Forrest J Ackerman collection on Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Forrest J Ackerman collection on Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Date (inclusive): circa 1935-2001, undated
Collection Number: MS 284
Creator: Ackerman, Forrest J.
Extent: 12.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection contains magazine and newspaper clippings, magazines, newspapers, flyers, and reproductions on science fiction, horror, and fantasy from Forrest J Ackerman, a Los Angeles, California-based magazine editor, science-fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom and possibly the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia.
Languages: The collection is in English.

Access

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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Forrest J Ackerman collection on Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror (MS 284). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Acquisition Information

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

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection contains magazine and newspaper clippings, magazines, newspapers, flyers, and reproductions on science fiction, horror, and fantasy from Forrest J. Ackerman, a Los Angeles, California-based magazine editor, science-fiction writer and literary agent, a founder of science fiction fandom and possibly the world's most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia.

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 fiction
Horror tales
Science fiction
Science fiction fans
Science fiction -- Authorship