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Pamela Dean Papers

Identifier: RBSC-SFWA-032

Scope and Contents

The Pamela Dean papers contain printed and handwritten (paper-based) materials of short fiction and correspondence.  The collection is sorted into series based upon format.  Currently, there are two series: Series I contains Short Fiction, and Series II is Correspondence.


  • created: 1987-1993
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2010


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

Pamela Dean (Dyer-Bennet) was born in Illinois in 1953.  She chose to be a writer at the age of five and her first piece to be published was a poem entitled "After Sorcery" in Seventeen magazine in 1969.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in English from Carleton College and her Master's degree from SUNY-Binghamton.  She used to be a member of the writing group Scribbles, was a contributor to the Liavek shared-world anthologies, and she is currently a member of the Pre-Joycean Fellowship.  She is best known for her novel Tam Lin and her short stories.  She married David Dyer-Bennet in 1982 and they currently live in Minneapolis. For more information about Pamela Dean, please visit her webpages:  (main page)  (her archived webpage)

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Arrangement Note

Series I is Short Fiction and Series II is Correspondence.

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Repository Details

Part of the Northern Illinois University Repository

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL 60115 US