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Kopaska-Merkel (David C.) collection on Dreams and Nightmares
MS 184  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David C. Kopaska-Merkel collection on Dreams and Nightmares
    Date (inclusive): 1990-2005
    Collection Number: MS 184
    Creator: Kopaska-Merkel, David C.
    Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains materials related to the publication and distribution of Dreams and Nightmares, a fantasy and science fiction poetry magazine edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel. Items in the collection include original page proofs for a number of issues, art and poetry submissions, and correspondence and records related to some distributors of the magazine.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. David C. Kopaska-Merkel collection on Dreams and Nightmares (MS 184). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of David C. Kopaska-Merkel, 2007.

    Processing History

    The collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez in 2017.
    Processing of the David C. Kopaska-Merkel collection on Dreams and Nightmares was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Biographical Note

    David C. Kopaska-Merkel is the editor and publisher of Dreams and Nightmares magazine, and previously worked for six years the editor of Star*Line, the journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association.
    Dreams and Nightmares magazine was founded in 1986 by Kopaska-Merkel, and is still printed thrice yearly.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains materials related to the publication and distribution of Dreams and Nightmares, a fantasy and science fiction poetry magazine edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel. Items in the collection include original page proofs for a number of issues, art and poetry submissions, and correspondence and records related to some distributors of the magazine.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged topically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Fantasy.
    Kopaska-Merkel, David C.
    Literature publishing.
    Science fiction.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence.
    Fan magazines.