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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 Professionals. The 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.
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the collection for scholarly use, however researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscript materials as well as published works.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.
Although best known for his forty-year career in television, Steve Allen has also worked in radio, motion pictures, the theatre, and in concert and club venues. Allen's years in show business include successes in almost every entertainment medium. He has been a radio writer, announcer, host, and comedian; television scriptwriter, producer, host, and comedian; jazz and popular music composer, lyricist, singer, and pianist; Broadway playwright and actor; and motion picture actor. He has been extremely active outside the entertainment industry, as well, as a teacher, traveler, lecturer, pundit, and public advocate. Allen is also a widely-published journalist, essayist, poet, and novelist.
In 1974, Allen initially donated materials to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. Additional materials were donated in 1990. The collection is open for research, but the duplication of any materials must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library, in May 1986, updated in March 1991, and again in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.
Jonathan Slott was a writer, director, and producer of radio, television, and moving pictures. Radio and television scripts and literary manuscripts form the core of the collection.
In 1975, Slott began transferring his manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University. The collection is open for research, however, the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Library Associate II, in April 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.
Patricia McGerr was a fiction writer of mystery novels and short stories. Between the years 1946 and 1975 she wrote 17 novels and over 50 short stories. The Patricia McGerr Collection is comprised of 1/2 linear feet and includes items produced by or used by McGerr during her research and writing process. Some of these items include: research notes, manuscript drafts, newspaper articles, and correspondence. McGerr’s research notes and literary manuscript for her novel Murder is Absurd forms the core of this collection.
In 1969 McGerr transferred her manuscripts to the Browne Popular Culture Library. The collection spans the years 1962-1965. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986, updated July 1992 and reconditioned by Annie Rose Land, Popular Culture Library Associate I, in June 2013.
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.
Mystery writer, Robert Irvine, has written several books between the years 1974-1995. His books focus on the Church of Latter Day Saints and the excitement of the television and news business. The Robert Irvine Collection was acquired through a series of donations from Mr. Irvine: July 12, 1991, December 18, 1992, October 3, 1994, and November 1, 2001. The collection spans the years 1978-1994 and consists of 2 linear feet. Copyright and literary property rights are retained by the author, or his/her assignees. Subsequent donations to this collection will be made in accordance with the terms and provisions negotiated by the donor and the Browne Popular Culture Library.
There are no restrictions placed upon the use of this collection for scholarly purposes. The collection is open for research; however, photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works authored by Robert Irvine.
The collection was arranged and described by Annie Rose Land June 2013.
Norman Daniels is an author who has worked in several genres of popular fiction. Literary manuscripts, television and radio scripts, and printed stories form the core of the collection.
Norman Daniels and his wife Dorothy had transferred the bulk of their manuscripts and collections to the Browne Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, by 1985. The collection is open to research, however, the duplication of materials must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled Mark R. McDermott, Graduate Assistant in Popular Culture Studies, in May 1986 and updated in July 2009 by Patricia Falk.