The Edward E. Marsh Ephemera Collection is largely comprised of over 30 loose-leaf, matching leather binders of collected ephemera, pulps, magazines, art, and manuscripts
from key figures in the development of the science fiction and pop culture, including Forrest J. Ackerman, Robert Heinlein,
Frank Herbert, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Jules Verne. The collection also contains original artwork from prominent
science fiction illustrators such as Kelly Freas, Frank Frazetta, and Gerry Grace as well as sculptural works by Anne Fewell.
Original limited ephemera from both film and literary works: Battlefield Earth, Dune, and Blade Runner are also included.
Edward E. Marsh was born in San Francisco, CA in 1951. He was raised and educated in San Diego, attended San Diego State University
his freshman year, and later pursued a career in real estate. He also joined the Church of Scientology and began collecting
all things related to L. Ron Hubbard with a focus on science fiction. His Golden Age of Science Fiction collection includes
complete works from well-known science fiction authors such as Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Frank Herbert,
Robert Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, Jules Verne, and H.G. Wells.
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with
the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections
is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be
submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission
is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available
for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including
but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
This collection is open for research.