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Neil-Albert Grauer papers

Identifier: MS-0202

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Scope and Contents

The material in this collection relates to Grauer's work as a newspaper reporter, editorial cartoonist, and author. An allied collection of Grauer's cartoons done for the News-American are in the Neil Grauer political cartoon collection.


  • Creation: 1965-1988


Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical Note

Neil Grauer, born in 1947, is a journalist and editorial cartoonist who grew up in Great Neck, New York. Grauer received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1969 and a masters degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1970. Grauer was a reporter and cartoonist for the Baltimore News- American from 1970 until 1980, after which he served as the public affairs officer in the Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General's Office. In 1984, he published Wits & Sages which profiles twelve contemporary newspaper columnists. In 1988 his Drugs & the Law appeared as part of the Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Drugs.


4.8 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box, 8 legal size document boxes, 1 flat box (15.5 x 12 x 3 inches), 2 pamphlet boxes (7.25 x 4 x 10 inches))

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The papers have been donated by Neil A. Grauer in stages. He donated his student notebooks to the University Archives in 1975, and they were later transferred to Special Collections with the papers of his grandfather Albert Lee Grauer (Ms. 122) and his father William Stone Grauer (Ms. 191). In 1978 Grauer donated the tape recording and transcript of his interview with James A. Farley. The working papers for his Wits & Sages were donated in 1986, and a copy of Drugs & the Law in 1988.

Related Materials

Political cartoons drawn by Grauer are in CC.003, the Neil Grauer cartoon collection, Special Collections.

Memorabilia which features the Blue Jay logo designed by Grauer for the use of athletic teams at The Johns Hopkins University are in the MS.0386, the Neil A. Grauer Blue Jay collection, Special Collections.

Papers of Grauer's grandfather Albert Lee Grauer are in collection MS.0122 and those of his father William Stone Grauer are in MS.0191, Special Collections.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Cynthia H. Requardt in March 1988.

Neil-Albert Grauer papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA