Object ID 001400
Object Name The Gumps, Book 4
Object Desc The Gumps, a popular comic strip about a middle-class family, was created by Sidney Smith in 1917, launching a 42-year run in newspapers from February 12, 1917, until October 17, 1959.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001177
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 7, Shelf 20
Start Year Range 1926
End Year Range 1927
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Comics,Gumps,Sidney Smith,Cupples and Leon Co.,Books,
Title The Gumps, Book 4
Series The Gumps
Description / Abstract The Gumps, a popular comic strip about a middle-class family, was created by Sidney Smith in 1917, launching a 42-year run in newspapers from February 12, 1917, until October 17, 1959. This issue features a variety of comic scenarios involving the Gump family.
Physical Description 48 pages. Brown softcover collection of The Gumps comic strips. Cover has title printed in red, with Mr. Gump chiseling a marble statue. The back cover is identical to the front. Cupples and Leon mark at the bottom of cover, with Sydney Smith's name to the right of it. 10'' x 9.75''
Publisher Cupples and Leon Co.
Publisher Details Cupples & Leon was an American publishing company founded in 1902 by Victor I. Cupples (1864-1941) and Arthur T. Leon (1867-1943). They published juvenile fiction and children's books but are mainly remembered today as the major publisher of books collecting comic strips during the early decades of the 20th century.
Spine / Label
Date FEB 5,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Heavy edgewear on both covers. Back cover has heavy scratching and wear on the image. Spine feels weak, and is almost detached from the pages. Many of the pages have small tears on their corners. Pages have yellowed over time.
Date JUN 21,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin