The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive 1860-2004 (bulk 1962-1997)


The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive 1860-2004 (bulk 1962-1997)

Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television shows, movies, and other projects.

595,000 items; 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, andelectronic files; 690.6 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel




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