Science/Fiction Collections: Fantasy, Supernatural and Weird Tales, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Science/Fiction Collections

Fantasy, Supernatural and Weird Tales, 1st Edition

By Lee Ash


190 pages

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pub: 1983-01-01
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Science/Fiction Collections offers different views and attitudes toward Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature and descriptions of a variety of collections. Written during a time when Science Fiction and Fantasy writings had just gained widespread popularity, it offers suggestions and considerations for approaching any special collection dealing with a relatively new field.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Introduction: The State of the Art
  • Science Fiction at the Library of Congress
  • The J. Lloyd Eaton Collection
  • The Science Fiction Research Collection at Texas A&M University
  • Out of the Closet: Science Fiction at Easter New Mexico University
  • Syracuse University
  • Spaced Out Library: Toronto Public Library’s Spaced Out Collection
  • The MIT Science Fiction Society Library
  • Anatomy of a Collection: The Sam Moskowitz Collection
  • The Fantasy Foundation: Forrest J. Ackerman’s Archive of the Fantastic
  • Science Fiction Specialty Publishers
  • Bibliographic Control in Fantastic Literature: An Evaluation of Works Published 1941–1981
  • The Cataloging and Classification of Science Fiction Collections
  • A Checklist of Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Dealers
  • A Brief Directory of Science Fiction Research Collections

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FICTION / Science Fiction / General
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General