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Ace Books Records

An inventory of its records at Syracuse University

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Date: 1966

Biographical History

American publishing firm, specializing in popular literature.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Ace Books Records consists of Manuscripts for periodicals published by Ace Books, including Confidential confessions, Daring romances, Love fiction, Revealing romances, and Secrets (1935-1962); and Photographs used for illustrations of Secrets, 1937.

Arrangement of the Collection

Alphabetical by publication title, within that chronological.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

The collection originally included published issues of a number of Ace periodicals, including Champion Sports, Confidential confessions, Detective dragnet, Flying aces, Love fiction, Red seal western, Secret agent-x, Sky birds, Western aces, and more. The collection also originally contained a number of Ace science fiction novels; these too have been transferred to Rare Books for cataloging. Please refer to Libraries Search to locate these items.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Ace Books.

Associated Titles

Confidential confessions.
Daring romances.
Love fiction.
Revealing romances.


Confession stories -- Periodicals.
Love -- Fiction.
Love stories -- Periodicals.
Periodicals -- Publishing.
Popular literature -- Publishing.
Publishers and publishing -- United States.
Western stories -- Periodicals.


United States -- Popular culture.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts for publication.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Ace Books Records,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Aaron Wynn, 1966-1968

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