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Popular Culture Literature Collection:

A Guide to the Titles at Georgia State University

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

March 2016



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2016-09-23T14:35-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Title: Popular Culture literature collection
Dates: 1902-1914; 1931-1958; 1968-2002; 2012
Quantity: 23.0 Linear feet (in 30 boxes)
Abstract:The Popular Culture Literature Collection primarily contains serial publications that reflect the popular reading taste of American children and adults, 1902-1914, 1931-2012, including pulp magazines, Armed Services Edition paperbacks, Big Little Books and the Big Little Times collectors' newsletter, dime novels, and comic books.
Identification: M225
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Popular Culture Literature Collection primarily contains serial publications that reflect the popular reading taste of American children and adults, 1902-1914, 1931-2012. The artificial collection contains pulp magazines, 1931-1951; Armed Services Edition paperbacks, 1943-1945; Big Little Books and the Big Little Times collectors' newsletter, 1933-1940, 1991-1992; and dime novels, 1902-1914; and comic books, 1944-1958; 1968-2002; 2012.


Index Terms

Council on Books in Wartime
DC Comics, Inc.
Marvel Comics Group
Street & Smith
Big little books
Comic books, strips, etc
Literature
Popular literature
Pulp literature
Romance fiction
Superheroes
Supervillains
Western stories
Dime novels

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [series title], Popular Culture Literature Collection, M225, Popular Music and Culture Collection, Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Items in Series I-IV donated by Wayne W. Daniel and those in Series V donated by John Canfield, 2012-2015. Subsequently, items added to Series V from other sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Tony Dinh, 2013 and Minh Nguyen 2015. Notes by William Hardesty, 2014. EAD finding aid created by Harold Victor Hansen, March 2016.


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