Pratt, Fletcher, 1897-1956

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1897-04-25
Death 1956-06-11
Gender:
Male
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Murray Fletcher Pratt (1897 - 1956) was an American writer of science fiction, fantasy and history, particularly noted for his works on naval history and on the American Civil War.

From the description of Note, 1956. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17928870

Fletcher Pratt (1897-1956) was an American military, naval, and science fiction novelist. Born in Buffalo, New York, Pratt is said to have been raised on an Indian reservation. He attended Hobart College for a year. During World War I he served with the War Library Service. During his intensive writing career, Pratt wrote chiefly on military and naval subjects, but also in the field of science fiction, collaborating often with L. Sprague DeCamp.

From the guide to the Fletcher Pratt Papers, ca. 1935-1955?, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Author, journalist.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122530059

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Subjects:

  • Military history in literature
  • Novelists, American
  • Science fiction, American
  • Literature--American Fiction
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Science fiction
  • Authors, American
  • Military art and science in literature
  • American literature--20th century
  • Military history

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Journalists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)