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Series 1. Manuscripts. 1968-2008, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains manuscripts of the literary and edited works of Barbara Hambly as well as the literary works of George Alec Effinger and O. Niemand (Effinger's best-known pseudonym).
Partial manuscripts have been identified, based on research conducted using published works as source material. Formats include manuscripts for full length novels and short stories.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged into three sub-series. Sub-series arrangement is as follows:
  • Sub-series 1.1. Literary and edited works of Barbara Hambly, 1977-2008, undated.
  • Sub-series 1.2. Literary works of George Alec Effinger, 1968-1989, undated.
  • Sub-series 1.3. Literary works of O. Niemand, circa 1982-1988, undated.
 

Sub-series 1.1 Literary and edited works of Barbara Hambly 1977-2008, undated.

Sub-series Scope and Content Summary

This sub-series contains manuscripts of the literary and edited works of Barbara Hambly. The manuscripts are in various stages of development and include partial copies, copyedited versions, and publisher page proofs. Some are heavily edited. The genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery and historical fiction are represented.

Sub-series Arrangement

This sub-series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 1, Folders 1-2

Those who hunt the night. Original manuscript title: Day stalker. December 1988.

Box 1, Folders 3-4

Those who hunt the night (copyedited version). Original manuscript title: Day stalker. December 1988.

Box 1, Folders 5-6

Those who hunt the night (lacks title page). Original manuscript title: Day stalker. undated.

Box 1, Folders 7-8

Dark hand of magic (publisher page proofs). November 2, 1989.

Box 1, Folder 9

The silicon mage (publisher page proof). December 16, 1987.

Box 1, Folders 10-11

The silicon mage (lacks title page). Includes supplemental word list. undated.

Box 1, Folders 12-13

The silicon mage (lacks title page). undated.

Box 1, Folders 14-15

The silicon mage. undated.

Box 1, Folder 16

The silicon mage (partial copy). undated.

Box 1, Folder 17-18

The magicians of night (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folder 1

The magicians of night (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

The rainbow abyss and The magicians of night (partial copies). undated.

Box 2, Folder 3

The rainbow abyss and The magicians of night (partial copies). undated.

Box 2, Folders 4-5

The magicians of night (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folders 6-7

The magicians of night (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folders 8-9

Beauty and the beast. Includes notes from Lisa Lockhart of Avon books on separate stapled document. undated.

Box 2, Folder 10

Beauty and the beast (lacks title page). undated.

Box 2, Folder 11

Beauty and the beast. undated.

Box 2, Folders 12-13

The witches of Wenshar. undated.

Box 2, Folders 14-15

The witches of Wenshar (lacks title page). Includes added page for "about the author". undated.

Box 2, Folder 17

The witches of Wenshar (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folder 18

The witches of Wenshar (partial copy). undated.

Box 2, Folders 19-20

The witches of Wenshar. undated.

Box 3, Folders 1-3

The ladies of mandrigyn (lacks title page). undated.

Box 3, Folders 4-5

Day stalker. Published as: Those who hunt the night. undated.

Box 3, Folders 6-7

Day stalker. Published as: Those who hunt the night. undated.

Box 3, Folder 8

The ladies of Mandrigyn (publisher page proofs). undated.

Box 3, Folders 9-11

The ladies of Mandrigyn. Includes note regarding this manuscript. undated.

Box 3, Folders 12-13

Dragonsbane (partial copy). undated.

Box 3, Folders 14-16

Dragonsbane (lacks title page). undated.

Box 3, Folders 17-19

Dragonsbane. undated.

Box 4, Folders 1-3

The baby-eaters. Published as: Quirinal Hill Affair. undated.

Box 4, Folder 4

Time of the dark. Includes various versions, all partial copies. December 1977.

Box 4, Folders 5-6

Male fraud. Includes hand-written notes on lined paper. undated.

Box 4, Folder 7

Dragonsbane. (publisher page proof; partial copy). Includes letter from publisher. September 20, 1985.

Box 4, Folder 8

The silent tower (publisher page proofs). undated.

Box 4, Folders 9-10

The silent tower (copyedited version). December 1986.

Box 4, Folders 11-12

Dog wizard (lacks title page). undated.

Box 4, Folders 13-15

Dog wizard. undated.

Box 4, Folders 16-17

Dog wizard (publisher page proofs). October 8, 1992.

Box 4, Folders 18-20

Dog wizard (partial copy). undated.

