Collection ID: DA676
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Summary

Abstract:
This collection consists of broadsheets, ephemera, "fast literature," magazines, and newspapers chiefly from the Sadleir collection.
Extent:
8 boxes 5 oversize folders
Language:
Materials are in English .
Preferred citation:

[Item], London Lowlife: Broadsheets, Chapbooks, Ephemera, and Periodicals from the Late 1800s, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

This collection consists of broadsheets, ephemera, "fast literature," magazines, and newspapers chiefly from the Sadleir collection. Serials include Ally Sloper's Comic Kalendar, Comic Almanack, Days' Doings, The Ferret, Fun (Lloyd's Weekly), Illustrated London Clipper, Illustrated Police News, New Comic Times, Police News Miscellany, Punch and Judy Penny Comic, and Sensation Magazine.

Monographs include The Fruits of Philosophy, National History and Views of London and Its Environs, The Poor Women of Paris, Social Purity, and Wicked London.

Subjects include the Boulton and Park trial, the Crawford Divorce, the Contagious Diseases Acts, Maria Monk, the Mordaunt Divorce, Mother Shipton's Prophecies, poems and music hall lyrics, and the Tichborne Claimant. Trial reports include the Balham murder, the Euston murder, the Penge murder, and the Whitechapel murder.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of broadsheets, ephemera, "fast literature," magazines, and newspapers chiefly from the Sadleir collection. Serials include Ally Sloper's Comic Kalendar, Comic Almanack, Days' Doings, The Ferret, Fun (Lloyd's Weekly), Illustrated London Clipper, Illustrated Police News, New Comic Times, Police News Miscellany, Punch and Judy Penny Comic, and Sensation Magazine.

Monographs include The Fruits of Philosophy, National History and Views of London and Its Environs, The Poor Women of Paris, Social Purity, and Wicked London.

Subjects include the Boulton and Park trial, the Crawford Divorce, the Contagious Diseases Acts, Maria Monk, the Mordaunt Divorce, Mother Shipton's Prophecies, poems and music hall lyrics, and the Tichborne Claimant. Trial reports include the Balham murder, the Euston murder, the Penge murder, and the Whitechapel murder.

Arrangement:

Box 1: Miscellaneous items including Ally Sloper Comic Kalendars

Box 2: Miscellaneous items chiefly concerning The Contagious Diseases Acts

Box 3: Miscellaneous items including The Ferret

Box 4: Miscellaneous items including Life in the Strand

Box 5: Miscellaneous items including Mr. Bradlaugh's Letter to the Prince of Wales

Box 6: Miscellaneous items including Sensation Magazine

Box 7: Miscellaneous items including the Tichborne Claimant

Box 8: Miscellaneous items including The Unnatural History and Petticoat Mystery of Boulton and Clark

Oversize Folder 1: Miscellaneous broadsheets and The Days' Doings

Oversize Folder 2: Miscellaneous broadsheets and periodicals including The Illustrated London Clipper

Oversize Folder 3: Miscellaneous broadsheets and periodicals including The Police News Miscellany

Oversize Folder 4: Miscellaneous broadsheets and periodicals including The War Cry; and Official Gazette of the Salvation Army

Oversize Folder 5: Miscellaneous broadsheets and periodicals including The Gin-Shop

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is open for research.

PREFERRED CITATION:

[Item], London Lowlife: Broadsheets, Chapbooks, Ephemera, and Periodicals from the Late 1800s, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1200 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500, USA
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
(812) 855-2452
liblilly@indiana.edu