Preliminary Guide to the Keith Hoofnagle Papers
MS.2016.23

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hoofnagle, Keith L.
Title
Keith Hoofnagle Papers
ID
MS.2016.23
Date [inclusive]
circa 1960s-2015
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 1 box.
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 1-38-11-6.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Keith Hoofnagle is a Washington State native who grew up in the Puget Sound area. After high school, he attended the Burnley School of Art (now the Seattle Art Institute), and he continued his studies between 1960 and 1970 as an art major at Washington State University. He left WSU to join the National Park Service, where he worked as a visual information specialist until his retirement in 1994. A prolific cartoonist, he is the creator of The Story of Linda Lookout, a history of fire lookouts told through cartoons, and Rangeroons, a recurring comic strip published in newsletters of the National Park Service and featured in other NPS publications.

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Scope and Contents note

Keith Hoofnagle papers, including original artwork, correspondence, and printed material. Includes correspondence with Washington State University professor Ruth Slonim (with references to Little People of the Palouse, a work of art he created and gave to her), and his WSU roommate Hal Rolph; cartoon drawings; WSU memorabilia; Hoofnagle publications.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians. or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

Keith Hoofnagle donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2016 (MS.2016.23).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Students -- Miscellanea

Personal Name(s)

  • Hoofnagle, Keith L.

Subject(s)

  • Artists -- United States -- Archives
  • Artists -- United States -- Correspondence

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