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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.
The Cordwainer Smith collection contains drafts, fair copies, bound manuscripts, journals, typescripts, clippings, and correspondence, representing the major part of the surviving science fiction manuscripts of influential science fiction writer Cordwainer Smith. Also present are some of Linebarger's non-speculative fiction literary work and some papers from his governmental and academic careers, as well as some works by other writers.
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.
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.
John C. Tibbetts, was an Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University Kansas, and 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection includes materials and records created by the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA), a professional organization interested in the scholarly study of science fiction and speculative fiction. These materials cover meeting records, membership information, treasurer’s reports and records, correspondence, information regarding various conferences the SFRA was involved with, and audiovisual materials.
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.
This collection comprises a single manuscript volume containing a novel entitled "Un Voyage aérien; dans cinquante ans," written by Eugène Farcot, a French scientist and engineer known especially as a clockmaker but with a strong interest in aeronautics. The novel describes a fantastic voyage, set fifty years in the future in 1914, to Africa in a large, steam-powered dirigible airship. The novel has 13 chapters; each chapter is foliated separately.