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Science Fiction Quarterly

Identifier: AP2 .S3119

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Amazing Stories Quarterly was a science fiction magazine published from 1940 to 1943 and then again in 1951 to 1958. As the last pulp-era science fiction magazine of its time, this magazine featured stories from Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and James Blish. This collection contains issues ranging from 1951 to 1956, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.


  • November 1951-November 1956

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.


3 Volume(s) (This collection contains 3 (three) volumes. )

Scope and Contents

Georgia Tech Archives and Special Collections holds issues of the magazine published between 1951 and 1956. It may not be a complete run of the publication.

Biographical / Historical

Science Fiction Quarterly was first published by Louis Silberkleit in 1940 as a result of the print science fiction boom of the late 1930s. Charles Hornig acted as editor for the first two issues and was followed by Robert A. W. Lowndes for the rest of the magazine's lifetime. Due to the end of World War II, publications had to cease, but again resumed in 1951 for another 7 years. This magazine featured a reprint of a science fiction novel as each issue's cover story, but these novels were often quite short due to small budgets and lack of material. Despite this shortage, big names published in this magazine include Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and James Blish. At the time of its last issue in 1958, Science Fiction Quarterly was the last remaining pulp-era science fiction magazine.


These materials are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Issues donated by Joseph Geierman. Additional issues purchased in 2019.

Processing Information

Materials processed by Chloe Morris in March 2023.

Inventory of Science Fiction Quarterly
Chloe Morris
March 2023
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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