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  • Collection: Browne Popular Culture Library Manuscripts
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PCL MS 007 Joanna Russ Collection

Joanna Russ was an author of science fiction and literary criticism. Literary manuscripts form the core of the collection.

In 1969, Russ began transferring her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, with additions in 1976 and 1998. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works, whether authored by Joanna Russ or by other writers whose works may be found in this collection.

This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Library Associate II, in April 1986 and updated in July 1992 with an addendum and again in August 2009 by Patricia Falk. The colelction was reprocessed, the inventory was revised and finding aid updated in April 2017 by Manuscripts and Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown.


PCL MS 014 William Charles Anderson Collection

William Charles Anderson is an author of humorous books. Literary correspondence, manuscript, and reviews for Pandemonium on the Potomac form the core of the collection.

In 1969, Anderson transferred these papers to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, but the photocopying of the manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Library Associate II, in May 1986, and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.


PCL MS 018 Karl Edward Wagner Collection

Karl Edward Wagner is best known as a writer of fantasy and horror and also as an editor for anthologies in these genres. The collection reflects both aspects of his work. This material was donated by Gary Hoppenstand in December 2010 and forms part of the Gary Hoppenstand Adventure Fiction Collection. The collection has no restrictions placed upon its’ use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when duplicating any unpublished or published works included in the collection.


PCL MS 030 Jeffrey A. Carver Collection

Jeffrey A. Carver is an author of the science fiction genre. Literary manuscripts and related materials form the core of this collection.

In 1985, Jeffrey A. Carver first began transferring his manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. This collection is open for research, but the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in July 1986, updated in July 1992, and again in August 2009 by Patricia Falk. It was updated again in June 2016 by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown.


PCL MS 052 Jagdish J. Bhatt Collection

The Jagdish J. Bhatt Collection consists of approximately 15 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Jagdish J. Bhatt between 1983 and 2012. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 054 John Boland Collection

The collection consists of 0.4 linear feet of manuscript material relating to a portion of the career of novelist John Boland. The collection is open to research, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission to reproduce or reuse any published or unpublished works. The collection was purchased along with a selection of Mr. Boland's books in 1986. The finding aid was completed by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in November 2016.


PCL MS 068 Carl Jacobi Collection

The Carl Jacobi Collection is comprised of six linear feet of correspondence, files, diaries, literary productions, printed materials, and photographs documenting the private and professional life of this notable author of horror, fantasy, science, and adventure fiction. The collection spans approximately 100 years beginning with Jacobi family documents from 1896 and ending with correspondence dated 1996 — a year before Carl Jacobi's death.

The collection was donated by Mr. Jacobi to the Popular Culture Library beginning in 1987 with later installments added by his estate after his death in 1997. There are no restrictions placed upon the use of this collection for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works whether authored by Carl Jacobi or by other writers whose work may be found in this collection.

The collection was arranged and described by Eric Honneffer December 2011.


PCL MS 069 Sheldon R. Jaffery Collection

Sheldon R. Jaffery was a practicing attorney in Cleveland, Ohio with a personal interest in science fiction, fantasy, horror fiction, and pulp magazines. The Jaffery Collection centers on the manuscripts of the books Jaffery published throughout the 1980s which deal with these genres. The material dates from 1947 to 1989, with the bulk of the collection dating from the 1980s. Jaffery's interests specifically lie in the Arkham House book series, the DAW book series, and pulp magazine fiction. These topics are the focus of his manuscripts and research materials, which make up the core of the collection. Also housed in the Browne Popular Culture Library are a substantial number of specialist catalogs accrued by Jaffery as a collector/dealer in rare science fiction and fantasy books and posters.

The initial collection was acquired by the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, in December, 1987, and a second shipment was received in January, 1990. The collection was organized and arranged at the Browne Popular Culture Library by Dana Sergent, who also prepared the biographical sketch and box/folder inventory.

The collection is open to public access for research; however, the duplication of any materials must comply with applicable copyright laws.

This register was compiled by Brenda McCallum, head librarian, and Dana Sergent, graduate research assistant, Popular Culture Library, January, 1990 and updated in September 2009.


