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Science Fiction Collection Vertical File

Collection ID

SCRC 383

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Description

Collection Summary

Title
Science Fiction Collection Vertical File

Dates
1923-2012

Collection ID
SCRC 383

Quantity
10 linear feet (10 boxes)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English.  

Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

Assembled by Libraries staff, the bulk of collection is comprised of files of booksellers’ catalogs for science fiction and fantasy books, including catalogs from Lloyd W. Currey, Robert Gavora, and Fantasy Archives. Other files contain clippings, publications, ephemera, and other materials about various artists, authors, publishers, personal and institutional science fiction collections, science fiction organizations and conventions, science fiction periodicals, especially the Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 2 series as follows:

Series 1: Vertical File, 1923-2012, undated

Series 2: Addition to Vertical Files, 1942-2009, undated

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://librarysearch.temple.edu/catalog/991036937882003811

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Science Fiction Collection Vertical File is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.  

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Science Fiction Collection Vertical File, SCRC 383, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Assembled by Libraries staff. This vertical file is no longer being added to.

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in September 2018 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services, and Devon Burke, student worker. Additional materials added to collection in March 2019 by Katy Rawdon. Materials in Series 2 have been minimally processed: Only original boxes and folders in poor condition have been replaced, and materials have not been reorganized or arranged.

                      

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal/Family Names:
Currey, L. W.
Gavora, Robert

Corporate Names:
Fantasy Archives
Science Fiction Research Association

Subjects:
Booksellers and bookselling
Fantasy fiction
Publishers and publishing
Science fiction

Material Types:
Booksellers’ catalogs
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Periodicals
Photocopies
Photographs
Publications
Vertical files
Zines

Inventory

Series 1: Vertical File, 1923-2012, undated        

1          1          Agents, Literary: Owlswick Literary Agency         undated

1          2          Art: Various          1996-2000, undated

1          3          Artists: General Folder          1986-1989, undated

1          4          Artists: Calle, Paul          2011

1          5          Artists: Davis, Jack          1987

1          6          Artists/Illustrators: Frazetta          1923

1          7          Artists/Illustrators: Freas, Jack          1977

1          8          Artists/Illustrators: Renshaw/Arthur          undated

1          9          Artists: Swanson, Russell          1953

1          10          Artists: Verré, Thomas F          1990

1          11          Authors: Multiple          1990-2000, undated

1          12          Authors: Multiple          1984-2000, undated

1          13          Authors: Aldriss, Brian W.          1985-1987

1          14          Authors: Amis, Kingsley          1977

1          15          Authors: Anderson, Paul          undated

1          16          Authors: Anthony, Piers          1987-1990

1          17          Authors: Asimov, Isaac          1967-1995, undated

1          18          Authors: Asprim          1996

1          19          Authors: Atwood, Margaret          2006-2011

1          20          Authors: Bacon-Smith, Camille          1998-1999

1          21          Authors: Ball, F. N.          undated

1          22          Authors: Barbet, Pierre (Dr. Claude Avice)          1970-1992, undated

1          23          Authors: Barron, Neil          1987

1          24          Authors: Bonanno, Margaret Wander          1991

1          25          Authors – Boston, Bruce          1991-1995

1          26          Authors: Bova, Ben          1973-1998, undated

1          27          Authors: Bradbury, Ray          1972-2012

1          28          Authors: Brin, David          1987-2000

1          29          Authors: Brunner, John          1995

1          30          Authors: Bunch, David          1996-2000

1          31          Authors: Burroughs, Edgar Rice          1939-1996

1          32          Authors: Cabell, James Branch          1970

1          33          Authors: Capek, Karel          1938

1          34          Authors: Cherryh, C.J.          1984

1          35          Authors: Clarke, Arthur C.          1994-1998, undated

1          36          Authors: DeCamp, L. Sprague          1977-2000

1          37          Authors: Delany, Samuel R., 1942-          undated

1          38          Authors: Derleth, August          1938-1971

1          39          Authors: Dick, Philip K.          2010

1          40          Authors: Dozois, Gardner          2001, undated

1          41          Authors: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax, Plunkett, 1878-1957          1986, undated

1          42          Authors: Duprey, Richard          1983, undated

1          43          Authors: Ellison, Harlan          1989-1996

1          44          Authors: Eshbach, Lloyd          1988

1          45          Authors: Evans, Linda          1996

1          46          Authors: Farmer, Philip Jose          1988

1          47          Authors: Fort, Charles          1996, undated

1          48          Authors: Gibson, William          1986

1          49          Authors: Heinlein, Robert A.          1987-1996
1          50          Authors: Herbert, Frank          1984-1986

1          51          Authors: Herbert, Frank          1987

1          52          Authors: Hobana, Ion          2011

1          53          Authors: Howard, Robert E.          1987, undated

1          54          Authors: Hubbard, L. Ron          1983-1999, undated

1          55          Authors: King, Stephen          1987-1999

1          56          Authors: Klass, Philip (William Tenn)          1973

1          57          Authors: LeGuin, Ursula          1978-2000

1          58          Authors: Lem, Stanislaw          1987

1          59          Authors: Lindsay, David, 1876-1945          undated

1          60          Authors: Longyear, Barry B.          undated

1          61          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.          1974-1990, undated

1          62          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.          1990

1          63          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.          1937-2000, undated

1          64          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.: Ephemera and “to be catalogued”          1974-1990, undated

