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Galaxy Science Fiction

 Collection
Identifier: PS648.S3 G36

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Overview

Galaxy Science Fiction was begun in 1950 under World Editions, Inc. This collection contains issues ranging from 1950 to 1979, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1979

Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

These materials have unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

3.6 Linear Feet (This resource has an extent of 3.6 linear feet. )

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1950 and 1979. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

Galaxy Science Fiction was begun in 1950 under the name Galaxy Science Fiction. It changed to Galaxy Magazine from 1958 to 1965, and again briefly in 1980. It was changed again to Galaxy in 1994 until it ended in 1995. During its publication it was noted for its quick revelation and dramatic change to the science fiction field. The writing within Galaxy Science Fiction magazine was generally considered to be of very high quality. The History of the Science-fiction Magazine Series by Michael Ashley and the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazine Index: 1890-2006+ by Stephen T. Miller and William G. Contento was used to gather historical information about this publication.

Arrangement

These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials for this collection were donated by Bud Foote, Georgia State University's Special Collections Department, M. L. Ourster, Joseph Geierman, Robert Swain, Sidney Perkowitz, Dan Miller and Bart Hacker.

Processing Information

These materials were processed by Jocelyn Jagrowski in April 2020.

Repository Details

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

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