De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000

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Lyon Sprague De Camp was born in New York and educated at the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. De Camp worked as an editor and instructor at the Inventor's Foundationin New Jersey between 1933-1936.

De Camp began writing in 1938 and now has 97 books to his credit, ranging from science fiction to fantasy to non-fiction. De Camp's most well known works include the Conan Series, several of which have been made into movies, "Conan the Barbarian" and "Conan the Destroyer."

From the description of Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection, Manuscripts, 1941-1965. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122582543

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referencedIn George Gaylord Simpson Papers, 1918-1984 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968. Papers, 1932-1969 Indiana University
referencedIn Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Carter, Lin. Letters 1956-1978. Indiana University
referencedIn Science fiction compositions, 1951-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Robert A. W. Lowndes Papers, 1923-1996 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Foote, Bud. Bud Foote photographs, 1999; undated. Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech
creatorOf De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-. Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection, Manuscripts, 1941-1965. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Howard P. Lovecraft collection, Lovecraft (Howard P.) collection, 1894-1971 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1873-1990 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935. Camp Ga-Wan-Ka [at] Village of Thendera, N.Y. [graphic] : store, tea room, gasoline station, [cottages] : work[s] #150, 166, 167, 169, 172, 175 [& two unnumbered works]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Eshbach, Lloyd Arthur, 1910-2003. Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection, Papers, 1929-1981. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Mudd, Emily Hartshorne, 1898-. Papers: Series IV-VI, 1927-1990 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968. person
associatedWith Carter, Lin. person
associatedWith Emily Borie (Hartshorne) Mudd person
associatedWith Eshbach, Lloyd Arthur, 1910-2003. person
associatedWith Foote, Bud. person
associatedWith Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937 person
associatedWith Lowndes, Robert W. person
associatedWith Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935. person
associatedWith Mudd, Emily Hartshorne, 1898- person
associatedWith Pohl, Frederik. person
associatedWith Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 person
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Science fiction, American
Short stories
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Birth 1907-11-27

Death 2000-11-06

Americans

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