1          65          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.: Ephemera and “to be catalogued”          1969-1979, undated

1          66          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P.: Ephemera and “to be catalogued”          1911-1983, undated

1          67          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P. Cthulu for President/Elder Party, ephemera          1967-1999, undated

1          68          Authors: Lovecraft, H.P. Call of Cthulu (Roleplaying), etc. ephemera          1986-1997, undated

1          69          Authors: George Lucas          undated

1          70          Authors: MacDonald, John D.          1987

1          71          Authors: Monaco, Richard          1985

1          72          Authors: Orwell, George          1989

1          73          Authors: Palmer, David R.          1985

1          74          Authors: Panshin, Alexei and Cory          1974-1978

1          75          Authors: Purdom, Tom          1998-2000

1          76          Authors: Rivkin, J.F.          1990

1          77          Authors: Russ, Joanna          1988

1          78          Authors: Saberhagen, Fred          1989-1998

1          79          Authors: Sargent, Pamela          1990-1992

1          80          Authors: Sherman, Josepha          1995-1996

1          81          Authors: Stapledon, Olaf, 1886-1950          1983

1          82          Authors: Sterling, Bruce          1996

1          83          Authors: Stirling, S.M.          1997

1          84          Authors: Sturgeon, Theodore          2011

1          85          Authors: Swanwick, Michael          2012

1          86          Authors: Varley, John          1995-2000

1          87          Authors: Verne, Jules          1995-1997, undated

1          88          Authors: Von Harbou, Thea          1987

1          89          Authors: Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.          1923-1988

1          90          Authors: Wellman, Mandy Wade Papers          1996, undated

1          91          Authors: Wells, H.G.          1994-1995

1          92          Authors: Authors: Wells, Herbert George          1987-1988

1          93          Authors: Authors: Woolf, Virginia “Orlando”          1996

1          94          Authors: Wurts, Janny          1986

2          1          Authors: Zelazny, Roger          1995

2          2          Awards: Multiple          1996-2000

2          3          Awards to Homer          1998-2000

2          4          Awards: Hugo          1995-2000

2          5          Awards: Jupiter Awards          1996

2          6          Awards: Nebula Awards          1978-2000

2          7          Awards: World Fantasy          1999-2000

2          8          Bibliographies: Multiple          1998

2          9          Book Clubs: Science Fiction Book Club, London.          undated

2          10          Book Clubs: Science Fiction Book Club, N.Y.          1964-2000, undated

2          11          Book Editions:  Reprints: Masterpieces of Science Fiction (Easton Pr.)          1986-1987, undated

2          12          Collections, Government: US. Library of Congress          1995

2          13          Collections, Institutional: Multiple          1999

2          14          Collections, Institutional: Bowling Green State University, Popular Culture Library          1990, undated

2          15          Collections, Institutional: Eastern New Mexico University, Williamson Library          1989

2          16          Collections, Institutional: High Hollack Genre Writers’ Research and Reference Library          1999

2          17          Collections, Institutional: Indiana University, Lilly Library          1975

2          18          Collections, Institutional: University of Kansas. Kennet Spencer Research Library          1995

2          19          Collections, Institutional: Michigan State University Libraries          1985-1992

2          20          Collections, Institutional: Pennsylvania State University Library          1928-1958, undated

2          21          Collections, Institutional: Syracuse University Libraries          1959-2011

2          22          Collections, Institutional: Temple University Libraries          1975-1989

2          23          Collections, Institutional: University of Buffalo (NYS)          1995

2          24          Collections, Institutional: US Library of Congress          1996

2          25          Collections, Institutional: University of California Riverside Library          1990-1996, undated

2          26          Collections, Institutional: University of California at Riverside, Eaton Collections, J. Lloyd Eaton Collection Newsletter          1988-1990

2          27          Collections, Institutional: University of Iowa          2012

2          28          Collections: Institutional: University of Liverpool          1995

2          29          Collections: Institutional: University of New Brunswick          1995-1996

2          30          Collections, Institutional: University of South Carolina          1996

2          31          Collections, Institutional. Washington State University           1987-1999

2          32          Collections, Institutional: Wheaton College Library. Marion E. Wade Collection          1977

2          33          Collections, Private. Ackerman, Forrest, J.          1980-1997, undated

2          34          Collections, Private. Halpern, Frank          1990

2          35          Collections, Private. Slater, Timothy          1995

2          36          Comics          1996

2          37          Conferences: Contact          1986

2          38          Dramatic Works          1999

2          39          Editors: Campbell, Joan W., 1910-1971          1971

2          40          Editors: Gernsback, Hugo, d.1967          1961-1990

2          41          Editors: Conover, Willis (Lovecraft and Science Fantasy Correspondence Club)          1987

2          42          Editors: Moscowitz, Sam, d.1997          1997

2          43          Education and Science Fiction          1989

2          44          Erotica          1997

2          45          Fans: Danner, Bill          undated

2          46          Fanzines: Multiple          1993-2000, undated

2          47          Fanzines: Brown, Rich          1999-2005

2          48          Fanzines: Datazine          1986

2          49          Fanzines: Eerie Country          1982, undated

2          50          Fanzines: Fandom Directory etc.          1986-1989, undated

2          51          Fanzines: Forum          1981-1982

2          52          Fanzines: Little Gem Guide to S.F. Fanzines. Peter Roberts. 1974          1977

