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RBSC/SPX. Special Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: RBSC/SPX

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

1962 World Science Fiction Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-016
Scope and Contents

The 1962 World Science Fiction Convention Collection consists of typed (paper-based) correspondence between SF authors, publishers, and SF fans in the 1960's. Chairman of this world convention, Earl Kemp, was the writer for over half of the correspondences. The collection consists of correspondence and is arranged in alphabetical order by author or company name.

Dates: Created: 1958-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1962; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/2009

Alan Denson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-007
Scope and Contents

Northern Illinois University acquired some 36 books and several envelopes of manuscripts and letters relating to 20th-Century Anglo-Irish writers, especially George Russel (A.E.), from Alan Denson in 1970. Denson was the editor of AE's letters, as well as having published a bibliography on AE. Denson's correspondence with writers and notes are indexed.

Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Bruce Dickins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-002
Scope and Contents The Bruce Dickins Papers consist of printed (paper-based) published articles, handwritten research/personal notes (often in shorthand), booklets/reports from committees he was active in, newspaper articles, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials.  The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of Publications; Series II includes Newspaper Articles; Series III contains Correspondence; Series IV is Notes (handwritten); and Series V consists of miscellaneous...
Dates: Created: 1912-1978

Colorado Stereograph Cards

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-001
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 100 stereograph cards of Colorado that mainly document sites in the late 1800s. The stereograph cards containing images of Colorado have copyright dates from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Colorado areas in the front range of the Rocky Mountains are well represented.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in late 1880s - early 1900s

Historic Scenic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-012
Abstract

The Historic Scenic Collection contains intriguing documentation, photos, blueprints, and advertisements of the Chicago Opera dating back to the early 1900s.  This collection is 250 linear feet that spans an entire century of theatre performances.  Some of the highlights ­­are production photos of scenes and play actors, blueprints of the sets and stages, and old-time programs that were handed out to avid theatre goers.

Dates: Created: 1865-2012

James D. Tobin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-005
Scope and Contents James D. Tobin Collection consists of manuscripts, catalogues, cards, correspondence, price lists, notes, negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, cassette tapes, journals, and drawings.  His research and collection focused on Japanese print artists from the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods (1868-1989), which are the ‘Modern’ Japanese artists and their prints.  Tobin’s correspondence was mostly with other Japanese Art collectors, researchers, and dealers, such as...
Dates: Created: 1893-1992

James Hanley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-011
Scope and Contents This collection provides extensive documentation of several of Hanley’s typescripts and unpublished works. The manuscripts contain typescripts for plays Hanley wrote for television and radio. The last two sections of the manuscript collection include letters from Hanley to Norman Unger and from Hanley to K. A. Ward. Besides original materials, over 100 published items individually cataloged and listed on the library’s online catalog compliment the manuscripts and are held in the...
Dates: Created: 1932-1978; Other: Date acquired: 03/21/2014

John Cumming Private Press

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-014
Scope and Contents The John Cumming Private Press papers consist of printed (paper-based) published materials, financial records, correspondence, oversized materials, and miscellaneous materials.  The collection is divided into series based upon format.  Series I contains Publication Materials such as publication drafts of his books and materials printed by his private press, such as advertisements and programs.  This series is ordered by title apabetically and then by date if no title was given.  Series II...
Dates: Created: 1876-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1963-1999; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2008

Lady Cave Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-013
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Patric Dickinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RBSC-SPX-009
Scope and Contents The Patric Dickinson papers contain poetry manuscripts ranging from his early years as a poet to the manuscripts of poems included in his 1970 book, More Than Time. Much of the poetry is on loose leaf paper, though there are two bound notebooks with handwritten poetry. Also included in the collection are a number of radio play manuscripts, a typescript of his play The Golden Touch, and manuscripts of essays. The radio play manuscripts aired on the BBC Third Programme Radio between 1958 and...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date