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Anthony Boucher book review card files, circa 1945-1967.
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 1; BANC MSS 2012/179 box 2; BANC MSS 2012/179 box 3; BANC MSS 2012/179 box 4; ...
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Anthony Boucher book review card files, circa 1945-1967


Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968, creator


Contains Boucher's book review files and other related information on typed 3 x 5 cards with some manuscript notations. Files are arranged by author for each genre or form. Cards on Boucher's own works are filed separately. Also includes several membership lists: Mystery Writers of America, Northern California (October 1960 ; May 1961 ; September 1968), Mystery Writers of America, Inc. Pseudonym List (July 1960), Crime Writers Association (U.K. and Overseas, November 20, 1967), Inventory to Bay Area Fandom (October 1960). Also includes one small leather bound address book and a few miscellaneous items.


1945 (issued)


Boucher, Anthony -- 1911-1968 -- Archives
Detective and mystery stories -- Book reviews
Fantasy fiction -- Book reviews
Science fiction -- Book reviews
Anthologies -- Book reviews
Short stories, American -- Book reviews
Authors, American -- 20th century
Authors, English -- 20th century


Anthony Boucher book review card files, circa 1945-1967, BANC MSS 2012/179, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Mary Haven Thompson ; 20120511.
Anthony Boucher (born William Anthony Parker White) was an American editor and author of mystery, science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. From 1942 until his death in 1968, Boucher reviewed hundred of mystery novels for publications such as San Francisco Chronicle, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, and, most significantly, The New York Times.
In English.
White mss., ca. 1932-1969; Also located at Lilly Library, University of Indiana.


Card files.
Membership lists.

Physical Description:

11 card file boxes (circa 5.5 linear feet)




BANC MSS 2012/179 box 1
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 2
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 3
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 4
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 5
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 6
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 7
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 8
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 9
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 10
BANC MSS 2012/179 box 11
BANC MSS 2012/179 v.1
BANC MSS 2012/179