Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Content Description A broad collection of dime novels and story papers offering examples of the development of popular culture, as well as depictions of Native Americans in the era. The 4000-plus dime novels in our collection, these valuable pieces capture the beginnings of American popular culture. Although in the modern age “dime novel” has become a term to describe any quickly written, lurid potboiler and as such is generally used as a pejorative to describe a sensationalized yet superficial piece of written...
Dates: 1861 - 1920
Scope and Contents Research materials related to the history of Tulsa compiled for the purpose of writing a book on the topic sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa. Items included are newspaper clippings, theses, pamphlets, newsletters, taped interviews and transcripts, and photographs. Some material related to Dr. Settle's dissertation on Jesse James and on dime novels. Dr. Settle was a faculty member of the history department at The University of Tulsa.
Dates: 1900 - 1985