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TOPP, CHESTER W.
Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks bibliography files, 1969-1993

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zzq0


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Topp, Chester W.
Title: Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks bibliography files, 1969-1993
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1156
Extent: 12 linear ft. (12 boxes)
Abstract:Typescript drafts of Chester W. Topp's bibliography, Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905, published in 1993.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Separated Material

Yellowbacks received as part of this collection have been catalogued individually. These materials may be located in the Emory University online catalog by searching for: Chester W. Topp collection of Victorian yellowbacks and paperbacks.

Source

Gift, 2010.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks bibliography files, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Chester W. Topp, a mathematics professor, began collecting Victorian literature and yellowbacks in particular, in 1969. Yellowbacks are cheap novels published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in Great Britain. In 1993, Topp published the nine volume Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Topp received a B.A. from Huron College in 1938, a M.A. in mathematics from the University of Illinois in 1939, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Case Institute of Technology in 1951. He is emeritus professor of mathematics at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

Chester W. Topp, a mathematics professor, began collecting Victorian literature and yellowbacks in particular, in 1969. Yellowbacks are cheap novels published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in Great Britain. In 1993, Topp published the nine volume Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Topp received a B.A. from Huron College in 1938, a M.A. in mathematics from the University of Illinois in 1939, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Case Institute of Technology in 1951. He is emeritus professor of mathematics at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the papers of Chester W. Topp. The papers consist entirely of typescript lists of his yellowback collection and drafts of the bibliography Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849-1905, published in 1993.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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