Abner Dean papers, 1926 - 1981Manuscript ML-44

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Abner Dean contain manuscripts, advertisements, artwork including sketches, wooden and plaster sculptures, painted wooden buttons and paintings, illustrations of books, book jackets, magazines and articles, photographs, programs, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers and cartoons, as well as examples of his work with the Printer's Devil Press and a 35 mm film entitled "Too True To Be good". The materials detail his prolific work as a cartoonist, commercial artist, sculptor and inventor.

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