Ian F. Grant Cartoon Research Collection

The Grant Collection was donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library by Ian F. Grant, founder of the NZ Cartoon and Comics Archive, in 2019. It is part of the Turnbull Named Collections.

The collection contains more than 70 reference books used by the donor over many years and has been gifted to assist future cartoon history researchers and writers.

Books displayed on a table.
A selection of books from the Grant Collection, displayed at the presentation of the collection to the Turnbull Library. Image Mark Beatty.

Access this collection

Original items in this collection can be requested through the Library’s catalogue and consulted in the Katherine Mansfield Reading Room.

This collection is catalogued online and may be called up as a list on the National Library catalogue or website by searching ‘Ian F. Grant Cartoon Research Collection’.

National Library catalogue — results for search ‘Ian F. Grant Cartoon Research Collection’

National Library website — results for search search ‘Ian F. Grant Cartoon Research Collection’

Two men looking at a display of books open on a table.

Dr Oliver Stead, Curator, Drawings Paintings and Print, and Ian F. Grant, at the presentation of the collection to the Turnbull Library. Image Mark Beatty.