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Colin Wilson papers
MS 190  
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Description
This collection is comprised of correspondence, galley proofs, manuscripts, press clippings, and other material pertaining to the works of English literary figure Colin Wilson between the years 1965-1998. Includes correspondence between Colin Wilson and June O'Shea, galley proofs and manuscripts of Wilson's works in the science fiction genre, manuscripts and other material regarding Israeli paranormalist Uri Geller, press clippings of book reviews by Wilson, and manuscripts of interviews with Wilson.
Background
Colin Wilson is a British novelist and writer of science fiction, true crime, and literary criticism. Wilson was born in Leicester, England on June 26, 1931 to Arthur and Anetta Wilson. His mother's love for books served as an early influence on Wilson and a science fiction magazine given to him at a young age by his grandfather sparked his interest in the genre for which he would publish multiple novels.
Extent
0.83 linear feet (2 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.