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Algis Budrys papers

Call Number: MS 112

Collection comprising typescript draft (with manuscript corrections) for Algys Budrys's science-fiction novel Who?; two printed editions of the novel; and the painting by Kelly Freas that inspired Budrys's short story "Who?", which Budrys later expanded into a novel.

Dates: approximately 1955

Brian Wilson Aldiss papers

Call Number: MS 214

Brain Wilson Aldiss is a British author best known for his science fiction novels and criticism. This collection includes letters, drafts, and other papers representing all stages of preparation for his Helliconia trilogy. The collection is organized to show how the Helliconia project evolved, from early planning and research to publication and reception.

Dates: 1978 - 1984

Carl Sherrell papers

Call Number: MS 365

This collection consists of papers created by the illustrator and science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer Carl Sherrell, including draft materials, manuscript and printed copies of published and unpublished works, correspondence with writers and publishers, reference material, publications by Sherrell's associates, and other materials associated with his writing and illustration career.

Dates: approximately 1960-1990

Corporate Papers of the Robert Mills Literary Agency

Call Number: MS 307

In 1959, Robert Park Mills founded the Robert Mills Literary Agency. Mills worked full time as an agent, representing a wide variety of science fiction writers. In 1984, Robert Mills retired and sold the agency to Richard Curtis Associates. This collection contains correspondence, book agreements, and royalty contracts between the Robert Mills Literary Agency and authors.

Dates: 1948 - 1989

Donald A. Wollheim papers

Call Number: MS 250

Avid science fiction writer and fan Donald A. Wollheim (1914-1990) was the founding editor-in-chief of Ace Books and editor-in-chief for Avon Books. He founded the family owned and operated DAW Books, the only paperback house devoted entirely to science fiction and fantasy. This collection reflects his writing and publishing activities, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, editor's proofs, and books from his library.

Dates: 1933 - 2007

Donald Moffitt papers

Call Number: MS 360

Donald Moffitt was an author whose writing career spanned the late 1950s through the 2010s. Best-known for works of science fiction, his writing spanned a variety of genres, including pulp, mysteries, and espionage and historical fiction. His papers provide valuable insight into his life and creative process through a comprehensive collection of his manuscripts, both published and unpublished, in addition to select correspondence and other personal materials.

Dates: 1946 - 2015

Eric Temple Bell manuscripts

Call Number: MS 154

Photocopies of unpublished works of science-fiction and poetical drama, and of a history of the philosophy of mathematics. The manuscripts are largely typescripts, with manuscript annotations and additions. They are essentially in the order in which received.

Dates: 1920s-1930s

Harry Altshuler papers

Call Number: MS 251

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native Harry Altshuler (1912-1990) was a journalist, literary agent, and author. This collection of his papers reflects his years as a literary agent, containing numerous tearsheets of stories sold by Altshuler, as well as his business correspondence with authors and literary representatives.

Dates: 1944 - 1994

Homer Eon Flint papers

Call Number: MS 328

This collection contains stories written by Homer Eon Flint, both in published form and as draft submissions to his editors; professional correspondence; personal photographs; financial records; notes and sketches of Flint's inventions; as well as writings about Flint.

Dates: 1911-2002

John C. Tibbetts papers

Call Number: MS 325

John C. Tibbetts, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University Kansas, worked as a professional broadcaster of arts and entertainment news. This collection consists largely of transcripts and recordings of interviews conducted by Tibbetts with notable figures in the fields of film, classical music, and literature. The collection also contains sound recordings of radio programs and video recordings of television programs produced and/or hosted by Tibbetts.

Dates: 1977 - 2015

John Kessel papers

Call Number: MS 358

John Kessel is a Nebula Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer based in North Carolina. His papers span his writing career and include materials relating to his publications in a variety of formats, as well as correspondence with other prominent science fiction and fantasy writers.

Dates: 1969 - 2019

Judith Eisenstein Bagai collection of Theodore Sturgeon materials

Call Number: MS 321
Overview Judith Ann Cutler Bagai (1936-2008) was a teacher, poet, and radio show host. She was good friends with writer Theodore Sturgeon, who allowed her to remove literary drafts and correspondence from his waste basket. This collection comprises the rescued drafts and correspondence relating to two of the Star Trek episodes he wrote, "Amok Time" (second season opening episode in 1967) and "The Root of Evil," renamed "The Joy Machine"...
Dates: March 29 - November 24, 1967; undated

Lloyd Biggle papers

Call Number: MS 79

A collection of science-fiction writer Lloyd Biggle's archives: notes, drafts, corrected proofs, correspondence with his publisher, and materials related to the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) and Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA).

