Frederik Pohl Papers 1917-1968

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Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968

Frederik Pohl Papers 1917-1968

Correspondence (1934-1968); manuscripts by Pohl and others (1947-1965); legal and financial papers (1917-1964); and published material. Correspondents include Forrest J. Ackerman, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Judith Merril, Clifford Simak, and others. In addition the collection features a large selection of fanzines

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Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

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Leinster, Murray, 1896-1975

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Pratt, Fletcher, 1897-1956

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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 ye...

Budrys, Algis, 1931-2008

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Carnell, Edward John, 1919-1967

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Schmitz, James H., 1911-1981

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Perl, Arnold, 1939-

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Kauffmann, Stanley, 1916-2013

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Kubilius, Walter

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American writer, editor, magazine publisher, and biographer of Louis Prang. From the description of Papers, 1949-1971. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944361 ...

Simak, Clifford D., 1904-1988

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Clifford Donald Simak is an author and journalist. From the description of Clifford Donald Simak papers, 1939-1972. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63291618 Clifford Donald Simak was a noted science fiction author and newspaper journalist. He was born in Millville, Wisconsin in 1904 and studied journalism at the University of Wisconsin. He edited newspapers in Michigan, Iowa, North Dakota, and Missouri during the 1930s, worked for the...

Niven, Larry

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Knight, Damon, 1922-2002

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Damon Francis Knight (1922–2002) was an award-winning American science fiction author, editor, and critic. His first story was published in 1941 in the science fiction pulp magazine Amazing Stories ; over his career he has written novels, short stories, criticism and other non-fiction, and edited numerous anthologies. His best-known short story is "To Serve Man," which was adapted into a Twilight Zone episode. Knight was a founding member of the Science Fiction and Fanta...

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Davidson, Avram

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Wyndham, John, 1903-1969

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Epithet: of Add MS 32490 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x00002e John Wyndham (John Wyndham Parkes Lucas) ( July 10 1903 – March 10, 1969 ) was a well-known and highly regarded British writer of science fiction. He has the distinction of being widely read and reviewed in both the genre and in general. His book Day of the Triffids was the source of the popular motion picture of the same title. Wyndham’s ...

Merril, Judith, 1923-1997

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Campbell, John W., Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971

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Campbell was born in Newark, N.J., on June 10, 1910 and he went on to school at M.I.T. and Duke. Campbell worked in the research dept. of MackTruck and Carleton Ellis Chemicals, and between 1937 and 1971 edited. Astounding Science Fiction (later Analog) and received numerous Hugo Awards for Editing. Campbell's novels included The mightiest machine, Theincredible planet, and Islands of space. From the description of Correspondence-Contracts, 1938-1954. (Temple...

Dick, Philip K.

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Wollheim, Donald A.

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Donald A. Wollheim (1914-1990) was an award-winning science fiction writer, editor, publisher, and fan. Wollheim's first story was published when he was nineteen, and despite his many other activities he continued to be published regularly for more than thirty years. He wrote under numerous pen names, including David Grinnell, Arthur Cooke, Millard Verne Gordon, Martin Pearson, Braxton Wells, Graham Conway, and Lawrence Woods. In addition to his writing, Wollheim the organizer of the first scien...

Bester, Alfred

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Ackerman, Forrest J.

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Forrest James Ackerman, or as he preferred to be called “Forrest J Ackerman” (with no period after his middle initial), was a collector, writer, editor, literary agent, actor, and producer. He published the first science fiction fan magazine (fanzine) in 1932. From 1958 to 1982 he edited "Famous Monsters of Filmland" fanzine. In 1947 Ackerman created a science fiction literary agency. Ackerman was well known for amassing a large collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror memorabilia inclu...

Michel, John B., 1917-1968

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Kuttner, Henry

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Herbert, Frank

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Meredith, Scott, 1971-

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Bok, Hannes, 1914-1964

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Born at Kaskaskia, Ill., a descendent of Pierre Menard, Hugh Maxwell, and William Morrison, all early settlers and prominent in Illinois history, he studied law and practiced in St. Louis until he moved to Texas where he continued to research his family genealogy to establish heirship and used the information in a 1943 law suit to recover Menard's land for the family heirs. He also wrote unpublished family histories on the Maxwell and Morrison families, co-authored "Alias, Billy the Kid" in 1955...

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Dickson, Gordon R.

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Lowndes, Robert W.

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Moskowitz, Sam

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Ley, Willy, 1906-1969

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Willy Ley (1906-1969) was a German-American science writer and space advocate. Born in Berlin, he was one of the first members of Germany's amateur rocket group, the Verein für Raumschiffahrt. He came to the United States in the 1930s, and wrote numerous articles and books on rocketry and spaceflight, as well as on zoology. He was also a fan of science fiction. From the guide to the Willy Ley Collection, before 1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries...

Pohl, Frederick Julius, 1889-1991

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Frederick Julius Pohl (1889-1991) did research and published several books on pre-Columbian discovery and exploration of the Americas. From the description of Papers, 1944-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 30336567 Frederick Julius Pohl was born in Durham, New York, in 1889. He received his bachelor's degree from Amherst College and his master's degree from Columbia University. Pohl's books include The Sinclair Expedition to Nova Sc...

