Letters 1956-1978.


Letters 1956-1978.

Consists of letters to Linwood Vrooman Carter, 1930- , science fiction and fantasy writer and editor. The content centers around story lines and works in progress. About 200 letters from Sprague de Camp concern his collaboration with Carter on the Conan stories based on a character created by writer Robert Ervin Howard, 1906-1936.

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