2          53          Films: General          1989

2          54          Films: Clockwork Orange          1972

2          55          Films: The Day the Earth Stood Still          1991

2          56          Films: Forbidden Planet          1995

2          57          Films: King Kong          1983

2          58          Films: Light Years (1988) Animated          1988

2          59          Films: Star Trek           1982-1987

2          60          Films: Star Wars          1983

2          61          Films: The Thing          1991

2          62          Illustration: S.F./Fantasy General          1991

2          63          Internet: Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Forum (SF-LIT@loc.gov, fol. 1)          1995

2          64          Internet: Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Forum (SF-LIT@loc.gov, fol. 2)          1995

2          65          Internet: Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Forum (SF-LIT@loc.gov, fol. 3)          1995

2          66          Internet: Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Forum (SF-LIT@loc.gov, fol. 4)          1995

2          67          Internet: Literary Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Forum (SF-LIT@loc.gov, fol. 5)          1995-1997

2          68          Internet: Other WWWs etc.          1995-1999

2          69          Listservs          1998-1999

2          70          Museums          1998

2          71          Organizations: Multiple          1996-2000

2          72          Organizations: AFFN (Apotheosis of the Hamburger)          1996

2          73          Organizations: British Fantasy Society          2011

2          74          Organizations: Chesapeake Helper’s Society for Beauty and the Beast          1990

2          75          Organization: British Science the Fantastic           1981

2          77          Organizations: Dark Brotherhood (Denver)          1972-1974

2          78          Organizations: First Fandom. The Dinosaurs of Science Fiction          1938-1993, undated

2          79          Organizations/Societies: Poland-Gdanski Klub Fantastyki          1970-1988, undated

2          80          Organizations/Societies, etc:. Lunarians (N.Y.C.)          1958

2          81          Organizations: Mythopoeic Society          1989

2          82          Organizations: National Fantasy for Federation          1969, undated

2          83          Organizations/Societies: National Fantasy Fan Federation          1963

2          84          Organizations: New England Science Fiction Association          undated

2          85          Organizations/Societies: New Jersey Science Fiction Society          1990

2          86          Fan Organizations and Fans: Northwest Science Fiction Society          1988-2003

2          87          Organizations: Philadelphia Area Gaylaxians (PHAG)          1996

3          1          Organization: Philadelphia Fantastic          1998-2000

3          2          Organizations: Philcon          2004-2011

3          3          Organizations/Societies: Science Fiction Foundation          1986-1987

3          4          Organizations: Science Fiction Oral History Association          1985-1993

3          5          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Annual Conferences          1973-1996

3          6          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1971

3          7          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1972

3          8          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1973

3          9          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1974

3          10          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1985

3          11          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1986

3          12          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1987

3          13          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1988

3          14          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1989

3          15          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Newsletter          1990-1991

3          16          Organizations: Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA)          1997-2001

3          17          Organizations: Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) Bylaws, Brochures          1965-1996, undated

3          18          Organizations: Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA)          1999-2011

3          19          Organizations: Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA)          2012

3          20          Organizations (related interest): National Space Society          undated

3          21          Organizations (related interest): Planetary Society          undated

3          22          Organizations (related interest): Space Studies Institute          undated

3          23          Periodicals: Aboriginal SF          1985-1998, undated

3          24          Periodicals: Absolute Magnitude          1996-1997

3          25          Periodicals: Age of Wonder          1996, undated

3          26          Periodicals: Algol          1978

3          27          Periodicals: Albedo One          1995

3          28          Periodicals: Amazing Stories          1926-2012

3          29          Periodicals: Amazing Stories Annual (Photo)          1982

3          30          Periodicals: American Fantasy          1986, undated

3          31          Periodicals: Analog          1998

3          32          Periodicals: Antares          1973

3          33          Periodicals: Arc          2012

3          34          Periodicals: Ares          1980

3          35          Periodicals: Artemis          1996-2000

3          36          Periodicals: Asimov’s          1996-1999

3          37          Periodicals: Asterism          1996

3          38          Periodicals: Astounding          1972

3          39          Periodicals: Between Dimensions          1993

3          40          Periodicals: Beyond. A Science Fiction/Fantasy Newsletter          1985, undated

3          41          Periodicals: Bulletin, The (The Science Fiction Classified Bulletin)          1979

3          42          Periodicals: Dark Planet          1995

3          43          Periodicals: Delap’s F&SF Review          1976

3          44          Periodicals: Eidolon          1995

3          45          Periodicals: Empire          1986

3          46          Periodicals: Eternity Smith          1987

3          47          Periodicals: Explorations          1996-1997

3          48          Periodicals: Fantastic Collector + ERB-dom          1995

3          49          Periodicals: Fantasy Review          1987

3          50          Periodicals: Femspec          1999-2000, undated

3          51          Periodicals: Foundation          1999

3          52          Periodicals: Fractal, The          1993, undated

3          53          Periodicals: Fractal          1994-1998

3          54          Periodicals: Foundation          1987

3          55          Periodicals: Future                    1978

3          56          Periodicals: Futures Past          1992, undated

3          57          Periodicals: Futurist          1971

3          58          Periodicals: Generation Gap          1996

3          59          Periodicals: Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine          1977-1979

3          60          Periodicals: Leading Edge Magazine          1995

3          61          Periodicals: (Libertarian) Connection          2000

3          62          Periodicals: Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction          1987-1995, undated

