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Frederick and Patricia Shroyer Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Collection.

Identifier: SC-15

Scope and Contents note

The Frederick and Patricia Shroyer Science Fiction, and Fantasy Book Collection consists of late 19th Century to 20th Century genre fiction, 1890 to 1950 and thirty-one periodical titles from 1897 to 1909. Dr. Fredrick Shroyer was a professor at California State University, Los Angeles who donated his collection in 1981. He collected all significant authors from 1890 to 1950 in both genres. A separate gift at a later date was 360 short stories from the 1920s and 1930s in the form of tearsheets in indexed pressboard covers together with runs of thirty-one periodicals from 1897 to 1909. Many of the books have their original dust jackets.


  • 1890-1950
  • Majority of material found within 1920 - 1950


1671 Volumes (1671 volumes and 4 boxes in 240 linear feet.)

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Physical Location

Aisle 12A--Shelf 9

Aisle 19A--Shelves 1-12


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Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

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