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On This Date — Sept. 16

On any given date of the year there are dozens of letters that were composed by the Stratemeyer Syndicate or by correspondents and sent in.  This is an interesting and revealing letter from this date to a young fan. My Dear Young Friend: When writing replies to fan mail, Stratemeyer routinely addressed them in this […]

Event — Del Mar Antique Fair

Christmas in November The Del Mar Antique Fair (Nov. 18-20, 2016) in San Diego County has a theme of “Christmas in November” and we will be there to offer Stratemeyer Syndicate and other series books and children’s favorites.  More details may be found on the event page. Come and buy some books and learn something […]

Nancy Drew Myth Busting

There is an unfortunate amount of false information about Edward Stratemeyer, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and Nancy Drew, both in print and online.  As these legends are repeated, they take on a semblance of truth that is undeserved. This piece, called “The Nancy Drew Mythtery Stories,” was made at the 2007 Nancy Drew Conference at Wilson […]

Happy Mother’s Day, Anna Siegel Stratemeyer

While we are beginning to understand the scope of Edward Stratemeyer’s contributions to the massively popular books read by millions of children spanning more than 120 years, it seems fitting for Mother’s Day to remember Edward’s mother, Anna Siegel Stratemeyer. She was born in Bremen, Germany on October 28, 1828.  Her first husband was the […]