Arthur and Phyllis Rieser Mystery Collection
Friday March 23rd 2007, 12:01 pm
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The Browne Popular Culture Library is honored to have received a substantial gift of more than 10,000 volumes from the personal mystery collection of Arthur and Phyllis Rieser. This collection includes first editions, early printings and trade editions of mystery and suspense novels, including true crime and fictional crime from about 1880 to the present. […]



Carl Jacobi Collection
Saturday March 17th 2007, 12:08 pm
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The Carl Jacobi Collection at the Browne Library is one of the largest and most comprehensive of the Library’s manuscript holdings, and documents Jacobi’s fifty year career as a horror, fantasy, science fiction, and adventure fiction writer. Jacobi attended the University of Minnesota (1927-1930), where he wrote for the campus humor magazine, Ski-U-Mah, and the […]



The Invisible Ink Collection
Saturday March 17th 2007, 12:07 pm
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Ghostwriter Chris Woodyard, author of the Haunted Ohio series of ghost stories, and the founder of Invisible Ink: Books on Ghosts & Hauntings catalog, has donated a significant collection of ghost stories and books on parapsychology to the Browne Library of Bowling Green State University. The original gift consisted of more than 700 volumes; subsequent […]



Sheldon R. Jaffrey Collection
Saturday March 17th 2007, 12:07 pm
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The Browne Library at Bowling Green State University has an important collection of books and manuscript materials in the field of science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature donated by Sheldon R. Jaffery, of Cleveland, Ohio. A special strength of the collection is Jaffery’s near complete series of Arkham House books, the oldest and most prestigious […]



Steve Allen Collection
Tuesday March 13th 2007, 12:10 pm
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Best known for his fifty-year career in television comedy, Steve Allen has also worked in radio, motion pictures, theater, and in concert and club venues. His extraordinary versatility as entertainer, pianist, composer, poet and critic are documented in the Steve Allen Collection at the Browne Library. The Steve Allen Show, television’s first talk show, started […]