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Identifier: PN3448 .S45 E9

  • Staff Only


Extrapolation was begun in 1959 by editor Thomas D. Clareson. This collection contains issues ranging from 1972 to 2017, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.


  • 1959 - Present

Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

These materials have unlimited access.

Conditions Governing Use

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


36 Item(s) (This collection contains 36 (thirty-six) items. )

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1972-2017. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

Extrapolation is a academic based publication dealing with more academic analysis of science fiction material. It was initially published by first College of Wooster, Ohio, then in 1979 it switched to the Kent State University Press, Ohio, and is now currently being published by the Liverpool University Press. The initial editor Thomas D Clareson, who operated alone until 1987, and was the main driving force for the publication. Despite his death in 1993, the magazine persists on to this day.


These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials for this collection were donated by Bud Foote, Richard Erlich and Miami University (Oxford, OH), Forrest Ackerman, and Lisa Yaszek.

Processing Information

The materials for this collection were processed in April 2020 by Jocelyn Jagrowski.

Inventory of Extrapolation
Jocelyn Jagrowski
April 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