2
Identifier: SP-Gasoline Alley

Scope and Contents

Hand-drawn by Frank King and originally published in Chicago Tribune, this is a collection of 283 comic strips that was donated by the artist in 1954. Each strip contains a series of four drawings with captions, created by a pen and ink technique on Strathmore paper board.

Dates

  • Created: 1922-1951
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1953

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open access

Conditions Governing Use

Chicago Tribune & the estate of Frank King

Extent

283.00 items

Two boxes other_unmapped

283.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order by the date of publication.

Source of Acquisition

Frank king

Method of Acquisition

Donated by the artist to the Rollins College Library in 1954.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

PN6728 .G3 K562 2007, Sundays with Walt & Skeezix : 1921 through 1934;

PN6728 .W35 K46 2010, Walt & Skeezix. 1927 & 1928;

DVD GASOLINE 2009, Gasoline Alley and Friends;

PN6728 .G35 N6 1918-19 NO.1-4, Gasoline Alley Nostalgia Journal;

PN6728 .G35 S6 1926, Skeezix at the Circus;

PZ7 .K583 SKE 1934, Skeezix in Africa;

PZ7 .K583 SKG 1944; Skeezix Goes to War.
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
und

Repository Details

Part of the Rollins College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Rollins College Box 2768
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park 32789-4499 US