PCL MS 084 Alexei and Cory Panshin Collection
|Title||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 Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.
|Biographical Sketch||Alexei Panshin (1940- ) is an American science fiction writer and critic. He began writing in the science fiction fan community as a short story writer, later expanding into novels. His first novel, Rite of Passage, was published in 1968 and won the Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. He married Cory Panshin (1947- ) in 1969, and the two have collaborated on several critical and non-fiction works, most notably The World Beyond the Hill: Science Fiction and the Quest for Transcendence, which won both the Locus Award and Hugo for best non-fiction book when it was published in 1990.|
|Scope and Content||This collection contains published and unpubliched manuscripts, correspondence, and research materials written by Alexei and Cory Panshin. Of particular interest to researchers may be manuscript and research materials realted to Alexei's 1968 Nebula Award-winning novel Rite of Passage, manuscript and research materials related to his writings on Robert Heinlein, and manuscripts co-written by Alexei and Cory.|