3          63          Periodicals: Moonshadow (Marvel)          1985-1986

3          64          Periodicals: New Moon (Sample & Info)          1987

3          65          Periodicals: New York Review of Science Fiction          1996, undated

3          66          Periodicals: Nova Express          2000

3          67          Periodicals: Omni NYC           1987-1998

3          68          Periodicals/Magazines: Orphia          1989-1990

3          69          Periodicals: Owlflight          1986

3          70          Periodicals: Pandora          1986-1987

3          71          Periodicals: On Spec          undated

3          72          Periodicals: Pirate Writings          1996

3          73          Periodicals: Pulphouse          undated

3          74          Periodicals: Quanta          1995

3          75          Periodicals: Realms of Fantasy          1996, undated

3          76          Periodicals: Refractions          1997

3          77          Periodicals: Saturn Science Fiction and Fantasy          1957

3          78          Periodicals: Science and Sorcery Magazine          1999

3          79          Periodicals: Science Fiction Age          1995, undated

3          80          Periodicals: Science Fiction Chronicle          undated

3          81          Periodicals: Science Fiction Review (Geis)          1971

3          82          Periodicals: Science Fiction Studies          1995-1999

3          83          Periodicals: Sci Fox          1997

3          84          Periodicals: SF: New Science Fiction Stories          1987

3          85          Periodicals: SFWA Online Update          1977-2000, undated

3          86          Periodicals: Sirius          1995

3          87          Periodicals: Stardate          1985-1992

3          88          Periodicals: Starshore          1990

3          89          Periodicals: Terra Incognito          1996

3          90          Periodicals: Thrust          1980-1986

3          91          Periodicals: Weird Tales          1987, undated

3          92          Periodicals: Whispers          undated

3          93          Periodicals: Worlds Ahead. The Berkley Science Fiction Newsletter          1981-1983

3          94          Periodicals: XOddity          1998

3          95          Pseudonyms          undated

3          96          Publishers: Antares          1996

3          97          Publishers: Argo Press          1999

3          98          Publishers, Cats.: Arkham House          1946-2010, undated

3          99          Publishers, Cats.: Ballantine Books          1979

3          100          Publishers: Centipede Press          1957-2010

3          101          Publishers.: Chaosium Inc          1996-1997

3          102          Publishers: Cheap Street          undated

3          103          Publishers: Circlet Press          1996-2000

3          104          Publishers:  Crawford, William (Pa. & Ca.)          1985

3          105          Publishers: Davis Publications          1984, undated

3          106          Publishers: Dell Books          1979

3          107          Publishers: DNA Publications          undated

3          108          Publishers Easton Press          1996-2007, undated

3          109          Publishers/Distributors: Editions Antares          2003, undated

3          110          Publishers: Fandata Publication          1996-1999

3          111          Publishers, Cats.: Grant, Donald M.          1975-1987, undated

3          112          Publishers: Greenwood Press          1985, undated

3          113          Publishers: Librairie Neo          1990, undated

3          114          Publishers: Miller, Chuck (Columbia, Pa.)          1986

4          1          Publishers: Mirage Press, Ltd.          1972-1991, undated

4          2          Publishers: Necronomicon Press          1978-1997, undated

4          3          Publishers: Owlswick Press          1986-1989, undated

4          4          Publishers: Padwolf          1998-2000

4          5          Publishers: Pulphouse          1990, undated

4          6          Publishers: Pyr (Imprint of Prometheus Books)          2005-2006

4          7          Publisher: ROC SF (Penguin)          1990-1992, undated

4          8          Publishers: Rock, James A. & Co.          1985-1986

4          9          Publishers: Science Fiction Continuum          1996, undated

4          10          Publishers: Story Books          1997

4          11          Publishers: Street & Smith          1997

4          12          Publishers: Sunridge Press          undated

4          13          Publishers: Timescape Books          1981

4          14          Publishers: Trifolium Books          2000

4          15          Publishers: Underwood - Miller          1974-1990

4          16          Publishers: White Wolf          1998

4          17          Publishers: Wildside Press          2011-2012

4          18          Publishers: Zero-G          1998

4          19          Publishers: Ziesing, Mark V.          1992, undated

4          20          Teleplays: Alien Nation          1995, undated

4          21          Teleplays: Beauty and the Beast, Fan Work          1990-1991

4          22          Teleplays, etc. Prisoner, The          1984-2000

4          23          Teleplays/Movies: Spectre (Roddenberry/NBC)          1997

4          24          Teleplays: Star Trek (Original Series)          1987-1996

4          25          Teleplays: Star Trek: The Next Generation          1995, undated

4          26          Teleplays: X-Files          1995

4          27          Themes and Characters: Superman          1988

4          28          Writing Contests           1984-1999, undated

4          29          Writing Organizations Odyssey          1998

4          30          Writing Workshops (Clarion)          2000

4          31          Writing Workshops: Lichtenberg/Rose Lehrman/Harrisburg          1986-1987, undated

