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Guide to the Gay and Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection MSS.116


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Collection processed by Collection processed by Theresa Smalec; revised finding aid written by Anna Björnsson McCormick

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 01, 2022
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bolerium Books
Title: Gay and Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1955-1988
Abstract: Pulp magazines, often known as "pulp fiction," were commonly used to publish and distribute genre fiction in the first half of the 20th century. This collection contains over 1000 volumes of gay and lesbian erotica published in pulp magazines between 1955 and 1988. Many of these novels were published pseudonymously to evade anti-vice Comstock Laws.
Quantity: 66 Linear Feet in 44 boxes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: MSS.116