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Willis E. McNelly Science Fiction collection: Basil E. Wells

 Collection
Identifier: SC-06-BW

Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts and/or tear sheets for 33 short stories and novels, two anthologies, correspondence, and fanzines and periodicals.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1969

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Basil Eugene Wells (June 11, 1912 – December 23, 2003) was an American writer. His first published story, "Rebirth of Man" appeared in the magazine Super Science Stories in 1940. He wrote science fiction, fantasy western and detective stories for various magazines sometimes under the name Gene Ellerman. Two collections of his stories, Planets of Adventure and Doorways to Space were published by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.

Extent

2 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: Basil E. Wells
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