Science Fiction Fanzine Collection, Part 1: Collection Overview
Science Fiction Fanzine Collection
Temple University. Special Collections Research Center
46.5 linear feet (97 boxes)
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Materials in English
Detailed Collection Information
Description of Collection
The Science Fiction Fanzine Collection contains a large number of serialized science fiction fanzines, primarily from the United States, although some are of foreign origin, including reviews, short fiction, letters, cartoons and drawings, and an exchange of information about science fiction conventions and fan interests.
Organization and Arrangement
The collection is arranged alphabetically by fanzine title.
A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b1634973~S12
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 Fanzine Collection is the physical property/in custody of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Temple University holds intellectual property rights only for material donated to the university with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors 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.
[Title of fanzine], [Publisher], [volume, number, date of issue], Science Fiction Fanzine Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Fanzines in this collection were donated by a variety of sources, including Wm. Danner, Sue Frank, and others.
Inventory prepared in November 2011. Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2014 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Science fiction, American
Science fiction--Societies, etc.