MC 00364 Guide to the Claire Necker Papers, 1894-1989 (Bulk 1940-1980) (Bulk, 1940-1980)

The Necker Papers are organized into three series: Writing and Illustrations, Correspondence, and Clippings, Publications, and Other Images. Files within the series are in alphabetical order, and folder labels throughout are original, or very close to the original, except where noted. Although the files are not in strict original order, the series organization keeps groups of documents together as they were found by the processor. The material in the Clippings and Publications series is often similar to the illustration files in the first series, but less organized, and not originally found in the cartons that contained Necker's manuscripts.
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[Carton 1, Folder 1] Agricultural Symbols etc., undated
[Carton 1, Folder 2] Amphibians, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 3] Anonymous, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 4] Art, undated
[Box 9, Folder 1] Art, undated
[Box 9, Folder 2] Art, Advertising, Commercial, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 5] Art, Pre-Columbian, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 6] Birds, Miscellaneous, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 7] Book Illustration, Etc., undated
[Box 9, Folder 3] Bremen Musicians, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 8] C is for Cats Manuscript, 1981
Found in unlabeled envelope. Includes some handwritten notes.
[Box 9, Folder 4] Camper Cat, undated
Includes photos and negatives.
[Box 9, Folder 5] Camper Cats--Carbon and Queries, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 9] Cat Appellations, undated
Notes on cat names.
[Carton 1, Folder 10] Cat Bibliographic Notes, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 11] Cat Botany, undated
Label is from original binder.
[Carton 7, Scrapbook 1] Cat Cartoons, undated
Album of clippings and illustrations.
[Box 9, Folder 6] Cat Scares Wild Animal, undated
[Box 8, Folder 7] Cat to Human, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 12] Catalysts--Permissions Muddles, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 13] Cats, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 14] Cats and Food, undated
Found unfoldered, bound with rubber band.
[Carton 1, Folder 15] Cats and Food--Cat Motifs in Food Dishes, etc., undated
[Carton 1, Folder 16] Cats and Food--Cats as Guardians of Food, undated
Images of cats and food. Label is original.
[Carton 1, Folder 17] Cats and Food--Cats as Human Food, 1981
Dated envelope with single trade card, perhaps early 20th century French.
[Carton 1, Folder 18] Cats and Food--Cats as Providers of Meat, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 19] Cats and Food--Culinary Cats, undated
Typed draft.
[Carton 1, Folder 20] Cats and Food--Culinary Cats--Don't Use?, undated
Images (one photograph), trade cards, and clippings. Original folder also had "Cooking" written at top.
[Carton 1, Folder 21] Cats and Food--Culinary Illustrations--Cats at the Dinning Table, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 22] Cats and Food--Foods with Cat Names, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 23] Cats and Food--Kitchen Cats, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 24] Cats and Food--Moochers, undated
Images of cats mooching for food.
[Carton 1, Folder 25] Cats and Food--Pilfering Cats, undated
[Carton 7, Scrapbook 2] Cats and Kittens Album, undated
Album of clippings and illustrations. Also labled "Volume One," though no volume two was found in the collection.
[Carton 7, Scrapbook 3] Cats in Commercial Art--Greeting Cards, undated
Album of greeting cards.
[Carton 1, Folder 26] Ceramics, Etc., undated
[Carton 1, Folder 27] Creation, undated
[Box 9, Folder 8] Decapitation, undated
[Box 9, Folder 9] Devil, undated
[Box 9, Folder 10] Dictionary, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 28] Dingo Corres, undated
Typed manuscript. Folder label is orginal. "Corres" possibly an abbreviation of "Corrections"?
[Carton 1, Folder 29] Dingo--Info Extracted, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 30] Dingo--Notes, undated
Found with other folders in hanging file labeled "Sort."
[Box 9, Folder 11] Dingoes, undated
[Carton 1, Folder 31] Disease, undated
Found with other folders in hanging file labeled "Sort."
[Carton 1, Folder 32] Domestic Animals (no horses, no cats), undated
[Box 9, Folder 12] Domestication, 1954
[Carton 1, Folder 33] Dragons, Miscellaneous, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 1] Egyptian, Near East Antiquities, undated
[Box 9, Folder 13] Enmity, undated
[Box 9, Folder 14] Fable, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 2] Fishes, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 3] Folk Tales, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 4] Folklore--Miscellaneous, undated
Folder label is taken from original hanging folder.
[Box 9, Folder 15] Foreign, undated
[Box 9, Folder 16] Foreign--Translated, undated
[Box 9, Folder 17] Foreign--Untranslated, undated
[Box 10, Folder 1] Friends from Necessity, undated
[Box 10, Folder 2] G. Moir Bussey--Fables, undated
[Box 10, Folder 3] Godfather, undated
[Box 10, Folder 4] Greedy Cat, undated
[Box 10, Folder 5] Helpful Cats, undated
[Box 10, Folder 6] Hollow Tree, 1961 and undated
