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Fantastic Adventures

Identifier: PZ1.A1 F311

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Fantastic Adventures was an American science fiction periodical that ran from 1939 to 1953 under Ziff-Davis Publishing Company. Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds the issues of the magazine published from 1946 - 1949.


  • February 1946-August 1949

Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

These materials have unresticted access.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the head of Archives and Special Collections.


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Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collection hold material from this publication between 1946 - 1949.

Biographical / Historical

Fantastic Adventures was an American serial magazine that ran from 1939 to 1953. It was not know as one of the highest quality science fiction magazines, but was appreciated for its light tone and easy enjoyment, especially during war years. It was published under the Ziff-Davis Publishing Company the entirety of its run, and was edited first by Raymond A. Palmer, then by Howard Browne.


Materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials for this collection were donated by Joseph Geierman and Robert Swain.

Processing Information

These materials were processed by Amanda Pellerin.

Inventory of Fantastic Adventures
Amanda Pellerin
Copyright May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 4th Street, NW
Atlanta 30332-0900 USA