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Dime novels (series), ca. 1888-1938

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Type:
Bibliographies
Articles
Books
Novels
Date:
1888
1938
ca 1888-1938
1940-1950
Notes:
Dime novels, also called "penny dreadfuls," were generally cheap and sensational, containing adventure and crime and detective stories.
Summary:
This portion of the Warshaw collection remains unprocessed. The series includes examples of dime novels, such as the Deadwood Dick series, and including some German-language examples; advertising, Charles Bragin's 1938 bibliography of dime novels; correspondence; and documents and articles about collecting dime novels, dealers, etc..
Cite as:
Dime Novels series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Detective
Adventure stories
Collectors and collecting
Crime
Dealers (Retail trade)
Dime novels
Fiction
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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