This week sees a significant number of new and exciting dime novel titles to read including a number of Nickle Weeklies, several new story papers, a non-fiction stage magic titles, and WWII vintage Villanova theses. Work also continues on the large Elizabeth Sarah Kite personal paper collection. As well as reading please feel free to listen to an audio interview with former Dime Novel Round-Up editor and noted bibliographer Edward T. LeBlanc conducted by Lydia Schurman:
American Catholic Historical Society
Elizabeth Sarah Kite Collection (39+ letters/postcards added)
Dime Novel and Popular Literature
Dobrodružný svět (2 issues, Czech)
El Pirata Negro (1 issue, Spanish)
Fame and Fortune Weekly : Stories of Boys that Make Money (2 issues)
The Liberty Boys and Paul Jones; or, the Martyrs of the Prison-Ships / by Harry Moore. From:
The Liberty Boys of “76″ : a weekly magazine containing stories of the American Revolution.
Captain Ebony; or, bound by the golden fetters.
Old Broadbrim into the heart of Australia; or, A strange bargain and its consequences.
Kellar’s Wizard’s Manual : a practical treatise on ventriloquism and hypnotism
Penny illustrated paper and illustrated times (2 issues)
Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue)
Edward T. LeBlanc, August 1982 Oral History Audio Interviews (3 cassettes)
Villanova Digital Collection
1942 (Complete: 42 theses added)
1943 (Complete: 53 theses added)