Robert Bloch Collection

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US TxAM-C C000267

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Robert Bloch Collection


  • undated (Creation)


1 folder

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Robert Bloch was born on April 4, 1917, in Chicago, Illinois. He wrote from the 1940s through the 1990s, publishing science fiction, fantasy, and horror, with a significant career in radio and television scriptwriting supplementing his fiction. Bloch is perhaps best-known for his horror fiction. He was honored as the guest of honor as several conventions. He was awarded the Hugo award, the E. E. Evans Memorial Award, a Screen Guild award, and numerous other awards in several fields. Bloch passed away on September 9, 1994, in Los Angeles, California.

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This collection contains the manuscript of a Diary found in the St. Louis Zoo. Typed, 16 leaves, carbon copies, signed by the author.

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Located in Small Collections Files

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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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