Terry Carr collection on Science Fiction fandom
Finding aid prepared by Glen Pacheco, Student Processing Assistant.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Title: Terry Carr collection on Science Fiction fandom
Date (inclusive): 1948-1987, undated
Date (bulk): 1960-1987
Collection Number: MS 359
0.44 linear feet
(1 box, 1 flat file folder)
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: This collection contains fliers, correspondence, fanzines, newspaper clippings, ballots, materials related to the Science
Fiction Writers of America (SFWA, and other material on Science Fiction fandom collected by Terry Carr.
Languages: The collection is in English.
This collection is open for research.
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& University Archives, University of California, Riverside.
Processed by Glen Pacheco, Student Processing Assistant, 2019.
Processing of the Terry Carr collection on Science Fiction fandom 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 Andrew Lippert, Special Collections Processing Archivist.
Collection Scope and Contents
This collection of science fiction professional and fandom materials documents the world of science fiction during several
decades of the middle and later part of the 20th century in the United States. Materials relate to fan organizations and community
groups, fanzines, various amateur presses of the period, specifically the Fantasy Amateur Press Association (FAPA), nomination
forms and election ballots for both fan and professional organizations, as well as mailings, fliers and correspondence.
The collection was originally grouped into several categories and have been arranged alphabetically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Science fiction fans
Science fiction -- Authorship
Genres and Forms of Materials
Clippings (information artifacts)
Fliers (printed matter)
Box 1, Folder 1
Amateur Press materials
Scope and Contents
Folder contains open letters and fanzine related materials including FAPA and SAPS content.
Box 1, Folder 2
Ballots and nominations
Box 1, Folder 4
Conventions and conferences
Box 1, Folder 5
1963, 1972, 1984-1985
Box 1, Folder 6
1960-1963, 1979, 1983-1987
Box 1, Folder 8
Box 1, Folder 9
1961, 1969, 1974, 1983
Box 1, Folder 11
Pictures and drawings
Box 1, Folder 12
Science Fiction Writers of America
The Tucker Hotel ground plan
Scope and Contents
Drawing with plan and front elevation