Willis E. McNelly Science Fiction collection: John Boyd Upchurch
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.
- 1968 - 1972
- Upchurch, Boyd, 1919 - 2013 (Person)
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.
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Aisle 9A, Shelf 8
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Patrons of the Library, 1969.
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