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Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA) Periodicals

 Collection
Identifier: PS648.S3 S48-PN3433 .S34-PS648.F3 S47

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Overview

The Science Fiction Research Association is a international organization dedicated to encouraging, facilitating, and rewarding the study of science fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media. It is the oldest non-profit organization to do so. It publishes a quartly publication called SFRA Review, which features reviews, essays, articles, interviews, and professional announcements about science fiction, as well as an annual review which contains information about the members of the association, and a newletter This collection contains issues of these publications ranging from 1979 to 2003, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.

Dates

  • 1970 - Present

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.

Extent

XXXX Linear Feet (Extents undetermined)

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of SFRA Review published between 1992 - 2003, issues of SFRA newsletter published between 1984 - 1991, and SFRA Annual directory between 1979 - 2003. They may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

The Science Fiction Research Association or SFRA was founded in 1970 as an organization dedicated to reviewing and discussing science fiction materials. None of their publications include stories but rather deal with essays and critiques of science fiction material. The SFRA has a number of publications which they ouput, including a newletter, a quarterly review, and an annual directory. They also hold a yearly conference where they bestow their institutional awards. The SFRA is still running at the time of this resource's creation.

Arrangement

These materials are arranged chronologically by publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials for this collection were donated in part by Bud Foote, Richard Erlich, and Miami University.

Processing Information

These materials were processed by Jocelyn Jagrowski in April 2020.
Title
Inventory of Science Fiction Research Association
Status
Completed
Author
Jocelyn Jagrowski
Date
April 2020
Description rules
Finding aid prepared using RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description and Describing Archives: A Content Standard.
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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

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