Lafferty, R.A.

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Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (November 7, 1914 - March 18, 2002), science fiction and fantasy writer. He was born in Neola, Iowa, and lived most of his life in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Tulsa in 1932-1933, and worked in the electrical supply business for 35 years, before devoting himself to his writing career in 1960. Much of Lafferty's writings focused on the realm of science fiction. He received the Phoenix award in 1971 and was also awarded the Hugo award in 1973, for the ye...

Pohl, Frederik

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American novelist, author, editor. From the guide to the Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968

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Editor of science fiction stories. From the description of Recordings, 1949-1968. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 122256976 Critic, editor and writer William Anthony Parker (W. A. P.) White, better known by the pseudonym Anthony Boucher, was born in Oakland, Calif. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1932, and obtained a M.A. in German from the Univeristy of California at Berkley. He initially planned to teach languages but turned to writing ...

Disch, Thomas M.

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Ballantine, Betty

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Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-....

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Brunner, John, 1934-1995

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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, "C...

Sturgeon, Theodore

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Theodore Sturgeon was born Edward Hamilton Waldo on February 26, 1918 in Staten Island, New York. After his parents' divorced, his mother married Scot William Dicky ("Argylle") Sturgeon, and at the age of eleven, Edward took his step-father's last name and changed his first name to Theodore to better match his childhood nickname of "Teddy." Sturgeon sold his first story in 1938 to newspaper McClure's Syndicate. He sold his first Science Fiction story, "Ether Breather," t...

Anderson, Poul, 1926-2001

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Poul Anderson is a popular science fiction writer, author of Tao Zero, The Queen of Air and Darkness, and others. Although he is often referred to as a writer of "hard" and scrupulously accurate science fiction, Anderson is also known for his creation of plausible fantasy worlds, often based on Nordic mythology. From the description of Papers of Poul Anderson, 1960-1977. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122565254 ...

Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012

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Ray Bradbury novelist and screenwriter; Herman Melville, novelist. From the description of Moby Dick : screenplay, 1956, January 27. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652495 Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, IL, Aug. 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, includi...

Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992

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Klass, Philip J.

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Philip J. Klass has published widely in the field of scientific explanation of UFOs. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1965-1982]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122474135 American author of science and fantasy fiction; b. 1919. From the description of Philip J. Klass collection, 1968. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968410 Philip J. Klass was born in Des Moines, Iowa on November 8, 1919 to Raymon...

Wilson, Richard, 1920-1987

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American author, science fiction short story writer, novelist, and playwright. From the guide to the Richard Wilson Papers, 1940-1987, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Sheckley, Robert, 1928-2005

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Zelazny, Roger

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Ellison, Harlan

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Smith, George O. (George Oliver), 1911-

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Reed, Kit

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Rambelli, Roberta

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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson), 1925-

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English science fiction writer and critic. From the description of A personal whale, 1981 Apr. 23-May 5. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122481709 British science fiction writer, editor, and bookseller. From the description of Letters to editors at Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965-1975. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288826 Brian ...

Vance, Jack, 1916-2013

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Rothman, Milton A.

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Blish, James

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Science fiction and fantasy writer. From the description of Letters, 1966-1972. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 37000634 ...

Ballantine, Ian.

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Editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Ian Ballantine : oral history, [1992?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269253406 ...

Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988

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Biographies Robert A. Heinlein, 1907-1988 Robert Anson Heinlein was born July 7, 1907, in Butler, Missouri and died May 8, 1988, in Carmel, California. Son of Rex Ivar, an accountant and Bam Lyle Heinlein, he was the third of seven children. He married Elinor Curry in 1929 but they divorced in 1931. His second marriage to Leslyn McDonald lasted from 1932 until their divorce in 1947. He married his thir...

Smith, E.E. (Edward Elmer), 1890-1965

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University of Idaho alumnus; science fiction author. From the description of Papers, 1914-1994. (University of Idaho Library). WorldCat record id: 42059430 ...

Kornbluth, C. M. (Cyril M.), 1923-1958

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Farmer, Philip José

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Philip José Farmer was born on January 26, 1918, in Terre Haute, Indiana, and grew up in Peoria, Illinois. In 1952, he won the first of three Hugo Awards for his novella, "The Lovers," which is notable for its pioneering use of sexual themes in science fiction. He later won Hugo Awards for his novella, "Riders of the Purple Wage," and "To Your Scattered Bodies Go," the first book in his Riverworld Series, which ultimately comprised five novels and numerous short stories. In 1975, "Venus on the ...

Galouye, Daniel F.

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Kummer, Fred.

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Bixby, Jerome, 1923-1998

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Silverberg, Robert

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Del Rey, Lester, 1915-1993

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Busby, F.M.

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Les Tina, Dorothy

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Padgett, Lewis

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Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012

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Born Henry Dempsey, March 12, 1925 in Stamford, Conn.; science fiction author, editor, and critic; author of over thirty books including The Deathworld trilogy and the Stainless Steel Rat series. From the description of [Literary manuscripts] 1966-2003. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 56903508 Harry Harrison (1925 - ) is a highly regarded writer of science fiction, most prolific in the 1960 – 1990 period, and was editor for a number of anthologies. Harriso...