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Willis E. McNelly Science Fiction collection: Robert Moore Williams

 Collection
Identifier: SC-06-RMW

Scope and Contents

Contains working papers, rough drafts, typescripts, and books for 27 novels, tear pages for 27 short stories, and manuscripts for 11 unpublished works as well as correspondence and notebooks.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1992

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Robert Moore Williams (June 19, 1907 – May 12, 1977) was an American writer, primarily of science fiction. Pseudonyms included John S Browning, H. H. Harmon, Russell Storm and E. K. Jarvis (a house name). He was born in Farmington, Missouri. He graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1931. His first published story was "Zero as a Limit", which appeared in Astounding Science Fiction in 1937, under the pseudonym of "Robert Moore". He was a prolific author throughout his career, his last novel appearing in 1972. His "Jongor" series was originally published in Fantastic Adventures in the 1940s and 1950s, and appeared in book form in 1970. By the 1960s he had published over 150 stories.

Extent

12 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: Robert Moore Williams
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