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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Popular Literature Collection 1885-1972

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Popular Literature. Collection

Dates:

1885-1972

Size:

40 linear feet (91 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

A collection of approximately 2,000 paperback novels and science fiction magazines. It represents many of the major paperback publishers of the 20th century, including Bantam, Popular Library, Permabooks, Ace, and Dell. It covers a wide variety of subject matter, including the classic paperback genres (literature, romance, mystery, and science fiction).

Information on Use

Access

This collection is open for research.

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