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Frederick Lerner collection of Science Fiction Magazines, 1947-2008

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1733
Bib ID 11016494 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lerner, Frederick Andrew, 1945-
Title Frederick Lerner collection of Science Fiction Magazines, 1947-2008
Physical Description 12 linear feet (10 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick Lerner Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu 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

Processing Information

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.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Lerner, Frederick Andrew, 1945- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Science fiction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Frederick Lerner collection of Science Fiction Magazines, 1947-2007



Box 1 Locus, Nos. 1-263 (Missing #6, 10, 58, 152)



Box 2 Locus, Nos. 264-342 (Missing #338)



Box 3 Locus, Nos. 343-405



Box 4 Locus, Nos. 406-463



Box 5 Locus, Nos. 464-511



Box 6 Locus, Nos. 512-563



Box 7 Locus, Nos. 564-626



Box 8 Locus, Nos. 627-635


Box 8 Fantasy Book (1947)


Box 8 Weird Tales Nos. 306-307


Box 8 Science Fiction Chronicle, 1980-1991



Box 9 Science Fiction Chronicle, Nos. 186-208, 1992-2006



Box 10 Realms of Fantasy, 1997-2003


Box 10 Analog, 1984-1995


Box 10 Asimov's, 1990


Box 10 Science Fiction Age, 1992-1997


Box 10 Stardate, No. 11, 1986


Box 10 Starlog, No. 162, 1991


Box 10 Twilight Zone Magazine, 1986-1987


Box 10 Galaxy, 1977-1980


Box 10 On Spec


Box 10 Pulphouse, 1-18



Box 11 Amazing, 1986-1998


Box 11 F&SF, 1990-2007


Box 11 Worlds of If, 1986-1998