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Kelly McCullough Papers

Identifier: RBSC-SFWA-005

Scope and Contents

The Kelly McCullough papers consists of printed (paper-based) manuscripts for poems, short stories, novels, and presentations given by the author. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence related to these materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels, series II short stories, series III correspondence, and series IV miscellaneous materials. The majority of materials are arranged within each series according to the original date of publication.


  • created: 2000- 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

Kelly McCullough's first novel, WebMage was released by ACE books in 2006 and followed by a sequel, Cybermancy in 2007. McCullough is also involved in using science fiction to teach science. His recently released book, Chronicles of the Wandering Star, is an illustrated science fiction serial novel that is part of the InterActions in Physical Science project (formerly CIPS), a National Science Foundation-funded middle school curriculum that uses extensive computer simulations and a research based approach to teach physical science. His work has appeared in Tales of the Unanticipated, and the anthologies Writers of the Future Vol XVII, and The DNA Helix. Sources

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Arrangement Note

Series I consists of novels, series II short stories, series III correspondence, and series IV miscellaneous materials.

Source of Acquisition

Kelly McCullough

Method of Acquisition

Mailed packages

Accruals and Additions

Additions by Kelly McCullough: 8/25/2009, 5/31/2010, 4/11/2011, 5/26/2012, 07/09/2012, 1/7/2015, 7/7/2015

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Repository Details

Part of the Northern Illinois University Repository

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL 60115 US