Will Gould papers, 1925-1982

Overview of the Collection

Gould, Will.
Will Gould papers
1925-1982 (inclusive)
14 cubic feet
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

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Additional Information

Finding aid available in repository.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Gould was a cartoonist, sports illustrator and published composer, known for his creation of the "Red Barry" comic strip. He also did some writing for radio and early television.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains materials relating to Gould's work as a cartoonist, illustrator, writer and composer. There are sketches, "Red Barry" comic strip panels, professional and personal correspondence (including some with James Cagney and some concerning the Writers Guild of America, West), miscellaneous writings for radio and television, sheet music written by Gould and a scrapbook.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Will Gould at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
  • Popular music -- United States.
  • Radio authorship.
  • Television authorship.

Corporate Names

  • Writers Guild of America, West.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Comics.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Sheet music.


  • Cartoonists.
  • Composers.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Cagney, James, 1899-1986.