4          32          Dealers: Abraham, Ben, Books          undated

4          33          Dealers: Adams, Lawrence A.          undated

4          34          Dealers: American Comics          1989

4          35          Dealers: Anaheim Book Castle          1928

4          36          Dealers: Antares          1987-1989

4          37          Dealers: Antiquariat          1947-1992, undated

4          38          Dealers: To Aspen Bookhouse          1979-1978, undated

4          39          Dealers: Atkinson and Edwards          1980

4          40          Dealers: Barber, Gordon          1973-1977

4          41          Dealers: Battey, M.V.          1982-1984

4          42          Dealers: Beasley Books          1985-1992, undated

4          43          Dealers: Bentley, Robert          1979

4          44          Dealers: Between the Covers. Collingswood, NJ          1987-1989, undated

4          45          Dealers: Blood, William C. (Exhibition/Sale Catalog)          1953

4          46          Dealers: Bolduc, Lucie, Inc.          1978-1979

4          47          Dealers Bookmark          1979

4          48          Dealers: Bookpress          undated

4          49          Dealers: The Book Sail          1979

4          50          Dealers: The Book Treasury          1976-1980

4          51          Dealers: Books Unlimited          undated

4          52          Dealers: Bookworm & Silverfish          1990

4          53          Dealers: Dealers Boston Book Annex          1982

4          54          Dealers: Brown, Robert L. Bookmonger          1982-1988, undated

4          55          Dealers: Bud Plant, Inc. (Iconographic)          1986

4          56          Dealers: Bump in the Night          1987-1991, undated

4          57          Dealers: Bump in the Night (Philadelphia)          1988-1997, undated

4          58          Dealers: Cahalan, James F., Bookseller          1977

4          59          Dealers: Canford Books Corral          1977

4          60          Dealers: Cargo Cult          1997

4          61          Dealers: Carpe Librum          1996, undated

4          62          Dealers: Certo, Nicholas          1993-1995

4          63          Dealers: Change of Hobbit, A. (Sherry Gottlieb) (Santa Monica, CA)          1986

4          64          Dealers: Chloe’s Books          1976

4          65          Dealers: Cinefantastique          1986-1987

4          66          Dealers: Collectors Book Store          undated

4          67          Dealers: Collectors Editions          1977

4          68          Dealers: Collectors’ Marketplace          1983

4          69          Dealers: Court, Gary Van (Seattle)          1985-1992

4          70          Dealers: Current Company          1979

4          71          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd W., Inc          1981-1988, undated

4          72          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd, W., Inc. Catalogs, Folder 1          1972-1991

5          1          Dealers: Currey, L.W., Inc. Catalogs, Folder 2          1978-1981

5          2          Dealers: Currey, L. W., Inc. Catalogs, Folder 3          1981-1985

5          3          Dealers: Currey, L.W., Inc. Catalogs, Folder 4          1984-1986

5          4          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd W., Inc Lists          1981-1988, undated

5          5          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd W., Inc Catalogs, Folder 5          1987-1991

5          6          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd W., Inc., Folder 6          1987-1988

5          7          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd G., Inc. The SF and Fantasy Bookseller          1976-1981

5          8          Dealers: Currey, Lloyd G., Inc. Toad’s Corner          1977-1978

5          9          Dealers: Czerwien, Ron Tinley Park, IL          1984

5          10          Dealers: Davis, James (Oasis)          1995, undated

5          11          Dealers: Dawson’s Book Shop          1981

5          12          Dealers: De La Ree          1981

5          13          Dealers: Dragon Press Catalogs          1973-1977, undated

5          14          Dragon Press, Folder 2          1973-1977, undated

5          15          Dealers: Dreamhaven Books and Arts          1990

5          16          Dealers: Drumm, Chris, Books          1985-1990, undated

5          17          Dealer Files: Duga’s Books          1988

5          18          Dealers: Dunn’s Mysteries of Choice          1990

5          19          Dealers: Eshbach, Lloyd A.          undated

5          20          Dealers: The Exiles Bookshop          1988

5          21          Dealers: F&SF Book Co. Inc.          1964-1989

5          22          Dealers: Fantast (Medway) Limited          1973

5          23          Dealers: Fantasy Archives          1977-1982, undated

5          24          Dealers: Fantasy Archives          1979-1982, undated

5          25          Dealers: Fantasy and Comic Art          1982

5          26          Dealers: Fantasy Centre          1993-1997

6          1          Dealers: Gavora, Robert          1984-1986, undated

6          2          Dealers: Gavora, Robert          1987-1988, undated

6          3          Dealers: Gavora, Robert          1988-1989, undated

6          4          Dealers: Gavora, Robert          1986-1991, undated

6          5          Dealers: Gerber Publishing, Inc          1990-1991

6          6          Dealers: Greene, Paulette          undated

6          7          Dealer Files: Hadji & Sherlock Books          1987-1988, undated

6          8          Dealers: Hart, D.          1979

6          9          Dealers: Hart, Norman, Books Ltd.          1976

6          10          Dealers: Held, Claude (Buffalo, NY)          1973-1990

6          11          Publishers: Hicks, J.P.          1999

6          12          Dealers: Hime, M.          1982

6          13          Dealers: HJMR Newscist          1973-1983

6          14          Dealers Cats. Holland, R.C. & Elwanda          1990, undated

6          15          Dealer Files: Holloway, David, Bookseller          1987-1988

