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Jack Harness papers
MS 371  
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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: Jack Harness papers
    Date (inclusive): 1972-1987, undated
    Date (bulk): 1984-1985
    Collection Number: MS 371
    Creator: Harness, Jack
    Extent: 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection includes manuscripts, research notes, illustrations, and other material pertaining to Jack Harness, an American Science Fiction and Fantasy fan and writer who was active in Los Angeles, California during the 1970's and 1980's. Includes stories and poetry by Jack Harness and other authors including Mike Shupp and Sylvia Stevens as well as written commentary and research notes that pertain to Harness' numerous manuscripts, poetry, and collaborative works. Different forms of visual imagery with an emphasis on illustration and costume design are also included.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This 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]. Jack Harness papers (MS 371). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS), 2011.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Aleia McDaniel and Ena Hillery, Student Processing Assistants, 2015.
    Processing of the Jack Harness papers 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 Bergis Jules, University and Political Papers Archivist, and Eric Milenkiewicz, Manuscripts Curator.

    Biographical Note

    Jack Harness was an American Science Fiction and Fantasy fan and writer who was active in Los Angeles, California during the 1970's and 1980's. He was a member of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) and an active participant in the fandom communities of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection includes manuscripts, research notes, illustrations, and other material pertaining to Jack Harness and his involvement in the genres of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Includes stories and poetry by Jack Harness and other authors including Mike Shupp and Sylvia Stevens as well as written commentary and research notes that pertain to Harness' numerous manuscripts, poetry, and collaborative works. Different forms of visual imagery with an emphasis on illustration and costume design are also included.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged into three series as follows:
    • Series 1. Manuscripts, 1973-1987
    • Series 2. Research, 1972-1973
    • Series 3. Comics and Illustrations, undated

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Harness, Jack
    Poetry
    Science fiction
    Science fiction fans
    Science fiction -- Authorship

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence
    Manuscripts