[Box 10, Folder 7] Horned Animals, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 5] Illustrations by Author--A, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 6] Illustrations by Author--B, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 7] Illustrations by Author--C, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 8] Illustrations by Author--D, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 9] Illustrations by Author--E, F, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 10] Illustrations by Author--G, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 11] Illustrations by Author--H, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 12] Illustrations by Author--I, J, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 13] Illustrations by Author--K, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 14] Illustrations by Author--L, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 15] Illustrations by Author--M, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 16] Illustrations by Author--N, O, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 17] Illustrations by Author--P, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 18] Illustrations by Author--Q, R, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 19] Illustrations by Author--S, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 20] Illustrations by Author--T, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 21] Illustrations by Author--U, V, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 22] Illustrations by Author--W, X, Y, Z, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 23] Indexes--Art Index A-B, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 24] Indexes--Art Index C-D, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 25] Indexes--Art Index E-G, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 26] Indexes--Art Index H-K, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 27] Indexes--Art Index L-M, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 28] Indexes--Art Index N-R, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 29] Indexes--Art Index S-T, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 30] Indexes--Art Index U-Z, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 31] Indexes--Cat in "Art" Index, undated
Label is taken from heading on first leaf of notebook.
[Carton 2, Folder 32] Indexes--Cats in Art Notebook, undated
Unlabeled notebook containing lists of artists under various thematic headings, such as "People and Cats."
[Carton 2, Folder 33] Indexes--Cats in Subject Indexes, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 34] Indexes--Library Listings?, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 35] Indexes--Museum Index, undated
[Carton 2, Folder 36] Indexes--Museums and Dealers in the US, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 1] Invertebrates, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 2] Kater Murr Translation, undated
Found at top of carton of material apparently from ARN; appears to belong to Necker papers, though the attribution is uncertain.
[Carton 3, Folder 3] Kitten in the Wheat Song, undated
Typed pages, found paperclipped together but unfoldered.
[Box 10, Folder 8] King of Cats, undated
[Box 10, Folder 9] Legal, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 4] Literary, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 5] The Magic Goat, undated
Typed story with pencil note at top "Samples of folk literature, classification: 'Helpful Cats.'"
[Carton 3, Folder 6] Mammals, Miscellaneious, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 7] Mammals, Mixed (More than one classification), undated
[Carton 3, Folder 8] Miscellaneous Media, undated
This folder includes a group of images found unfoldered in front of this folder; they may or may not belong with the others, but seemed to fit best into this group than in the other adjacent folder (labeled "Art--Pre-Columbian")
[Carton 3, Folder 9] Mixed Animals (More than one classification), undated
[Box 10, Folder 10] Mock Wake, undated
[Carton 7, Scrapbook 4] More Cats, undated
Album of clippings and illustrations.
[Carton 3, Folder 10] Mouse--Enmity Inherent or Learned?, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 11] Mouse--Fable, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 12] Mouse--Friendship, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 13] Mouse--Miscellaneous, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 14] Mouse--Stories, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 15] Mouse--Verse, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 16] Natural History (1 of 2), 1940s-1960s
Notes and clippings.
[Carton 3, Folder 17] Natural History (2 of 2), 1940s-1960s
Notes and clippings.
[Carton 3, Folder 18] Occult Cats, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 19] Occult Cats Illustrations, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 20] Occult Cats--Charms, Amulets, undated
Found unfoldered, paper-clipped together in hanging file labeled "Sort."
[Carton 3, Folder 21] Occult Cats--Magic Ring, etc., undated
[Carton 3, Folder 22] Occult Cats--Manuscript 1 (1 of 2), undated
Found in magazine box, together with Manuscript 2. This one is titled "Occult Cats." The documents are not numbered, but are designated 1 and 2 by the processor; 1 was found on top of 2 in the original box.
