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Future Science Fiction

 Collection
Identifier: PN3448.S45 F88

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Overview

Future Science Fiction was begun in 1939 under Blue Ribbon Magazines, Inc. This collection contains issues ranging from 1956 to 1959, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.

Dates

  • 1956-1959

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

2 Volumes (This collection has an extent of 2 volumes. )

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1956-1959. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

Future Fantasy and Science Fiction began in 1939 under the name Future Fiction. In 1941 it combined with its sister magazine Science Fiction and went under the name Future Combined with Science Fiction until 1942, when it adobpted the name Future Fantasy and Science Fiction. It ran under this name until it ceased publication in 1943. Publication was revived temporarily in 1950 and was off and on again until it ended for good in 1967. Overall, Future Fantasy and Science Fiction as a magazine of good reputation. Under editor Lowndes it flourished thanks to Lowndes connections and close friend group of scifi writers. 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. This collection is part of the same magazine series as Future Fantasy and Science Fiction and Future combined with Science Fiction Stories. Please see the related materials note for more information.

Arrangement

These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials for this collection were donated by Bud Foote and M. L. Ourster.

Related Materials

This collection is part of the same magazine series as Future Fantasy and Science Fiction and Future combined with Science Fiction Stories. The Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues this magazine under these seperate titles. Future Fantasy and Science Fiction has a call number of PS648.S3 F883 and Future combined with Science Fiction Stories has a call number of PZ1.A1 F88514.

Processing Information

Materials processed by Jocelyn Jagrowski in April 2020.
Title
Inventory of Future Science Fiction
Status
In Progress
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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