Collection Scope and Contents
Title: Margaret St. Clair papers
Date (inclusive): 1903-1994, undated
Date (bulk): 1960-1990
Collection Number: MS 207
St. Clair, Margaret
3.33 linear feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other material pertaining to the personal and professional life
of Margaret St. Clair, an American science fiction writer. Includes a number of published and unpublished manuscripts in the
science fiction genre as well as professional correspondence between St. Clair and publishers. Photographs, certificates,
and other material pertaining to St. Clair's personal and family life are also included.
Languages: The collection is in English.
This collection is open for research.
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
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[identification of item], [date if possible]. Margaret St. Clair papers (MS 207). Special Collections & University Archives,
University of California, Riverside.
Gift of the estate of Margaret St. Clair, 1997.
Processed by Reajinae Jenkins and Alysia Thind, Student Processing Assistants, 2015.
Processing of the Margaret St. Clair 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
Margaret St. Clair was born on February 17, 1911 in Kansas. Her fascination with science fiction writings began at a young
age and in 1928 her family relocated to California, where she attended UC Berkeley to study classical writing. Shortly after
her graduation in 1932 she married fellow writer Eric (Raymond) St. Clair. In 1945, St. Clair finished her first short story
"Rocket to Limbo" which was later published in 1946. Over the course of her career St. Clair wrote and published over 100
short stories, some under the name Wilton Hazzard or Idris Seabright, and also published several novels. St. Clair passed
away in 1995 in Santa Rosa, California.
Collection Scope and Contents
This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other material pertaining to the personal and professional life
of Margaret St. Clair. Includes a number of published and unpublished manuscripts in the science fiction genre as well as
professional correspondence between St. Clair and publishers. Photographs, certificates, and other material pertaining to
St. Clair's personal and family life are also included.
This collection is arranged into three series as follows:
- Series 1. Manuscripts, 1947-1964
- Series 2. Correspondence, 1914-1992
- Series 3. Personal papers, 1903-1994
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
Science fiction -- Authorship
Genres and Forms of Materials