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Guide to the Robert Adams papers
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Description
This collection is comprised of typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs, and other material related to the writings of Robert Adams, an author/editor of science fiction and fantasy. Includes material related to the book series' Horseclans and Castaways in Time as well as the anthology Friends of the Horseclans. A significant portions of the collection is focused on the following titles: Coming of the Horseclans, Death of a Legend, The Seven Magical Jewels of Ireland, and Of Quests and Kings.
Background
Franklin Robert Adams was born on August 31, 1933 in the United States. He is best known as an author of science fiction and fantasy as well as an editor of science fiction anthologies. He wrote and edited under the pen name, Robert Adams. His first book Coming of the Horseclans was published in 1975. After this first book, Adams began what would later become his best known book series, Horseclans. Although the series was never finished, he managed to complete eighteen books before his death. From 1979-1989, Adams also published the Castaways in Time book series. And in 1988 he began The Stairway to Forever book series, but only was able to complete two books in this series. Adams also published several anthologies beginning in 1985 which he coedited with various editors including Martin H. Greenberg, Pamela Crippen Adams, and Charles G. Waugh. Adams died in Apopka, Florida on January 4, 1990.
Extent
14.0 linear feet (22 document boxes, unboxed material)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
This collection is open for research.