C-07. Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, manuscript, and typescript drafts of approximately thirty books and short stories, biographical works, and some of personal logs.
The Pohl Papers are comprised principally of manuscripts, drafts, notes, proofs, and other documents relating to science fiction and nonfiction works written by Frederik Pohl. The collection also includes correspondence, speeches given by Mr. Pohl, and reviews of his publications. Although the earliest items date from 1952, most of the materials range from the early 1970s through 2005.
This collection primarily consists of typescripts, setting copies, and copyedited proofs of many of Harrison’s published and unpublished works as well as a small amount of correspondence. Coverage of short stories dates from 1964-1987; coverage of novels dates from 1996-2002; correspondence dates from 1972-2004. Editorial notation is prevalent throughout the collection.
Comprises materials from six of her major works including draft and final typescripts of novels, autographed color and black and white sketches and prints, character sketches, thumbnails, watercolors, rough and final art, publishers proofs, as well as materials from short comics published in the New York Times and miscellaneous art. Final art preserves the artists working order.
The Piers Anthony collection includes the papers of the prominent science fiction author and USF graduate. Items include the manuscripts of more than eighty-five books and short stories, correspondence, and a daily work record. His works, particularly the Xanth series, incorporate Florida settings.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections include several thousand iconic works from the golden age of science fiction and fantasy, and a significant collection of Spanish-language science fiction from Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America.
Amateur press periodicals were miniature newspapers and magazines published for pleasure and intellectual improvement. Primarily published by inexperienced young men and women, these journals experienced an amateur golden era during the 1940s and 1950s. A few associations like the National Amateur Press Association (NAPA) are still operating to this day. “A History of Amateur Press Associations” (Rutgers University library) AmericanAntiquarianSociety.org