Dime novels and juvenile literature collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
11 MWalB02240

Dates

  • 1805-1979 (Creation)
  • 1865-1925 (Creation)

Extents

  • 168.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 168 record center boxes other_unmapped (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Arrangement

    For more information about the collection, please consult the preliminary container list available on the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department website.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Preferred Citation

    Dime novels and juvenile literature collection, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of over 1,000 dime novels, with an extensive collection of the works of Horatio Alger, Harry Castleman, Oliver Optic, and other boys' and girls' literature of the 19th and early 20th century. The collection also contains numerous newspapers and periodicals of the same era. A preliminary container list of the collection is available on the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department website. Records to some of the titles can be accessed through OneSearch, the library's online catalog.

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