Box 5, Folders 1-2

The poltergeist effect. Published as: Ghost-walker. undated.

Box 5, Folder 3

Dragonsbane (publisher page proofs). September 5, 1985.

Box 5, Folders 4-5

The silicon mage (partial copy). undated.

Box 5, Folders 6-7

A stranger at the feast. Published as: Stranger at the wedding. undated.

Box 5, Folders 8-9

The walls of air. undated.

Box 5, Folders 10-12

The armies of daylight. undated.

Box 5, Folders 13-15

The armies of daylight. undated.

Box 5, Folders 16-17

A stranger at the feast. Published as: Stranger at the wedding. undated.

Box 5, Folder 18

The magicians of night (partial copy). Includes 2 copies. undated.

Box 5, Folder 19

Dragon child. Includes 2 copies. Also includes correspondence from publisher. October 25, 1988-July 12, 1989, undated.

Box 6, Folder 1

Bride of the rat-god(partial copy). undated.

Box 6, Folders 2-4

Bride of the rat-god(lacks title and dedication pages; partial copy). undated.

Box 6, Folder 5

Bride of the rat-god (partial copy). undated.

Box 6, Folders 6-8

Homeland (publisher page proofs). Includes design memos, composition order and sample galley pages. December 12, 2008, undated.

Box 6, Folders 9-11

Stones of light. Published as Star Wars : Planet of twilight. Includes correspondence from publisher, notes, composition order, Star wars style sheet, and publisher page proofs. September 4, 1996, undated.

Box 6, Folders 12-14

Free man of color. Includes correspondence from publisher, notes, composition order, style sheets, and publisher page proofs of preliminary pages. June 10, 1997, undated.

Box 6, Folders 15-17

Graveyard dust. Includes publisher production memo, composition order and style sheet. October 21, 1998, undated.

Box 6, Folders 18-20

Stones of light. Published as: Planet of twilight. undated.

Box 7, Folder 3

Ad mensam nemo agnoscet.... undated.

Box 7, Folder 4

The banquet of Lucullus. undated.

Box 7, Folder 5

The little tailor and the elves. undated.

Box 7, Folder 6

The two most common elements in the universe. undated.

Box 7, Folder 7

The good, the bad, and the ugly. undated.

Box 7, Folders 8-10

The mother of winter. undated.

Box 7, Folders 11-12

Free man of color (lacks title page). undated.

Box 7, Folders 13-17

Sisters of the night. Includes publisher questionnaire and one story not found in the published version. February 5, 1993, undated.

Box 7, Folders 18-19

Beauty and the beast. Includes correspondence and publisher memo. June 13, 1989.

Box 7, Folder 21

Fragment of a story with characters from Ghostbusters and Beauty and the beast. undated.

Box 7, Folder 22

Crossroad (partial copy). Includes Star trek chronology, outline of story, notes and correspondence. August 5, 1987-December 5, 1991, undated.

Box 7, Folders 23-24

Dead water. Includes publisher correspondence. December 13, 2005, undated.

Box 9, Folder 1

Beauty and the beast (publisher page proofs). undated.

 

Sub-series 1.2 Literary works of George Alec Effinger 1968-1989, undated.

Sub-series Scope and Content Summary

This sub-series contains manuscripts (including partial copies) of the literary works of George Alec Effinger. Some are heavily edited. The genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror are represented.

Sub-series Arrangement

This sub-series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 8, Folders 1-2

A fire in the sun. undated.

Box 8, Folders 3-4

Shadow money (lacks title page). undated.

Box 8, Folders 5-6

The honored dead. Nine copies sent to various people for comment. undated.

Box 8, Folders 7-8

When gravity fails. undated.

Box 8, Folder 9

Blood pinball. undated.

Box 8, Folders 10-12

Zork. undated.

Box 8, Folder 13

Mango Red goes to war. undated.

Box 8, Folder 22

Solo in the spotlight. Includes photocopy of published first page. undated.

Box 8, Folder 23

The riddle of the Czars (partial copy). undated.

Box 8, Folder 25

Poetry. undated.

Box 8, Folder 26

Sherlock Holmes in orbit (partial copy of The Musgrave version). undated.

Box 8, Folder 27

The great god Quay. undated.

Box 8, Folder 28

March: the boss liar (partial copy). undated.

Box 8, Folder 29

Mars: the home front by Edgar Rice Burroughs [written in Burroughs' style by George Alec Effinger]. undated.

