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The Special Collections Reading Room will be in Carrier Library, Room 220 for the entire summer.
|JMU Special Collections Blog Post||4/20/2014|
|Special Collections Acquires Rare Issue of Amazing Stories||4/11/2013|
|Important English Texts||4/11/2013|
|Picturing the Shenandoah Valley in the Mid-20th Century||11/7/2011|
|Maltese Falcon comes to JMU||9/8/2011|
Special Collections has a growing collection of Black Mask Magazines. The Black Mask is a pulp magazine launched in 1920 by H.L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan. The Black Mask focused primarily on mystery and crime stories. The famous Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett first appeared in the September 1929 issue.