Collection consists of nearly 2000 editorial cartoons drawn by Tom Flannery while working for the Baltimore "Sun.” The cartoons are not dated, but it appears that they date from the period 1957 to 1967.
The cartoons have been sorted topically. Two of the boxes deal with Baltimore and Maryland topics, and one contains cartoons dealing with sports and personages. There are six boxes dealing with national issues such as agriculture, education, the environment, foreign affairs, labor, poverty, the space program, Congress, fiscal problems, politics, conventions, and elections, military problems especially the conflict in Vietnam, crime, dissent and civil rights, and the Supreme Court. The final four boxes deal with world affairs divided into the following areas: Cuba, Latin America, the Balkans, Greece, Africa, the Near East, Europe, the Orient, the South Pacific, Russia and her satellites, world problems, the United Nations and international meetings.