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Craig Yoe Teaching Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MGHL-00047
Detail of scrapbook containing clippings of “Boots and Her Buddies” comic strip by Edgar Martin, ca.1930.
Detail of scrapbook containing clippings of “Boots and Her Buddies” comic strip by Edgar Martin, ca.1930.

Craig Yoe is widely known for his expansive career as a collector, historian, publisher, cartoonist, and art director. He has been an active comics champion since the mid-1960s when he produced fanzines about comics history in his parents’ basement. Yoe has been collecting comic books, artwork, rare books, periodicals, and ephemera for 50 years. The collection consists of an impressive selection of books, periodicals, and numerous original works of art spanning six decades. The Craig Yoe Teaching Collection’s materials encompass the story of the history of comics and their creators and will allow patrons of the DMGHL to integrate the cultures of both cartooning and illustration.


  • 1900 - 2010

Conditions Governing Use

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)


00 linear feet

190 original works of art

629 periodicals

033 boxes

035 Shelf Files

002 drawers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number MGHL-2021-002. Purchased from Craig Yoe in February 2020.

Processing Information

Processed by Andrea Degener, Visual Materials Processing Archivist, May 2023.

Craig Yoe Teaching Collection
Andrea Degener, Visual Materials Processing Archivist.
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Collecting Area Details

Part of the Dowd Illustration Research Archive Collecting Area

Andrea Degener, Interim Curator
West Campus Library
7425 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton MO 63105 US
(314) 935-5495