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Willis E. McNelly Science Fiction collection: John Boyd Upchurch

 Collection
Identifier: SC-06-BU

Scope and Contents

Contains working notes and rough drafts of his novels: "Rakehells of heaven", "The last star ship", "The pollinators of Eden", "The rough beast", and "The organ bank farm", tapes of two CSUF lectures, an interview with Willis McNelly.

Dates

  • 1968 - 1972

Creator

Biographical / Historical

John Boyd was the primary pen-name of Boyd Bradfield Upchurch (October 3, 1919 – June 8, 2013), an American science fiction author. His best known work is his first science fiction novel, "The Last Starship from Earth", published in 1968. Boyd wrote eleven science fiction novels, five other novels, and one biography. The majority of his novels were published by US publisher Weybright and Talley, with later ones appearing from science fiction publishers.

Extent

7 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Aisle 9A, Shelf 8

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Patrons of the Library, 1969.

Title
Willis E. McNelly Science Fiction collection: Boyd Upchurch
Status
Completed
Author
pmp
Date
2022-08-29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751