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The Young Men of America: A Sparkling Journal for Young Ladies and Gentleman

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3151

This collection consists of a tabloid-sized story paper on newsprint entitled The Young Men of America dated August 23, 1888, Vol. XL, No. 572. It contains a number of serialized children's stories with illustrations, with Davy Crockett, Jr. on the front page. It also contains short factual articles, letters to the editor, and advertisements on the back page.

Dates

  • 1888 August 23

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a tabloid-sized story paper entitled The Young Men of America dated August 23, 1888. It contains a number of serialized children's stories, including Davy Crockett, Jr., as well as factual articles, letters to the editor, and advertisements.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Young Men of America was a children's story paper published in New York by Frank Tousey from 1888 to 1889. Frank Tousey published other, similar papers and dime novels.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single oversized folder

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on June 12, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480