Box 8, Folder 30

Maureen Birnbaum pokes an eye out by E. Taylor Spiegelman (as told to George Alec Effinger) [written by Effinger]. undated.

Box 8, Folder 31

The aliens who knew, I mean, everything. Includes correspondence from several publishers. February 16, 1984-February 1, 1989, undated.

Box 8, Folder 32

Martian memorial to Elvis sighted. undated.

Box 8, Folder 33

Word of night (partial copy). Published as short story, Marid throws a party, in Budayeen nights. undated.

Box 8, Folder 34

Seven nights in Slumberland. undated.

Box 8, Folder 35

A house. Includes chapter and character notes. undated.

Box 8, Folder 36

Death in Florence. Bound in plastic covers. 1978.

Box 8, Folder 39

The Minotaur sees his analyst. undated.

Box 8, Folder 40

The twenty-ton stork. Includes 2 copies, correspondence, and 1 additional version by John Keats Diomede [George Alec Effinger], partial copy. April 25, 1968, undated.

Box 8, Folder 41

The z-ray invaders. undated.

Box 8, Folder 42

An odd piece of glass. undated.

Box 9, Folder 2

Felicia. Bound in plastic covers. circa 1976.

Box 9, Folder 9

The last analysis. undated.

Box 9, Folder 10

Rookie of the year. Includes 3 versions (partial copies). undated.

 

Sub-series 1.3 Literary works of O. Niemand circa 1982-1988, undated.

Sub-series Scope and Content Summary

This sub-series contains manuscripts of short stories written by George Alec Effinger using the pseudonym of O. Niemand. These stories were posthumously collected as part of: George Alec Effinger Live! from planet earth and presumably includes the complete stories Effinger wrote under the pseudonym "O. Niemand". Two of the stories found in this sub-series, The royal Annie and Under the bam under the boo, are not represented in George Alec Effinger Live! from planet earth and are possibly unpublished.

Sub-series Arrangement

This sub-series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 8, Folder 14

The royal Annie. undated.

Box 8, Folder 15

Afternoon under glass. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 16

The day the invaders came. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 17

The man outside. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 18

Two bits. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 19

Put your hands together. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 20

The wooing of Slowboat Sadie. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 21

The wisdom of having money. circa 1982-1988.

Box 8, Folder 38

Under the bam under the boo. undated.

 

Series 2 Diaries, notes, and other material 1981-1991, undated.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes sketches, Hambly's diary entries, notes from Hambly and Effinger, story fragments, correspondence, and course materials for teaching a class on SF writing. The fanzines Who-rotica and Forbidden zone are also included.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder.
Box 2, Folder 16

Sketches in pencil and ink (possibly by Barbara Hambly). undated.

Box 7, Folders 1-2

Diary entries regarding Hambly's personal life. undated.

Box 7, Folder 20

Diary entries, poems, and other material regarding Hambly's personal and fan-centered life. Includes convention speeches given by Hambly. May 28, 1991-December 31, 1991, undated.

Box 8, Folder 24

Notes and other material regarding entertainment and personal interests. undated.

Box 8, Folder 37

Correspondence and title page of The recollections of Morgan Froo of the Royal Canadian mounted police (possibly by George Alec Effinger). February 19, 1985, undated.

Box 9, Folder 3

Course materials for teaching classes with examples of sample manuscripts, manuscript preparation and notes, used by Barbara Hambly. undated.

Box 9, Folder 4

Fanzine titled Weighty decision (photocopy). undated.

Box 9, Folder 5

Flier for the Gila Queen's guide to markets. 3 copies. undated.

Box 9, Folder 6

Fanzine titled Who-rotica, issue number 1. Fanzine topic is the television series Doctor Who. 1981.

Box 9, Folder 7

Correspondence from Universe 87 science fiction convention to Barbara Hambly regarding her speaker schedule. December 29, 1986.

Box 9, Folder 8

Fanzine titled Forbidden zone, issue number 1. Fanzine topic is the television series Blake's seven. undated.

Box 9, Folder 11

Story fragments and notes on various topics (possibly by Effinger). undated.

Box 9, Folder 12

Notebook (possibly of Effinger). Contains hand written notes on various topics and notebook tabs for "Glorian's book," "The stone fire," and "Miscellany." undated.

Box 9, Folder 13

Notebooks, hand written, on various topics (possibly of Effinger). undated.

Box 9, Folder 14

Hand written notes and other material on various topics (possibly of Hambly). March 1986, undated.