Gay pulp paperback book collection Edit


MSS 413 large


  • approximately 1960-1981 (Creation)


  • 7 Linear Feet (Whole)
    7 boxes.



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Libraries Special Collections' reading room.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Gay pulp paperback book collection, MSS 413, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Recieved from several donors.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Edward R. Barton in October 2013.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Gay pulp fiction, also known as gay pulps, were written primarily from the 1930s to 1960s. As with many other genres of that time period, they were predominately paper books printed using wood pulp paper.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection is comprised of seven boxes of gay pulp paper books.

  • Arrangement

    Arranged into series and then alphabetically by author's last name.