Two New Digital Collections on American Popular Culture

The Library has two new new digital collections supporting the study of American popular culture. The first, titled The Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive, will, when complete, include complete runs of 26 American and British consumer and trade magazines, from their inception to the year 2000. Influential trade titles include Variety and Billboard. The second collection, titled American Popular Entertainment, is a project of the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library, and will include entertainment industry newspapers and trade journals published between 1853 and 1929. The collection currently contains the Vaudeville News, the Player, and the New York Clipper, with the Dramatic Mirror soon-to-be-added.

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