6          16          Dealers: Imagination Unltd.          1977

6          17          Dealers: Isher Bookshop          1982-1983

6          18          Dealers: Janus Books          1979-1991

6          19          Dealers Cats: Johnson, David P.          1995

6          20          Dealers:  Kaleidoscope Basics          1971-1979

6          21          Dealers: Kaveny, Philip E.          undated

6          22          Dealers: Kennelly, J + I          1982

6          23          Dealers: Koch: Joseph & Peter          undated

6          24          Dealers: Kristiansen, Ralph          1983-1996, undated

6          25          Dealers: Kristiansen, Ralph          1985-2010, undated

6          26          Dealers: Kruger, Kenneth J.          1947, undated

6          27          Dealers: Levin, Barry          1989-2000, undated

6          28          Dealers: Levin, Barry          1973-1999, undated

6          29          Dealers: Levin, Barry          1981-1991, undated

6          30          Dealers: Lighthouse Books          1977

6          31          Dealers: Lopez, Ken          1993-1994

6          32          Dealers: Lubbe, E., Books          1989

6          33          Dealers: Maddox, Ron          1977

6          34          Dealers: Madle, Robert A.          1979-1997, undated

7          1          Dealers: Madle Robert A.          1985-2003, undated

7          2          Dealers: Madle, Robert A.          1977-1993, undated

7          3          Dealers: Maita, Paul, Bookseller          1991

7          4          Dealers: Makarewich, John          1977-1982, undated

7          5          Dealers: Matthews, William          1943-1996, undated

7          6          Dealers: McClintack Books (Warren, Ohio)          1977-1987

7          7          Dealers: Milkert, Allan R.          1989

7          8          Dealers: Million Year Picnic          1977, undated

7          9          Dealers: Mysterious Galaxy          1977, undated

7          10          Dealers: Newman, Lois, Books          1973-1975

7          11          Dealers: Nova Enterprises          1977-1979

7          12          Dealers: Overlook Connection          1995

7          13          Dealers: Pandora’s Books Ltd.          1980, undated

7          14          Dealers: Pegasus Books/Press, Inc.          1982

7          15          Dealers:  Pieper, William          1976, undated

7          16          Dealers: Ralston Popular Fiction          1987-1988, undated

7          17          Dealers: Robbins, Bruce          1991

7          18          Dealer Files: Rota, Bertram          1975-1988

7          19          Dealers: Rudy’s Books          1988

7          20          Dealers: Russell Books & Binderly          1987

7          21          Dealers: Rutherford, Terry, Bookseller          1976

7          22          Dealers: Scheme, Raymond W.          1991

7          23          Dealers: Schweitzer, Darrell (Private)          undated

7          24          Dealers: Science Fiction Continuum          1998

7          25          Dealers: Science Fiction Shop          1974-1984, undated

7          26          Dealers: Sebastopol Book Shop          1987

7          27          Dealers: St. West          1988

7          28          Dealers: Sherlock, Anne          1978-1982, undated

7          29          Dealers: Sherlock, Anne          1982-1987, undated

7          30          Dealers: Shmavonian, Sarkis          1979

7          31          Dealers: Slater, W.R., Books          1979

7          32          Dealers: Smith, Anthony          1985, undated

7          33          Dealers: Spahn, Milton          1975

7          34          Dealers: Squires, Roy A.          1971-1991, undated

7          35          Dealers: Squires, Roy A.          1976-1983, undated

7          36          Dealers: Star Treader Books          1976-1981

7          37          Dealers: Stephens, Christopher P. (Hastings-On-Hudson, NY)          1985-1986

7          38          Dealers: Stephen’s Book Service          1977, undated

7          39          Dealers: Stoner, Sam (Portland, OR)          1982

7          40          Dealers: Syms, H. Norman          1982

7          41          Dealers: Thiessen, J. Grant          1977

7          42          Publishers: Thomas Books          1998

7          43          Dealers: Thompson, Michael          1984, undated

7          44          Dealers: Three Trolls          1992-1993

7          45          Dealers: Time Machine          undated

7          46          Dealers: T-K Graphics          1973-1977, undated

7          47          Dealers: Train, Oswald: Books          1975-1991, undated

7          48          Dealers: Unicorn Books          1977

7          49          Dealers: Walker, James, Once & Future Books          1992

7          50          Dealers: Weinberg + Son          1980

7          51          Dealers: Wharton, Arthur Books          1981

7          52          Dealers: White Hart          1996

7          53          Dealers: Weird Tales Library          1991

7          54          Dealers: Wilder Book          undated

7          55          Dealers: Williams, James A. Philadelphia          1951

7          56          Dealer Cats: Wizard’s Attic (Mail Order)          1996

7          57          Dealers: Wolff, Peter          1992

7          58          Dealers: Ziesing, Mark U.          1992

7          59          Dealers: Zubel, John T.          1977

Series 2: Addition to Vertical Files, 1942-2009, undated

Materials in Series 2 have been minimally processed: Only original boxes and folders in poor condition have been replaced, and materials have not been reorganized or arranged.