Dates: 1949 - 1979

Martha "Ricky" Weiser collection of Theodore Sturgeon materials

Call Number: MS 300

Boulder, Colorado resident Martha "Ricky" Weiser knew Science Fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon from the 1940s until his death in 1985. Included in the collection are letters from Sturgeon to Weiser, three of Sturgeon's diary entries that were included in letters to Weiser, and a manuscript of Sturgeon's award winning short story, "Bianca's Hands," complete with a poem for Weiser on the final page.

Dates: 1948-1985

Mary Rosenblum papers

Call Number: MS 362

Papers of science fiction writer Mary Rosenblum (1952-2018), who also published mysteries under her birth name, Mary Freeman. The collection contains typescript drafts and proofs (frequently annotated), correspondence related to publications, reviews/publicity clippings, contracts, and periodicals containing contributions by Rosenblum/Freeman.

Dates: 1990 - 2008

Papers of Joan Hunter Holly

Call Number: MS 252

Lansing, Michigan native Joan Hunter Holly (1932-1982) was a science fiction writer. This collection of papers reflects her service in the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) and recount her career as a writer through correspondence, fan letters, story ideas, and drafts of published and unpublished writings.

Dates: 1949 - 1982

Papers of P. Schuyler Miller

Call Number: MS 255

American science fiction writer and critic P. Schuyler Miller (1912-1974) wrote book reviews for Astounding Science Fiction magazine and then its successor, Analog. This collection reflects his work as a book reviewer and is primarily made up of letters from science fiction readers. It also includes business correspondence between Miller and other writers.

Dates: 1930 - 1974

Papers of Theodore Sturgeon

Call Number: MS 303
Overview American science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. He began publishing short stories in the 1930s. In his lifetime Sturgeon authored six novels and numerous short stories. In the 1960s he worked as a screen writer for television shows that included The Invaders, The Land of the Lost, The Wild, Wild West, and...
Dates: 1900 - 2010

Papers of Theodore Sturgeon

Call Number: MS 254

American science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. This collection reflects his career as a writer and contains manuscripts of both short stories and novels. It also includes correspondence between Sturgeon and other authors.

Dates: 1930 - 1987

Russell Randolph Hays papers

Call Number: RH MS 564

The papers of Russell Randolph Hays, a graduate of the University of Kansas, reflect his wide-ranging careers as a writer, inventor, ceramicist, oilman, farmer, environmentalist, and one-time professional wrestler. Included are his writings as a published author of pulp westerns and science fiction, his many research papers and patents as an inventor of helicopter rotors and hydraulic devices, and his photographs of native plants that he propagated on his Douglas County, Kansas farm.

Dates: 1889-1990 (bulk 1922-1989)

Stanley Schmidt papers

Call Number: MS 341

Stanley Schmidt is a science fiction writer and long-time editor of the science fiction periodical Analog. This collection includes typescripts of short stories, novellas, novels, editorials, and non-fiction articles written by Schmidt.

Dates: 1967 - 2013

Theodore Sturgeon's A Way Home manuscript collection

Call Number: MS 351

This collection comprises materials related to Theodore Sturgeon's third collection of short stories and novelettes, A Way Home, edited by Groff Conklin and published in 1955 by Funk & Wagnalls. Materials in the collection include corrected texts of stories and novelettes, uncorrected galley proofs, and a first edition copy of the publication.

Dates: 1946 - 1955

Typescript of Destiny's Road by Larry Niven

Call Number: MS 343

This collection consists of a photocopy typescript of science fiction writer Larry Niven's novel, Destiny's Road. Typescript is dated Sep 24, 1996 and is approximately 599 numbered pages, which have been divided out into folders. The title page notes that it is care of Eleanor Wood, Spectrum Literary Agency, 111 Eighth Ave, #1501, New York, NY 10011.

Dates: September 1996

William F. Wu papers

Call Number: MS 367
Overview William F. Wu is an award-nominated science fiction writer and scholar in the depiction of Asian Americans in American fiction and popular culture. This collection spans from his early education through his writing career and includes personal and professional correspondence with close associates and figures in the science fiction and fantasy community. The collection also includes papers associated with his academic work in studying the representation of Asian Americans (and particularly...
Dates: approximately 1954-2018

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