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At a Glance
A collection of science fiction publications: Locus; Fantasy Book; Weird Tales; Science Fiction Chronicle; Realms of Fantasy; Science Fiction Age; Stardate; Starlog; Twilight Zone Magazine, etc.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
The majority of this collection is in the general circulating collection and available via ReCAP. The records can be found by searching "Fred Lerner" in CLIO. A small portion of the collection is in RBML's ReCAP area because the issues were too fragile to get bound and shelved in the stacks.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick Lerner Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2014.2015.M067: Source of acquisition--Frederick Lerner. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--11/14/2014.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.
Processed by Karen Green and Courtney Chartier, March 2022.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Fred Lerner is a librarian, bibliographer, and historian, who has also written extensively on modern American science fiction.
He has also consulted and lectured on thesauri for bibliographical databases, indexing of science fiction literature, and the history of libraries.