RBSC/SPX. Special Collections
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.