[Carton 3, Folder 23] Occult Cats--Manuscript 1 (2 of 2), undated
Found in magazine box, together with Manuscript 2. This one is titled "Occult Cats." The documents are not numbered, but are designated 1 and 2 by the processor; 1 was found on top of 2 in the original box.
[Carton 3, Folder 24] Occult Cats--Manuscript 2 (1 of 2), undated
Found in magazine box, together with Manuscript 1. This one is titled "Which Cat is Witch." The documents are not numbered, but are designated 1 and 2 by the processor; 1 was found on top of 2 in the original box.
[Carton 3, Folder 25] Occult Cats--Manuscript 2 (2 of 2), undated
Found in magazine box, together with Manuscript 1. This one is titled "Which Cat is Witch." The documents are not numbered, but are designated 1 and 2 by the processor; 1 was found on top of 2 in the original box.
[Carton 3, Folder 26] Occult Cats--Monsters, Cats, etc., undated
Folder label is original.
[Box 10, Folder 11] Omits Teaching All H Knows, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 27] Oriental, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 28] Poetry, undated
Found with other folders in hanging file labeled "Sort."
[Carton 3, Folder 29] Posters, Magazine Art, Etc., undated
[Carton 3, Folder 30] Primitive, undated
[Box 10, Folder 12] Proverbs, undated
[Box 10, Folder 13] Racing, 1963 and undated
[Box 10, Folder 14] Religion, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 31] Reptiles, undated
[Box 10, Folder 15] Rhymes--Source Material, undated
[Carton 3, Folder 32] Sculpture, undated
[Box 10, Folder 16] Settling Quarrels, 1963 and undated
[Carton 3, Folder 33] Sex Pics and Text (1 of 2), undated
Manuscript, notes, and images about cats and sex. Folder label is original.
[Carton 3, Folder 34] Sex Pics and Text (2 of 2), undated
Manuscript, notes, and images about cats and sex. Folder label is original.
[Carton 3, Folder 35] Sex Source Material, undated
Notes, typed pages (some heavily annotated), and some clippings.
[Carton 4, Folder 1] Should You or Shouldn't You Table of Contents, undated
Found unfoldered.
[Carton 4, Folder 2] Should You or Shouldn't You Typed Manuscript, undated
Found unfoldered.
[Box 10, Folder 17] Tricks, undated
[Carton 4, Folder 3] Unclassified Notes and Clippings, undated
Original folder label was "Unclassified."
[Carton 4, Folder 4] Unentered--Not worth while, incomplete data, etc., undated
[Carton 4, Folder 5] Unlabeled Art, undated
Images of cats--mounted, clippings, and postcards--found unfoldered in another carton.
[Carton 4, Folder 6] Unlabeled Art (1 of 2), undated
Images of cats--mounted, clippings, and postcards--found unfoldered with manuscripts. Many images have sizing notes and reproduction tags, indicating they might have been used or intended for use in publications.
[Carton 4, Folder 7] Unlabeled Art (2 of 2), undated
Images of cats--mounted, clippings, and postcards--found unfoldered with manuscripts. Many images have sizing notes and reproduction tags, indicating they might have been used or intended for use in publications.
[Box 10, Folder 18] Unlabeled Cat Folklore, undated
[Box 10, Folder 29] Unlabeled Notebook--Collected Citations and Cat Clippings, 1987-1991 and undated
[Carton 4, Folder 8] Unlabeled Notes, undated
[Box 10, Folder 20] Utilization--Medical, undated
[Box 10, Folder 21] Washing After Eating and Similar, undated
[Box 10, Folder 22] Weighing the Cat, 1960
[Box 10, Folder 23] Whittington, undated
[Carton 7, Scrapbook 5] Bogart, Guy--Album, 1940s-1960s
Photographs, clippings and mementos about Guy Bogart, who is identified in some clippings as President of National Cat Week. Includes several items signed by him, and, inserted at the back, letters to Claire and Walter Necker about National Cat Week, and a letter from Walter Necker to the editors of a cat encyclopedia.
[Carton 4, Folder 9] Bogart, Guy--Correspondence, 1954-1957
Letters (many lengthy) to and from Bogart; some from him are not addressed to Claire Necker, but many are. The order is original, but the chronology is confused.
[Carton 4, Folder 10] Budge, E. A. Wallis, Letters from, 1933-1934
Two letters from Budge, an Egyptologist at the British Museum, addressed to Walter Klinefelter[?] with clippings and a copy of a 1929 booklet prepared by Budge, dedicated to "Mike, the CAT who assisted in keeping the Main Gate of the British Museum from February 1909 to January 1929."
[Carton 4, Folder 11] Cesarone, Robert J., Letters from, 1989
A few letters and several photographs and publications from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory planetary exploration missions, on which Cesarone worked.
[Carton 4, Folder 12] Good Mews Cat Caricature, 1981
Found in unlabeled envelope.
[Carton 4, Folder 13] Kimura, K.--Letters from, 1957-1958
[Carton 4, Folder 14] Mellen, Ida M.--Correspondence, 1956-1960, 1968
Correspondence is not complete; only copies of Necker's early letters. 1968 batch is letters from Gertrude Newton about Mellen.
[Carton 4, Folder 15] Miscellaneous Old Correspondence, 1952-1968
Mostly letters to Necker. Folder label is original.
[Carton 4, Folder 16] Processor's Additional Information on Necker Biography, November 2011
[Box 11, Folder 1] Advertisements Depicting Cats, 1978-1987 and undated
[Box 11, Folder 2] Advertisements for Cat Food and Litter, 1984-1993 and undated
