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Thrilling Wonder Stories

Identifier: PN6071.S33 T5

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Thrilling Wonder Stories was a US fantasy fiction magazine published between 1936 - 1955. This publication frequently dealt with more science focused stories as the editor believed the stories should be educational as well as entertaining.


  • 1936 - 1955

Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

These materials have unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

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


1.6 Linear Feet (4 (four) regular sized archival boxes. )

Scope and Contents

Thrilling Wonder Stories were a US fantasy fiction magazine published between 1936 - 1955. Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1935-1955. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

History of Science Wonder Stories/Thrilling Wonder Stories

Science Wonder Stories/Thrilling Wonder Stories an American pulp science fiction magazine series that ran from 1929-1955. It was first published under Stellar Publishing Corporation until it switched to Continental Publications in 1936, and then again to Standard Magazines in 1963. This collection contains issues ranging from 1935 to 1955, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete. The series began in 1929 under then name Sceince Wonder Stories, and was retitled Thrilling Wonder Stories in 1936.


These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These materials that make up this collection were donated by Joseph Geierman, Robert Swain and William Scheick.

Related Materials

Prior to 1930, there were two seperate magazines titled Science Wonder Stories and Air Wonder Stories. Then, in 1930, the publisher Gernsback decided to combine these two publication into a single publication, which was simply titled Wonder Stories. Again, in 1936, Wonder Stories was retitled Thrilling Wonder Stories. The Georgia Tech Archives also holds material under all of these other names.

Processing Information

These materials were processed by Jocelyn Jagrowskin in February 2020.

Inventory of Thrilling Wonder Stories
Jocelyn Jagrowski
Copyright January 2020
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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