Frederik Pohl Correspondence

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Frederik Pohl Correspondence


  • 1948-1978 (Creation)


1 box (30 folders)

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Frederik Pohl is an icon of science fiction. He has progressed through the various aspects of the genre, active as a fan, writer, editor, and literary agent. He edited Astonishing Stories and Super Science Stories, and later edited both Galaxy and If magazines. Pohl is highly regarded as a writer, with The Space Merchants, Man Plus, Gatewayi and Jem cited among his noteworthy efforts.

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This collection consists of correspondence to and from legendary author Frederick Pohl, mostly regarding editorial matters and other items of authorial business.

Most of the letters, dated from 1948-1952, are to or from Shasta Publishing founder Erle Melvin Korshak or editor Ted Dikty. There is also some correspondence between Pohl and Playboy Magazine dated between 1962-1978.

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

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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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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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