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Children's Literature Research Collections

Collections currently in the UMedia Archive:

  • Beadle's Weekly
    Beadle's Weekly featured serialized stories from numerous authors presented in a story paper format. Marketed to both children and adults alike, this publication ran from 1882-1885. This collection is comprised of three volumes totaling 156 issues.
  • The Illustrated Police News
  • Kerlan Collection Artwork
    Original children's literature artwork and illustrations from the Kerlan Collection.
  • Kerlan Collection Manuscripts
    Original children's literature manuscripts and production material from the Kerlan Collection.
  • The Oz Collection
    A personal collection of Oziana and other Baum-related children's literature collected by Laura Jane Musser throughout her lifetime.
  • Pulp Novel Covers