This collection is comprised of typescripts, galley
proofs, page proofs, and other material related to the writings of Robert Adams, an
author/editor of science fiction and fantasy. Includes material related to the book
as well as the anthology
Friends of the
. A significant portions of the collection is focused on the
Coming of the Horseclans,
Death of a Legend,
Magical Jewels of Ireland
Of Quests and
Franklin Robert Adams was born on August 31, 1933 in the United States. He is best
known as an author of science fiction and fantasy as well as an editor of science
fiction anthologies. He wrote and edited under the pen name, Robert Adams. His first
book Coming of the Horseclans was published in 1975.
After this first book, Adams began what would later become his best known book
series, Horseclans. Although the series was never
finished, he managed to complete eighteen books before his death. From 1979-1989,
Adams also published the Castaways in Time book series.
And in 1988 he began The Stairway to Forever book
series, but only was able to complete two books in this series. Adams also published
several anthologies beginning in 1985 which he coedited with various editors
including Martin H. Greenberg, Pamela Crippen Adams, and Charles G. Waugh. Adams
died in Apopka, Florida on January 4, 1990.
14.0 linear feet
(22 document boxes, unboxed material)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries,
Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections
& Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the
University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by
This collection is open for research.