Western Fiction Ephemera Collection

California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
800 N State College Blvd.
3rd Floor, Library South, PLS-352
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
(657) 278-3444
http://www.library.fullerton.edu/
2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Western Fiction Ephemera Collection
Dates: 1900-1950
Collection Number: SC.26
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 145 uncatalogued paperbacks and 92 periodical titles (45 linear feet).
Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
Fullerton, California 92834-4150
Abstract: Western Fiction Ephemera Collection consists of 145 uncatalogued paperbacks and 92 periodical titles pertaining to the fiction of the American West and traditional Western genres.
Language of Material: English

Access

The collection is open to the public.

Preferred Citation

Western Fiction Ephemera Collection. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

Scope and Content of Collection

One of the highlights is a long run of Street and Smith's Western Story Magazine (September 1922-January 1935). A small collection of early "Dime Novels" focusing on the mythic "Wild West" are also included.