[Legal Box 6, Folder 1] All Pets Magazine, 1940s
Original folder labeled "All Pets Mag., Cat Arts not."
[Flat Box 8, Flat File 3] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications--Oversize (1 of 2), 1940s-1980s
Found unfoldered. Mostly images of animals, some cats, some articles about animal-related topics. The majority deal with art and decorative design. These are larger-format items, including prints and calendars.
[Flat Box 8, Flat File 4] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications--Oversize (2 of 2), 1940s-1980s
Found unfoldered. Mostly images of animals, some cats, some articles about animal-related topics. The majority deal with art and decorative design. These are larger-format items, including prints and calendars.
[Carton 4, Folder 17] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications (1 of 3), 1940s-1980s
Found unfoldered. Mostly images of animals, some cats, some articles about animal-related topics. The majority deal with art and decorative design. These are larger-format items, including prints and calendars.
[Carton 4, Folder 18] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications (2 of 3), 1940s-1980s
Found unfoldered. Mostly images of animals, some cats, some articles about animal-related topics. The majority deal with art and decorative design. These are larger-format items, including prints and calendars.
[Carton 4, Folder 19] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications (3 of 3), 1940s-1980s
Found unfoldered. Mostly images of animals, some cats, some articles about animal-related topics. The majority deal with art and decorative design. These are larger-format items, including prints and calendars.
[Box 11, Folder 3] Animal-Related Clippings and Publications, 1986-1999 and undated
Primarily from The Buffalo News.
[Flat Box 8, Flat File 1] Animal-Related Sheet Music, 1894, 1908, 1936
[Carton 4, Folder 20] AristoCats--Walt Disney Publicity Stills, 1970
Photographs and flier found in unlabeled folder.
[Legal Box 6, Folder 2] Art and Antique Publications, 1920s-1960s
[Box 11, Folder 4] Bibliographical Clippings of Books about Cats (1 of 2), 1959-1985 and undated
[Box 11, Folder 5] Bibliographical Clippings of Books about Cats (2 of 2), 1959-1985 and undated
[Carton 4, Folder 21] Bibliography of Books and Materials on Cats, Donated by Carl Van Vechten to Yale University Library, July 1971
Found unfoldered.
[Carton 4, Folder 22] Book Jackets, undated
Found unfoldered and separated into descriptive groups by processor.
[Carton 4, Folder 23] Brayton, M.--Susie, 1948
Typed booklet of cat story.
[Box 11, Folder 6] Cartoons and Illustrations, undated
All depict cats.
[Carton 4, Folder 24] Cat Photograph Album, undated
Series of 8 x 10 photographs of two Siamese cats, possibly Necker's.
[Box 11, Folder 7] Cat-Related Clippings (1 of 2), 1975-1992 and undated
[Box 12, Folder 1] Cat-Related Clippings (2 of 2), 1975-1992 and undated
[Carton 4, Folder 25] Cat Signs, Etc., undated
Tracing paper sketches or traces of cats in the shape of various letters. Folder label is original.
[Flat Box 8, Flat File 5] Cat Sticker and Coloring Books, undated
A generic cat coloring book, a Top Cat and a Felix the Cat coloring and sticker books.
[Box 12, Folder 2] Catalog Clippings of Products Depicting Cats (1 of 3), 1984-1987 and undated
[Box 12, Folder 3] Catalog Clippings of Products Depicting Cats (2 of 3), 1984-1987 and undated
[Box 12, Folder 4] Catalog Clippings of Products Depicting Cats (3 of 3), 1984-1987 and undated
[Legal Box 6, Folder 3] Cats, General Interest Publications, 1960s
Found unfoldered and separated into descriptive groups by processor.
[Legal Box 6, Folder 4] Children's Literature, 1910s [and later?]
Found unfoldered and separated into descriptive groups by processor.
[Flat Box 8, Flat File 5] Coloring and Sticker Books, undated
Generic cat coloring book, probably from 1980s, coloring and sticker books featuring Top Cat and Felix the Cat, perhaps from the 1960s or 1970s.
[Carton 4, Folder 26] Dogs--No Dingo, 1954-1958, 1971
Magazine clippings. Label is original.
[Carton 5, Folder 1] European (Non-English) Publications, [18th century?], 1911, 1955
Found unfoldered with other clippings and publications.
[Box 12, Folder 5] Greeting Cards, Stickers, and Stamps, 1985 and undated
[Carton 5, Folder 2] Japanese Publications, undated?
[Carton 5, Folder 3] Magazine Clippings About Cats, 1970s-1981
Unlabeled folder of a few magazine clippings.
[Box 12, Folder 6] The New Yorker Articles, Covers and Illustrations Relating to Cats, 1983-1988 and undated
[Carton 5, Folder 4] Newberry, Clare Turlay--Portfolio of Drawings of Cats and Kittens, 1956
Set of reproductions, found in unlabeled folder.
[Legal Box 6, Folder 6] Pet-Related Publications, 1940s-1990s
Found unfoldered and separated into descriptive groups by processor.
[Box 12, Folder 7] Publications on Cat Health and Training, 1983-1988 and undated
[Carton 5, Folder 5] Ross, Annette--Categorically Speaking Clipping, 1954
[Carton 5, Card Box 1] Sketchbooks, undated
Six books of pencil sketches (each 5.5 x 8.5 x .5 inches), with a few color washes, mostly of pets, by unknown artist. Assuming the people depicted are shown wearing every-day clothing, the sketches likely date from the late 19th or early 20th century.
[Carton 5, Card Box 2] Tradecards and Postcards, undated

