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Literature

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  1. Big Little Books collection

    The Whitman Publishing Company in Racine, Wisconsin published Big Little Books from 1932 to 1949. These books were small in size, usually around 3.5 by 4.5 inches, but promised big entertainment for only a dime. Each book featured full-page illustrations ...

    mnboyer - 2022-02-11 12:09

  2. Richard Wormser Papers

    Richard Wormser (1907-1977) became a writer of short stories and serialized novels for a number of the better known pulp magazines of the day including Argosy, Blue Book and Detective Fiction Weekly. As Wormser became more successful, his stories were ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2022-02-11 13:01

  3. TusCon Records collection

    The TusCon Records contains materials related to the TusCon Science Fiction Convention from its beginnings with the first convention held in 1974 up to 2014. The collection also contains materials and ephemera from various other science fiction ...

    mnboyer - 2022-04-29 12:56

  4. Western pulp fiction collection

    The Western pulp fiction collection contains hundreds of pulp fiction novels published between 1920 and 1984. The term 'pulp fiction' was applied to perceived lowbrow genre literature, typically printed on lesser-quality (pulp) paper stock. Pulp ...

    mnboyer - 2022-04-29 13:04

  5. Dell mapback paperback collection

    Dell "mapback" paperback books (1943-1951) are an early and popular publication of Dell paperback books. The Dell mapback series is distinctive due to both its front cover artwork, and its back-cover artwork; the latter diagrams the locale of ...

    mnboyer - 2022-12-19 11:46

  6. Simon Pettet papers

    Simon Pettet is an English-born poet and long-time resident of New York's Lower East Side. Born on November 6, 1953 in Wrotham, England, he studied at the University of Essex (1972 to 1975), at Kings College, and the University of London (1976 to ...

    adhoward - 2023-05-02 09:12

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