Pardon our dust as the Dime Novels Collection moves off its obsolete hardware to a brand new platform. In the meantime, many of the search and browse functions are broken, along with some images and links; others are accessible only on the Stanford campus. We hope to have everything put back together for you by June 2015.

 
   




Guided Tours

Print Processes

This guided tour provides an overview of the various color and black and white print processes used to reproduce dime novel and story paper illustrations during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is also a bibliography of selected sources for more information.

Kristin St. John
Linda Zimmerman
June, 1997

Tour of a Dime Novel Cover

This guided tour provides an explanation of the elements one would typically find on a cover during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Linda Zimmerman
August, 1997

The Stanford Collection

This guided tour provides gives detailed information about Stanford's collection, and more general information about other Dime Novel collections of distinction in the United States.

Linda Zimmerman
August, 1997