Acknowledgments and Thanks
The American Women's Dime Novel Project, and its author, Felicia
L. Carr, are indebted to the following supporters and contributors
and wishes to convey thanks to all the people who have helped bring
this project to fruition.
|The Center for History and New
Media at George Mason University for hosting the site and
providing technical assistance.
Professors Katrina Irving, Barbara Melosh and Lawrence Levine
for scholarly support and advice on the subject of American
popular culture and women's popular fiction.
The staff of the Library of Congress
for providing research support and office space for research
into the subject of the women's dime novels, including rare
book librarian Clark Evans for his enthusiastic support and
reference librarian Thomas Mann who lends his considerable research
experience to unearthing the tradition of American women's dime
Emory University's Women
Writers Resource Project, in particular Charles Spornick
and Scott Ellis for their ongoing assistance in digitizing women's
dime novels for the web.
Popular Culture Association for the Marshal Fishwick Travel
Grant which helped support research into dime novel collections.
The Huntington Library in California for a C. Allan and Marjorie
Braun research fellowship of the Huntington Library which provided
access to their dime novel collection.
Northern Illinois University for the Horatio Alger Fellowship
for the Study of Popular Culture which provided access to the
Dime Novel Collection and to Mark Williams for his assistance
with the collection.
Members of the Graduate Women's Writing Group at George Mason
University, including Ann Bazzarone, Hazel Brandenburg, Sora
Friedman, Jennifer Gauthier, Karen Hofer Luecke, Elena Razlogova,
and Laura Schiavo who have read and commented on every aspect
of this project and who provided scholarly assistance, writing
advice, and moral support.