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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2671

Science fiction compositions,

Short fiction, editorial columns, and book reviews by various 20th century American writers for various science fiction magazines.


  • 1951-1959.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box))

Typescripts with manuscript corrections and sometimes layouts with illustrations for typesetters of stories and magazine features by American writers of science fiction (some of whom are notable for writing in other genres). Includes short fiction, editorial columns, and book reviews. Authors include Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Vance, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others.


Arranged alphabetically by author, then title. Dates of publication are generally the only dates available for compositions and have been checked where possible against the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Other dates are noted where available.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2009M-5. Gift of Charles Harris; received: 1962 October.

2009M-6. Gift of Alma Mae Hill, Lee Academy, Lee, Maine; received: 1959 April 24.

Processing Information

Processed by: Melanie Wisner
Link to catalog
Science fiction compositions, 1951-1959: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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