This collection is comprised of correspondence,
galley proofs, manuscripts, press clippings, and other material pertaining to the
works of English literary figure Colin Wilson between the years 1965-1998. Includes
correspondence between Colin Wilson and June O'Shea, galley proofs and manuscripts
of Wilson's works in the science fiction genre, manuscripts and other material
regarding Israeli paranormalist Uri Geller, press clippings of book reviews by
Wilson, and manuscripts of interviews with Wilson.
Colin Wilson is a British novelist and writer of science fiction, true crime, and
literary criticism. Wilson was born in Leicester, England on June 26, 1931 to Arthur
and Anetta Wilson. His mother's love for books served as an early influence on
Wilson and a science fiction magazine given to him at a young age by his grandfather
sparked his interest in the genre for which he would publish multiple novels.
1.0 linear feet
(2 document boxes)
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& 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.