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Tobias Buckell Papers

Identifier: RBSC-SFWA-004

Scope and Contents

The Tobias Buckell papers consist of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts for novels and short stories by Tobias Buckell, along with a small amount of correspondence related to those materials as well as some juvenilia. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels; series II includes short stories; series III contains juvenilia; series IV is correspondence; series V contains miscellaneous materials, and series VI is digital content (electronic mail attachments). The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.


  • created: 1994- 2009
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/08/2008


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

Conditions Governing Use

Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.

Biographical or Historical Information

Tobias S. Buckell is a Caribbean-born speculative fiction writer who grew up in Grenada, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He has published stories in various magazines and anthologies. He is a Clarion graduate, Writers of The Future winner, and Campbell Award for Best New SF Writer Finalist. For more information about Tobias S. Buckell and his writings, please visit his webpage:

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Arrangement Note

Series I consists of novels; Series II includes short stories; Series III contains juvenilia; Series IV is correspondence; Series V contains miscellaneous materials, and Series VI is digital content (electronic mail attachments).

Source of Acquisition

Tobias Buckell

Method of Acquisition

5/31/2012 Box mailed to RBSC by Buckell

Accruals and Additions

Additions by Tobias Buckell: 7/28/2009, 5/31/2012, 6/23/2012, 10/31/2015

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Repository Details

Part of the Northern Illinois University Repository

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL 60115 US