Sphere Magazine Collection
Scope and Contents
Records and papers of Sphere magazine, a science fiction fan magazine published in Cantonment, Florida. Includes issues of the magazine, 1956-1959, and correspondence files with writers, subscribers and science fiction fans, 1958, 1960, 1966. Includes letters of Brian W. Aldiss and Leslyn MacDonald Macabee concerning their writing and comments on John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, and others.
- created: 1956-1966
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1983
- Sphere Magazine (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.
Conditions Governing Use
Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.
Access should be cleard with Special Collections Librarian.
Language of Materials
Genre / Form
- Science fiction, American.
- Science fiction--Periodicals.
- Science-fiction writers of America--Correspondence.
- Sphere Magazine Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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