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Title: Jody Lynn Nye Papers, 1986- 2004


Extent: 1.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels and series II consists of correspondences. Series III contains miscellaneous papers.

Date Acquired: 12/18/2008

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jody Lynn Nye papers consists of printed (paper-based) copy edited manuscripts for novels, a rough draft, and Ms. Nye's copy of Anne McCaffrey's Dragonsdawn manuscript, along with  correspondence associated with these materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels and series II consists of correspondences. Series III contains miscellaneous papers.  Within each section, organization is based on original date of work.

Collection Historical Note

Ms. Nye was born in Chicago Illinois in 1957.  She began her professional career in the early 80’s when she was published in Video Action for technical articles regarding broadcasting.  As of July 2010 she has published 39 books and over 100 short stories. She is also a cat lover and blogs about them on her website.

For more information about Jody Lynn Nye or her writings, please visit her webpage:  jodynye.net

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

Use Restrictions: Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.

Acquisition Source: Nye, Jody Lynn

Related Materials: For more information please see http://www.sff.net/people/jodynye/.

Other URL: https://library.niu.edu/ulib/content/collections/rbsc/index.shtml

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Correspondence],
[Series III: Miscellaneous],

Series III: Miscellaneous
Box 1
Folder 5: American Fantasy' magazine w/preview of "Illustrated Guide to Pern", Fall 1987
Folder 6: Dragon (monthly adventure role-playing aid)' magazine #127; review of "Dragonharper" pgs.71-72, November 1987
Folder 7: 'Life in Morton Grove - New Book Set for Game Players', newspaper article w/author interview & "Dragonharper" blurb, n.d.
Folder 8: 'Putting Another Twist to Science Fiction' - newspaper article w/author interview and "Dragonharper" blurb, p.14-15, n.d.
Folder 9: "inweekly" newspaper, vol. 16, no. 9; Pensacon edition - "Pensacon's Leading Ladies' arcle with authro interview, p.16 (located in SPO Manuscripts), 2/26/2015
Folder 10: "The Bugle" newspaper, vol. 31, no. 7; author interview pg. 26 - 'Morton Grove Author "High on SciFi"' (located in SPO Manuscripts), 7/30/1987
Folder 11: "Lake Zurich Enterprise" newspaper, vol. 33, no. 25; author interview 'Literacy on Minds of Lake Zurich Fantasy Authors', pg. 25 (located in SPO Manuscripts), 6/21/1991

Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Correspondence],
[Series III: Miscellaneous],

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