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Big Little Books Collection
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  • Access
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Creator: Whitman Publishing Company
    Title: Big Little Books Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1933-1948
    Extent: 10.4 linear feet
    Abstract: The Big Little Books, a series of small books published by the Whitman Publishing Company, consist of stories based on comic strips, radio dramas, and popular fiction. This collection contains 193 volumes, including titles from the following series: Dick Tracy, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, and Popeye.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-480
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Administrative History

    The Big Little Books are a series of small books published by the Whitman Publishing Company. They consist of stories based on comic strips, radio dramas, and popular fiction.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains 193 Big Little Books including titles from the following series: Dick Tracy, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, and Popeye.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by title.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Whitman Publishing Company
    Big little books
    Comic books, strips, etc.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Big Little Books Collection, D-480, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.