Libraries and Special Collections
The Joseph Heller Archive @ University of South Carolina
Literary archive of Joseph Heller which includes notes, drafts, typescripts, edited typescripts, and proofs. The archive is not yet cataloged, but has contact information for the department of rare books and special collections.
American Literature Collection @ USC
Author based collection of North American writing containing 65,000 volumes with emphasis on the period from 1850-1975. Post WWII materials include recordings, magazines, and ephemera from the L.A. Beat movement and typescripts, galleys. and correspondence of Charles Bukowski. Has online catalog and contact info.
UCR Eaton Collection
The J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of science fiction, fantasy, horror and utopian fiction. The world's largest cataloged collection of materials in the field. Contains over 65,000 volumes, with thousands of issues of science fiction and fantasy magazines, comic books, graphic novels, and fanzines and literary papers of famous sci-fi writers. Has links to other sci-fi WWW pages.
Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction @ UNC Greensboro
Library of popular detective fiction of the 19th and 20th Century written by women or featuring women detectives. The collection seems more geared to pre WWII writers, but does include some contemporary and postwar figures. The collection has 3000 volumes representing nearly 200 authors. Features an online catalog and links to other detective and mystery writer websites.
University of Delaware Printing and Book Arts
Collection houses material relating to the history of printing, papermaking, and book arts. Includes a poster collection with advertising posters for American movies, theater and artistic events from the 1940s-1980s, with over 300 rock concert posters from the 1960s. There is contact information, however, the collection does not appear to have an online catalog.
Lesbian Pulp Novel Collection @ Duke University
This page lists books in the collection, as well as contact information. Also offers a list of important secondary sources in the field.
Popular Culture Libary @ Bowling Green State University
The largest and most comprehensive research facility in the US devoted exclusively to the acquisition and preservation of primary research materials on19th and 20th century American popular culture. This site offers contact information and an overview of their extensive holdings in contemporary culture.
UCLA Special Collections in Literature
Includes the papers of several CA and LA authors of the post-war era, such as Ray Bradbury and Christopher Isherwood. They also have a number of pulps such as Dime Detective Magazine and Weird Tales.
The Flannery O'Connor Collection
The collection's website features an introduction to the collection's holdings as well as contact information, collection workshops and conferences, bibliography of O' Connor criticism, and a catalog of items for sale.
Ralph Ellison Library
2000 NE 23
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
National Museum of Photography, Film and Television
Website contains information on exhibits and collections.
UCLA Film and TV Archive
Dedicated to film preservation, screenings of world cinema, and maintaining a research and study center. A great collection for film and TV historians.
National Civil Rights Museum
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the NCRM offers an online tour and lists holdings for its collections of civil rights artifacts and documents.
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