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Science Fiction

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Al Andrews Amateur Journalism Collection

Identifier: MSS-0016
Abstract A very large collection of individually-produced fan magazines (fanzines or ‘zines), circular letters, and related materials, principally of science fiction fantasy subjects, named in honor of Birmingham native and science fiction artist, Al Andrews. See the finding aid for a detailed inventory of the contents of the collection.
Dates: 1961-[2009]

Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection

Identifier: MSS-0361
Abstract A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman
Dates: 1940 - 1980

"My First Ride in an Airship", undated

 File — Box 4265.004: [1006233189], oversize-folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains nine pages of a typed story (with handwritten corrections) in which two high-school girls are approached by a man who asks them to watch over his vehicle, which the narrator describes at different times as an "artificial bird," an "airship," and an "airoplane." In the story, the girls figure out how to fly the machine, run into a mountain, and enter a cave, eventually realizing they are in the "infernal regions," where they meet "His Satanic Majesty."
Dates: undated

Sneed Comic Book Collection

Identifier: PM-022
Overview Contains around 3600 comic books, graphic novels, and comic strip anthologies, 1940s-2010s.
Dates: 1937-2017