8          1          Mail order ads          1983-1985

8          2          Mail order ads          1982-1985

8          3          Audio room          1980

8          4          Science fiction cons          1977-1985

8          5          Philadelphia Science Fiction Society newsletters, letters          1983-1985

8          6          Philcon          1976-1984

8          7          Readers union          1977-1980

8          8          Drexel University science fiction workshop          1978

8          9          Science fiction collection reference material          1971-1972

8          10        Science fiction book clubs          1978-1983 

8          11          Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review          1979-1980

8          12          Doctor Plantagenet, by John Wolfson (typescript)          1980

8          13          Science fiction collection exhibit          1980

8          14          “Mirror,” by Fritz Lieber          1962

8          15          Sci-fi anthologies and themes          1978

8          16          Science fiction lectures and talks          1974-1976

8          17          Current materials          1973-1976

8          18          HYPTA          1970-1978

8          19          Off the Wall           undated

8          20          New Zoo Review          1977

8          21          Bova, Ben          1976-1979

8          22          DeCamp, L. Sprague          1959-1976

8          23          Dann, Jack          1971-1977

8          24          Purdom, Tom          1957-1973

8          25          Varley, John          1976-1978

8          26          Dust Jackets          1977

8          27          Barron, R. Neil. “Anatomy of Wonder: A Bibliographic Guide to Science Fiction.” Choice, Jan. 1970          1970

8          28          Open Road. “Daily Life in Revolutionary Utopia.”          1978

8          29          “Paperback Scene: Illustrations May Be Coming Back.” Sunday Inquirer          January 30, 1977

8          30          “Paperbacks in the News.” Publishers Weekly          1974

8          31          Publisher’s advertisements          1977

8          32          Russ, Joanna. “Outta Space: Woman Write Science Fiction.” Ms.          January 1976

8          33          Star Tracking. “William Shatner’s Lastest Enterprise.” The Planet          July 1977

8          34          Science Fiction News          1954-1955

8          35          Secondary Reference Material          1963-1972

8          36          “Science Fiction: The Great Escape.” Newsweek          December 22, 1975

8          37          Shear, David. “The Sci-Fi Upsurge” and “The Sci-Fi Film No Longer in the Valley of the B’s?” The Sunday Bulletin          June 20, 1976

8          38          “Spectre.” Gene Roddenberry’s horror series pilot          Maybe 21, 1977

8          39          Star Wars. “Will Star Wars Create Another Star Trek Cult?” By John Corr. Sunday Inquirer          June 12, 1977

8          40          Thomas, Bob. “Science Fiction Looks Like Next Trend in Films.” Inquirer          October 3, 1976

8          41          Original covers from SF paperbacks          1976

8          42          Wertham, Fredric, M.D. “Science Fiction Fanzines.” Chapter from his The World of Fanzines          1973

8          43          Future Tense          January 25-February 13, 1977

8          44          Jacobs, David M. UFO Puzzle. Temple University news release          January 5, 1976

8          45          Philadelphia Science Fiction Articles          1976

8          46          Purdom, Tom. “Bova’s Millennium.” Sunday Bulletin          August 8, 1976

8          47          Purdom, Tom. “SF in all its Infinite Variety.” Sunday Bulletin          July 25, 1976

8          48          Sexuality in SF          1978

8          49          Star Trek articles          1977-1978

8          50          Stumpf, Edna C. “Is Science Fiction the Hope of American Life?” Today Magazine          March 28, 1975

8          51          Science Fiction on TV          1978

8          52          Tolkein Material          1978-1979

8          53          Trade News: Illustrated Science Fiction Books for Adults          1978

8          54          Wiley, Doris B. “Librarian Maps Fantasy Trails.” Evening Bulletin          September 20, 1976

8          55          SFC general          1977-1983

8          56          Moorcock, Michael. “Starship Storn-Troopers.” Anarchist Review          1977

8          57          “How Do you Feel About a World Based on Sci-Fi?” Bulletin          1980

8          58          Today Magazine. “Jack Veasey. “Escaping into the Future”          November 25, 1979

8          59          Barron, Neil. “Launching the SF Collection.” Wilson Library Bulletin          September 1977

8          60          Barron, Neil. “Science Fiction Revisited.” Choice          September 1973

8          61          Barron, Neil. “SF: The New Growth Industry.” Bibliography          1979

8          62          Bradley, Marion Zimmer. “The Feminine Imperative.” From Viva          December 1976

8          63          Chastain, Sure. “Sci-Fi Toys Sell With the Force of Star Wars.” Philadelphia Inquirer          November 27, 1977

8          64          Fensterer, Bob. “Zap! Blam! The Comics Come to Town.” Philadelphia Inquirer          July 2, 1977

8          65          Clarke, Arthur C. “The View from Serendip.” Philadelphia Inquirer          January 1, 1978

8          66          Convention Info and Brochures          1976-1978

8          67          Corr, John. “Sci-Fi is Very Much With Us.” Philadelphia Inquirer          November 14, 1976

8          68          “’Demon Seed’ Takes Sci-Fi a Bit Too Far.” Lawrence De Vine. Philadelphia Inquirer          April 2, 1977

8          69          Book Review of Dick, Philip. A Scanner Darkly. Sunday Inquirer          March 13, 1977

8          70          “Joan Dinerstein.” Evening Bulletin          February 28, 1977

8          71          Dozois, Gardner. “Writing Science Fiction: Think Like an Alien, Write Like an Angel.” Writer’s Digest          February 1976

8          72          Dubeck, Leroy and Moshier, Suzanne E. “teaching Fact with Fiction.” American Educator          1985

8          73          Flatley, Guy. “Bridges and the Beast.” View          December 1976

8          74          Franklin, Bruce. “Chic Bleak in Fantasy Fiction.” Saturday Review          July 15, 1972

8          75          “’Future Tense’ Is Crypto-Sci-Fi.” Philadelphia Daily News          January 26, 1977