Creator

Necker, Claire

Quantity

12.5 Linear feet

General Physical Description

Six archival cartons, 1 archival legalbox, 1 flatbox (21 x 15 x 3.5), 4 archival boxes.

Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff external link.

Language

English

Acquisition Information

Manuscript materials purchased for the NCSU Libraries by various anonymous donors, 2003 (Accession no. 2003-0004). Necker donated her collection to the Animal Rights Network in 1998, and the collection came to the NCSU Libraries with the ARN collection in 2003. It originally included more than 1,000 books about cats and thousands of cat collectibles, ranging from cat-themed towels and dishes to wallpapers, phonograph records, sculptures and toys. Many of the books were incorporated into the Libraries' general collection, and the artifacts not kept. The books in the general collection are cataloged with "Animal Rights Network Collection (North Carolina State University)" in the Other Author field. Unfortunately, the books of the Necker Collection are not differentiated from the books of other ARN collections.

Processing

Processed by Babi Hammond, October 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Babi Hammond, November 2011; updated by Sarah Bost and Samantha Crisp, July 2013.

Scope and Content Note

Claire Necker Papers contain notes, drafts, compilations of images, clippings and publications relating to Necker's research for her publications. The bulk of the collection is in the first series, and consists of folders of notes and drafts, and (especially) folders of illustrations Necker compiled during her research. There are also numerous notebooks listing publications and artworks in some way relating to cats or other animals. The correspondence series is fairly short, and has mostly letters to Necker. The only substantial set of correspondence is with Guy Bogart, who traded lengthy typed letters with Necker and two other correspondents (Bogart apparently distributed copies of his letters to others). Much of the material is undated, but likely dates from the 1960s-1980s, with only some (mostly clipppings) dating from the late 19th or early 20th century, or earlier.

Biographical/Historical Note

Claire Kral Necker was born Claire Kral Nemec on 16 October 1917. In 1939 she married Walter L. Necker, who was then completing a BS in zoology at the University of Chicago. She and Walter shared interests in science and bibliography. Walter worked with a variety of organizations as, at various times, scientist, librarian, curator and rare books cataloger. Claire earned Master's degrees in Zoology and Chemisty (when and where is not documented, though it was sometime before 1968), and after World War II she and Walter started Aardvark Books, a mail-order antiquarian book business. Claire and Walter divorced in 1968, and she found work at a local library. Claire had for some time pursued without much success a career as a free-lance writer, but in 1969 she published her first book, Cats and Dogs (A. S. Barnes). Necker's other works include The Natural History of Cats (Delta, 1970), Supernatural Cats; An Anthology (Doubleday, 1972), Four Centuries of Cat Books (Scarecrow Press, 1972), and The Cat's Got Our Tongue (Scarecrow Press, 1973). She died 19 March 2010 in Pawling, New York.

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