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V.T. Hamlin Collections

Box 1

Family and Friends

FF 39. Newspaper articles: January 13, 1938 – September 22, 1960 (9)

FF 40. Newspaper articles: July 3, 1963 -December 13, 1984; undated (3)

Hamlin and His Career

FF 41. Newspaper articles: Mid-1920’s – January 26, 1945 (10 articles; 4 strips)

  • Partnership in photo firm; announcements that Alley Oop would be added to comics sections; descriptions of pterodactyls and stegosaurus as a result of comic strip; announcement that the Hamlins were returning to Sarasota; Alley Oop in W.W.II; articles about VTH and Alley Oop.

FF 42. Newspaper articles: January 9, 1949 – June 8, 1950 (7)

  • Announcement of move to San Antonio; articles about VTH and Alley Oop.

FF 43. Newspaper articles: July 13, 1952 – January 1959 (8)

  • Articles about VTH and Alley Oop; participation in Centennial of Colorado Gold Rush; VTH ending position as chairman of National Cartoonists’ Society.

FF 44. Newspaper articles: September 29, 1959-August 31, 1962 (9)

  • Articles about VTH and Alley Oop; “Alley Oop” in music charts; photos of meeting of Florida Society of Editors.

FF 45. Newspaper articles: January 9, 1963 – January 12, 1964 (6)

  • Photo of VTH with “quadenser”; column on VTH and fishing, articles about VTH and Alley Oop; drawing that appeared on front page of newspaper celebrating 75 years; Christmas greeting to the Livingston Enterprise.

FF 46. Newspaper articles: March 18, 1965-May 9, 1965 (6)

  • Alley Oop Day; Alley Oop Fantasy Land opening.

FF 47. Newspaper articles: May 13, 1965 – June 4, 1965 (4)

  • Alley Oop Day; Alley Oop Fantasy Land dedication.

FF 48. Newspaper articles: January 20, 1967 – 1970 (9)

  • Article on death of Herbert Walker of NEA; Alley Oop Fantasy Land; Alley Oop on TV show, “The Fabulous Funnies”; articles about VTH and Alley Oop; announcement of retirement.

FF 49. Newspaper articles: April 4, 1971 – December 6, 1971 (6)

  • Boys’ Club drawing class; Alley Oop Day; announcement of retirement; announcement VTH would not retire.

FF 50. Newspaper articles: February 13, 1972 – October 25, 1975 (8)

  • Articles about VTH and Alley Oop; Graue takes over Sunday comic strip; article on final Alley Oop strip; VTH speaking at schools.

FF 51. Newspaper articles: 1976 – December 10, 1978 (6)

  • Articles about VTH and Alley Oop; Alley Oop Fantasy Land; article about Graue.

FF 52. Newspaper articles: July 6, 1979 – June 1990 (10)

  • Alley Oop to be filmed; Alley Oop is 50; VTH bitten by cat; VTH at Forest Oaks Care Center.

FF 53. Newspaper articles: Undated (13)

  • Articles about VTH and Alley Oop; Alley Oop in W.W.II; sketch of Alley Oop; World Science Fiction Convention.

FF 54. Newspaper articles unrelated to Hamlin or his career (10 – not photocopies)