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Closure update

Beginning Friday, November 20, the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Galleries and Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will temporarily close in compliance with the Franklin County Stay-At-Home advisory issued on November 18. This decision to close, made with careful guidance from The Ohio State University and public health officials, is to ensure the safety […]

Research during COVID-19

Explore the collections online for your research or enjoyment: *Search over 300,000 records of original art in the Art Database *Explore over 20,000 high-quality images in the Digital Collections *Browse artist and cartoonist organization Collection Inventories and find descriptions of items from correspondence to photographs to ephemera *Find rare and unique published materials in the Library […]


Election Day gallery: Women’s Suffrage cartoons from “Ladies First”

It’s Election Day in the United States, and 2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote to citizens on the basis of sex. In celebration of our current exhibit, “Ladies First: A Century of Women’s Innovations in Comics and Cartoon Art”, we are [Read More...]

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