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Galbraith comic strip proofs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 746

Scope and Contents

Collection contains comic proofs for the comic Side Glances. Also includes photographs and nitrate negatives of Galbraith, the creator of the comic. Dated 1915-1969.


  • 1915-1969


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research. Photographs kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

William Galbraith Crawford was an illustrator and cartoonist. He wrote a comic strip named Side Glances, which mainly deals with social commentary for the time. He is most famous for his work with the New Yorker Magazine, but he also worked for MGM Studios. He often signed his name as "Galbraith."


8 folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1989 and 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Mary C. "Mickey" Hahn; 1989.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; October 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Galbraith comic strip proofs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States