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Astounding Stories / Analog

Identifier: PZ1.A1 A48

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Astounding Stories was a science fiction periodical that began publication in 1930. Its original publisher was William Clayton. This collection contains issues ranging from 1934 to 2014, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.


  • 1930 - 2014

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 Archives and Special Collections.


86 Linear Feet (This collection spans approximately 86 linear feet. )

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1934-2014. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

When Astounding Stories was first published, it shortly went by the name of Astounding Stories of Super-Science before switching to Astounding Stories. It went by a number of different names across the course of its publication. They are as follows: Astounding Stories of Super-Science(1960-1961, 1933), Astounding Stories(1931-1932,1933-1938, ), Astounding Science-Fiction(1938-1943), Astounding Science Fiction(1943-1960), Analog Science Fact—Fiction(1960-1961), Analog Science Fact—Science Fiction(1961-1965), Analog Science Fiction—Science Fact(1965-1981), Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact(1981-1991), Analog Science Fiction and Fact(1991-1992), and Analog Science Fiction and Fact(1992-Present). During the height of its publication, Astounding Stories was well known for publishing good stories. When John W. Campbell took over as editor, not only did the magazine publish its best work but the science fiction community as a whole entered the golden age of science fiction.


These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials for this collection were donated by Joseph Geierman, M. L. Ourster, Sidney Perkowitz, John L. Brown, Bart Hacker, John L. Brown, Charles and Diana Forrest, Bud Foote, William Scheick, Mary Twining-Baird, Lewis Murphy, Patrick T. Malone, Paul Goans, Sidney Perkowitz, J.W. Campbell, and Dan Miller.

Processing Information

These materials were processed by Jocelyn Jagrowski in February 2020.

Inventory of Astounding Stories
Jocelyn Jagrowski
Copyright February 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