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Raymond A. Mengar Dime Novel Collection
MS.033  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Raymond A. Mengar Dime Novel Collection
    Dates: 1898-1928
    Collection Number: MS.033
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 7 linear ft. (16 boxes)
    Repository: San Diego Public Library
    San Diego, California 92101
    Abstract: The collection contains 769 copies of detective, western, and adventure novels. Titles include: All Around Weekly, Fame and Fortune Weekly, Frank Manley’s Weekly, Frank Reade Weekly, Liberty Boys of ‘76, Pluck and Luck, Secret Service, Wide Awake Weekly, Wild West, Work and Win, Tip Top Weekly.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    San Diego Public Library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of San Diego Public Library's collection must be given by the San Diego Public Library.

    Preferred Citation

    Raymond A. Mengar Dime Novel Collection. San Diego Public Library

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was acquired by the Public Library in 1970 with funds bequeathed by Edwin A. Benjamin.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 769 copies of detective, western, and adventure novels. Titles include: All Around Weekly, Fame and Fortune Weekly, Frank Manley’s Weekly, Frank Reade Weekly, Liberty Boys of ‘76, Pluck and Luck, Secret Service, Wide Awake Weekly, Wild West, Work and Win, Tip Top Weekly. This collection was acquired by the Public Library in 1970 with funds bequeathed by Edwin A. Benjamin.

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