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Robert Adams papers
MS 186  
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Description
This collection is comprised of typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and other material related to the writings of Robert Adams, an author/editor of science fiction and fantasy. Includes material related to the book series' Horseclans and Castaways in Time as well as the anthology Friends of the Horseclans . A significant portions of the collection is focused on the following titles: Coming of the Horseclans, Death of a Legend, The Seven Magical Jewels of Ireland , and Of Quests and Kings .
Background
Franklin Robert Adams was born on August 31, 1933 in the United States. He is best known as an author of science fiction and fantasy as well as an editor of science fiction anthologies. He wrote and edited under the pen name, Robert Adams. His first book Coming of the Horseclans was published in 1975. After this first book, Adams began what would later become his best known book series, Horseclans. Although the series was never finished, he managed to complete eighteen books before his death. From 1979-1989, Adams also published the Castaways in Time book series. And in 1988 he began The Stairway to Forever book series, but only was able to complete two books in this series. Adams also published several anthologies beginning in 1985 which he coedited with various editors including Martin H. Greenberg, Pamela Crippen Adams, and Charles G. Waugh. Adams died in Apopka, Florida on January 4, 1990.
Extent
9.17 linear feet (22 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. 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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.