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MS Am 2671

Science fiction compositions, 1951-1959: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2671
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Science fiction compositions,
Date(s): 1951-1959.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Short fiction, editorial columns, and book reviews by various 20th century American writers for various science fiction magazines.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2009M-5. Gift of Charles Harris; received: 1962 October.
2009M-6. Gift of Alma Mae Hill, Lee Academy, Lee, Maine; received: 1959 April 24.

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Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Science Fiction Compositions, 1951-1959 (MS Am 2671). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by author, then title. Dates of publication are generally the only dates available for compositions and have been checked where possible against the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Other dates are noted where available.

Scope and Contents

Typescripts with manuscript corrections and sometimes layouts with illustrations for typesetters of stories and magazine features by American writers of science fiction (some of whom are notable for writing in other genres). Includes short fiction, editorial columns, and book reviews. Authors include Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Vance, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others.

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