A. A. "Al" Jackson Collection

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TxAM-CRS C000154

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A. A. "Al" Jackson Collection


  • 1956-1977 (Creation)


1 Box

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Biographical history

A. A. (Al) Jackson IV is a long-time fan and sometimes writer of science fiction. He has been an employee of NASA in Houston for many years. He has been active in the fan community of Texas for decades.

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This collection contains the manuscript of Pause for Reflection (Superradiance) in three copies (n.a. Pause for Reflection, by A. A. Jackson IV and Howard Waldrop).

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These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • English

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Gifted from Al Jackson.


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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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