PCL MS 084 Alexei and Cory Panshin Collection

The Alexei and Cory Panshin Collection consists of approximately 4.5 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Alexei and Cory Panshin between 1969 and 1975. Additional materials were purchased by the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1987. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 099 Edgar Wallace Collection

The Edgar Wallace Collection consists of approximately 0.4 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by John Ball in 1984. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 101 Edward Paul Wellen Collection

The Edward Paul Wellen Collection consists of approximately XX linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by XX in XXXX. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 110 John Jakes Collection

The John Jakes Collection consists of approximately 0.2 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by John Jakes in 1979. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist.  The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.


PCL MS 138 Michael M. McDowell Collection

The Michael McEachern McDowell Collection includes 20 cubic feet of correspondence and manuscripts dating from 1966-2001. This author of predominantly horror and occult-themed novels and screenplays began donating his collection to the Browne Popular Culture Library around 1987 until his death in 1999. His literary executor, Laurence Senelick, continued to transfer additions after that date. No restrictions have been placed on the use of the collection for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works whether authored by McDowell or by other authors whose work may be found in this collection. The documents were arranged and described by Eric Honneffer and the finding aid completed by him in January 2010.


PCL MS 180 Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Collection

The Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Collection is comprised of 39 cubic feet of manuscripts and correspondence from 1978-2014. The manuscripts include primarily historic and contemporary horror novels and some western, science fiction, and romantic suspense. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library beginning in 1999, with an addition in 2014, and has no restrictions placed upon its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission from the author when duplicating any unpublished or published works included in the collection. The finding aid was completed by Patricia Falk in February 2010 and updated by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in June 2017.


PCL MS 192 Sandra Springer Collection

The Sandra Springer Collection consists of 0.8 linear feet of manuscript materials. The materials largely relate to fanzines and fandom surrounding Star Trek and The ProfessionalsThe materials were donated by Sandra Springer's family in 1998. There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however all copyright and related interests remain with the authors of the indcluded works. The collection was processed and the finding aid completed by Steve Ammidown, Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist, in August 2016.


PCL MS 196 Richard Erlich Collection

The Richard Erlich Collection consists of approximately 4 linear feet of manuscript materials, including correspondence, business files, and academic manuscripts. The materials primarily relate to Erlich's book Coyote's Song: The Teaching Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin, but also contain materials relating to his unpublished book The Starmont Reader's Guide to Ursula K. LeGuin as well as Clockworks: A Multimedia Bibliography [i.e., List] of Works Useful for the Study of the Human/Machine Interface in SF, written with Thomas P. Dunn, his frequent collaborator.

The collection was donated in 2006 by Dr. Erlich to the Browne Popular Culture Library. At the request of Dr. Erlich, files containing correspondence between himself and Ursula K. Le Guin are currently restricted, however there are no other restrictions placed on the materials for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission from the author when reproducing any unpublished or published works included in the collection.

The collection was processed and the finding aid prepared by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in October, 2016.


PCL MS 224 Alice J. Mills Kirk/Spock (K/S) Fanzine Collection

The Alice J. Mills Kirk/Spock (K/S) Fanzine Collection represents nearly four decades of participation in the Star Trek slash fanfiction movement, from the 1970s until Alice Mills’ death in 2015. The collection is primarily comprised of fanzines centered on the Kirk/Spock (K/S) relationship from the original Star Trek television series and subsequent movies. It is the “/” between the names of Kirk and Spock from which the term “slash” fiction is derived. In addition to Kirk/Spock, the collection also contains materials from fandoms such as Jack/Ennis or B/B (Brokeback Mountain); Garak/Bashir (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine); Love Noir Deux (A Donald Strachey Mystery Slash Zine), and several non-fandom works.  Also included are audio cassettes featuring notables such as William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, a collection of photographs, and original fan art.

There are no restrictions placed on the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscript materials as well as published works. The collection was donated in March 2015 by the Mills family.  The inventory was completed by Sylvio Lynch III, Ph.D. candidate in American Cultural Studies, in June 2016 and the finding aid was completed by Steve Ammidown, Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist in September 2016. Special thanks to Anna J. Clutterbuck-Cook, Reference Librarian, Massachusetts Historical Society and Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook, Processing Assistant, Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, for their technical assistance in completing this finding aid.