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Science fiction

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Brian W. Aldiss letter to Luan Ranzetta

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0620
Abstract A typed and signed letter from English writer and anthologies editor Brian W. Aldiss to Mrs. Luan Ranzetta expressing gratitude for having sent him two of her science-fiction novels. Aldiss confirms Ranzetta's suspicion that she might be the only female science-fiction writer in Britain, while acknowledging Hilary Bailey's first story appeared in one of Britain's science-fiction magazines recently. He also mentions America's sole female science-fiction writer at the time Judy Merril,...
Dates: 1963 October 7

Roland E. Bounds collection papers and ephemera

Identifier: MSS 0494

The Roland E. Bounds Collection: Papers and Ephemera includes books, magazines, convention programs, posters, photographs, artwork, and objects related to Bounds’s collecting activities. The bulk of this collection relates to his interest in science fiction and its subgenres, fantasy and horror. Roland E. Bounds (1953 – 2002) was, by vocation and avocation, a collector.

Dates: 1931-2002; Majority of material found within 1970-2000

Roland E. Bounds science fiction paperback book collection

Identifier: MSS 0553

The Roland E. Bounds paperback science fiction book collection consists of nearly seven thousand science fiction paperbacks published between 1890 and 2002 assembled by the Delaware collector Roland Bounds (1953-2002).

Dates: 1890-2002

Roland E. Bounds science fiction periodical collection

Identifier: MSS 0504

The Roland E. Bounds Science Fiction Periodical Collection contains several hundred issues of science fiction and fantasy magazines dating from the 1920s to 2001, with an emphasis on vintage (pre-1953) issues. The bulk of the collection consists of three time periods: 1930s- to the mid- 1940s, the late 1950s, and a final large group from the mid- to late- 1970s. The majority of the 144 titles in this collection were published in the United States, with a few British and German exceptions.

Dates: 1926-2001

W. Merritt Burke III pulp paperback book collection

Identifier: MSS 0559

The W. Merritt Burke III pulp paperback book collection comprises pulp novels primarily published in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s. The bulk of the novels are mystery and detective fiction; however there are a few westerns as well.

Dates: 1913-1968; Majority of material found within 1930-1949

Edgar Rice Burroughs comic book collection

Identifier: MSS 0631
Abstract The Edgar Rice Burroughs comic book collection is an artificial collection of comic books inspired by the writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs, as published by Dell Publishing Co., Marvel Comics Group, DC Comics, Western Publishing Company (Gold Key Comics), and others from 1953 to 1977. The character Tarzan is the primary focus of these comic books; a minority of the comics expand upon Burroughs's series of Mars novels. As examples of other Burroughs-inspired items, the collection also includes...
Dates: 1953-1977