8          76          Kenkel, William F. “Report From the Future.” Journal of Marriage and the Family          1969

8          77          Grotta, Daniel. “It’s Getting to be a Hobbit With Me.” Philadelphia Magazine          December 1977

8          78          Harris, Harry. “The Landown: On a Mission in Space.” Philadelphia Inquirer, TV Week          October 12, 1975

8          79          Fryxell, David A. “The Fans That Ate Miami Beach”          February 2, 1978

8          80          Frank Herbert. “A Sci-Fi Seer Finds Profit in Print.” John de Groot, Jr. Evening Bulletin          March 15, 1977

8          81          Review of Herbert, Frank. The Santaroga Barrier. Philadelphia Inquirer          1977

8          82          High Fidelity, v. 26 #5, “Music and Audio of the Future,” 25th Anniversary Issue, Part II          May 1976

8          83          Stumpf, Edna P. “Is Science Fiction the Last Hope of America”          1976

8          84          Kress, Nancy          1985

8          85          LeGuin, Ursula K. “Do-It-Yourself Cosmology. Parabola          1977

8          86          Lerner, Fred. “The Science Fiction Library.” Special Libraries          January 1973

8          87          Lerner, Fred. “The Science Fiction Library.” Special Libraries          January 1973

8          88          Mooney, Philip F. “Science Fiction Collections in the George Arents Research Library at Syracuse University”          undated

8          89          “Modern Prometheus: SF and the New Consciouness.” SCP Journal          1977

8          90          Neal, Steve. “A Sour Recollection of Mr. Agnew.” (Article on Buzz Aldrich). Philadelphia Inquirer          July 31, 1977

8          91          Alternative Criticism          1974-1978

8          92          Levit, Herschel, illus. Proofs for illus. in Phillips’ Mislaid Charm          1977

8          93          “Star Wars” Article on the movie; from Time magazine     1977

8          94          Star Wars          1977

8          95          Close Encounters          1977-1978

8          96          Other World Books          1978-1985

8          97          Fantasy Foundation          1979

8          98          Ace Books          1979-1983

8          99          Algol          1977

8          100          Alternative World Recordings          1977

8          101          Anima          undated

8          102          April Publications          1979

8          103          Arena SF          1978

9          1          Book Examination Center          1976

9          2          Avon          undated

9          3          Author’s Co-op          undated

9          4          Arno Press          1978

9          5          Book Clubs          1977-1982

9          6          Collectors Book Store, Inc.          1974-1979

9          7          Salem Press          undated

9          8          Weirdbook Press          1979

9          9          Poison Pen Press          undated

9          10          Purple Mouth Press          1977

9          11          Unknown Press          unknown

9          12          Laser Books          1975

9          13          P.D.A. Enterprises          undated

9          14          Outworlds          1974

9          15          Owlswick Press          1973

9          16          Library of Congress          1976

9          17          Heavy Metal          undated

9          18          Hyperion Press          1976

9          19          Science Fiction Writers of America          1979

9          20          Fanzine Foundation          1964

9          21          University of Pittsburgh Special Collections          1977

9          22          Cons          1985

9          23          British Science Fiction Bibliography: Mayer          1937

9          24          Collectors: Watt, Andrew          2005

9          25          Catalogs, Publisher: Fedogan & Bremer 2000 Catalog          2000

9          26          Catalogs, Publisher: Arkham House          1999-2006

9          27          Authors: Asimov, Isaac          2008

9          28          Authors: Norton, Andre          undated

9          29          Articles          1967-1985

9          30          August Derleth Society          undated

9          31          Center for SF Athletes          1979-1980

9          32          Editor’s Notes          1980

9          33          Mid America Con          1976

9          34          Science Fiction Research Association          1988-2008

9          35          SF Bulletin          1966-1967

9          36          New Jersey Science Fiction Society          1995/1996

9          37          Science Fiction Writers of America           1976-2002

9          38          Trajectories          1988

9          39          Artemis Society          1995

9          40          Index to the Science Fiction Magazines          1979-1982

9          41          Star Trek          1977-1993

9          42          Philadelphia Science Fiction Society          1982-2002

9          43          University of Kansas Special Collections          1976-2004

9          44          Miscellaneous ephemera & artwork          1982-1993, undated

9          45          Fandom newsletters & Fliers          1969-1995

9          46          ROC Science Fiction Catalogs          1990-1991, undated

9          47          Star Wars brochure of cast and crew          1977

9          48          Nebula Awards          1985

9          49          Swank Magazine (science fiction section)          1974

9          50          National Lampoon: Science Fiction          1972

9          51          Checklist of early fan magazines          1956

9          52          War of the Worlds Anniversary          1988

9          53          Convention Files          1962-2006   

9          54          Convention Files          1966-1995

9          55          Convention Files          1980-1996

9          56          Convention Files          1988-2004

9          57          Convention Files          1977-1984

9          58          Convention Files          1983-2000

9          59          Convention Files          1980-1981

10          1          Philcon          1942-1989

10          2          Philcon          1990-2006

10          3          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1987-2009, undated

10          4          Book catalogues and periodical sales          2000-2009

10          5          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1982-1993, undated

10          6          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1980-1993, undated

10          7          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1985-1995, undated

10          8          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1976-1994

10          9          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1979-1996

10          10          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1984-1996

10          11          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1975-1995

10          12          Book catalogues and periodical sales          1975-2001