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Special Collections and Archives

Borowitz Detective and True Crime Magazines

Borowitz Crime Collection: Detective and True Crime Magazines, 1930 - [1994?]

Inventory

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, April 24, 2003; revised June 2005
3 oversized document cases, 1 cubic foot, 11th floor


Scope and Content

This collection, donated by Albert and Helen Borowitz, contains issues of detective magazines and true crime magazines dating from the 1930s through 1987. The bulk of the magazines date from 1939-1955. The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of magazine and then chronologically within each title. Please note that Special Collections also houses other detective magazines that are cataloged in KentLINK.

NOTE TO RESEARCHERS: The inventory below is only a partial listing of the items in this collection. Additional materials will be added as they are processed. Check back for updates.


Box 1

Folder -- Contents
  1. Armchair Detective. v. 20, n.4, Fall 1987.
  2. Crime and Punishment. May 1969.
  3. Daring Detective. October, 1941.
  4. Detective Cases. October, 1959.
  5. Did Justice Triumph? January, 1967.
  6. Dynamic Detective. July, 1937
  7. Front Page Detective. April, 1939.
  8. Front Page Detective. December, 1946.
  9. Inside Detective. July, 1935.
  10. Inside Detective. June, 1939.
  11. Inside Detective. September, 1958.
  12. Master Detective. December, 1929.
  13. Master Detective. February, 1935.
  14. Master Detective. December, 1936.
  15. Master Detective. February, 1939.
  16. Murder Casebook. v. 6, part 84, [1991?]
  17. Murder Casebook. v. 6, part 86, [1991?]
  18. Murder Casebook. v. 7, part 95, [1991?]
  19. Murder Casebook. v. 10, part 149, [1992?]

Box 2

Folder -- Contents
  1. Official Detective Stories. February, 1955.
  2. Official Detective Stories. May, 1955.
  3. Official Detective Stories. June, 1955.
  4. Official Detective Stories. September, 1955.
  5. Official Detective Stories. December, 1955.
  6. Official Detective Stories. January, 1956.
  7. Official Detective Stories. February, 1956.
  8. Official Detective Stories. March, 1956.
  9. Official Detective Stories. April, 1956.
  10. Official Detective Stories. July, 1956.
  11. Official Detective Stories. August, 1956.
  12. Official Detective Stories. September, 1956.
  13. Official Detective Stories. November, 1956.
  14. Official Detective Stories. December, 1956.
  15. Official Detective Stories. January, 1957.
  16. Official Detective Stories. March, 1957.
  17. Official Detective Stories. April, 1957.
  18. Official Detective Stories. June, 1957.
  19. Official Detective Stories. August, 1957.
  20. Official Detective Stories. September, 1957.
  21. Official Detective Stories. October, 1957.
  22. Official Detective Stories. November, 1957.
  23. Official Detective Stories. January, 1958.
  24. Official Detective Stories. February, 1958.
  25. Official Detective Stories. March, 1958.
  26. Official Detective Stories. April, 1958.

Box 3

Folder -- Contents
  1. Official Detective Stories. July, 1958.
  2. Official Detective Stories. September, 1958.
  3. Official Detective Stories. January, 1959.
  4. Official Detective Stories. February, 1959.
  5. Official Detective Stories. March, 1959.
  6. Official Detective Stories. May, 1959.
  7. Official Detective Stories. June, 1959.
  8. Official Detective Stories. August, 1959.
  9. Official Detective Stories. October, 1959.
  10. Official Detective Stories. November, 1959.
  11. Official Detective Stories. November, 1966.
  12. Official Detective Stories. April, 1979.
  13. Real Detective. Fall, 1944.
  14. Real Life Crimes...and how they were solved. v. 2, part 29, [1993?]
  15. Real Life Crimes...and how they were solved. v. 3, part 39, [1993?]
  16. Real Life Crimes...and how they were solved. v. 4, part 46, [1993?]
  17. Real Life Crimes...and how they were solved. v. 4, part 47, [1993?]
  18. Real Life Crimes...and how they were solved. v. 4, part 55, [1994?]
  19. Startling Detective. November, 1936
  20. Startling Detective. February, 1937
  21. Startling Detective. August, 1944.
 
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