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Collection Overview

Title: Carol Emshwiller Papers, 1974-2010

ID: RBSC/SFWA/043

Primary Creator: Emshwiller, Carol

Extent: 7.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; Series II includes short stories; Series III correspondence; Series IV consists of miscellaneous; and Series V contains digital content in the form of a (USB) thumb drive.

Date Acquired: 11/10/2009

Subjects: Emshwiller, Carol, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

Forms of Material: science fiction

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Carol Emshwiller Papers consists of printed (paper-based) and handwritten manuscripts, along with a small amount of correspondence associated to those materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of novels; Series II includes short stories; Series III correspondence; Series IV consists of miscellaneous; and Series V contains digital content in the form of a (USB) thumb drive. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Collection Historical Note

Carol Emshwiller was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1921. She spent most of her childhood in Ann Arbor and a couple of years in France. Her father was a professor in the linguistic department and her mother was a housewife. She has three brothers whom she adores. She attended the University of Michigan where she studied music and eventually art. She met her husband, Ed Emshwiller, when she was an art student. They lived in France for a year after they got married and attended the Beaux Arts school. Carol did not begin writing until after she was thirty and had her first child. She would go on to have another two children. Carol met science fiction writers through her husband Ed, who started his career as a science fiction illustrator. She began writing and selling science fiction stories as well as taking classing and attending workshop on science fiction writing. She taught at New York University in Adult Education and retired in 2003. In the winters she lives in New York City and in the summers she lives in the Sierras in California. Carol Emshwiller in known for her feminist writing in science fiction and has published numerous short stories and novels. She has won honors such as the Nebula Award and the Philip K. Dick Award. In 2005 she won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Carol passed away on February 2, 2019.

Subject/Index Terms

Emshwiller, Carol
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

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: Carol Emshwiller

Acquisition Method: Eve Emschwiller, daughter of Carol, mailed 2019 donation to RBSC.

Appraisal Information:

Additions from Carol Emschwiller: 03/30/2010, 09/11/2010, April 2011,

Addition from Eve Emshwiller (daughter): 05/30/2019

Related Materials: For more information please see http://www.sfwa.org/members/emshwiller/.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Correspondence],
[Series IV: Miscellaneous],
[Series V: Digital Content],
[Series VI: Addendum 1],
[All]

Series VI: Addendum 1
Sub-Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Abel [Draft-old] pages 108 to page 133, no date
Folder 2: Abel [Draft] pages 83-292, no date
Folder 3: Abel [Draft] page 108 to page 120, no date
Folder 4: Ledoyt [Draft 2nd Version- not edited (Part 1/2)] page 1 to page 135, no date
Folder 5: Ledoyt [Draft 2nd Version- not edited (Part 2/2)] page 133 to page 200, no date
Folder 6: Mister Boots [Print Copy] page 1 to page 185, 2004
Located in Oversize Flat section
Sub-Series II: Short Stories
Box 1
Folder 6: I M.B. [Draft] page 1 to page 14, 1963
Folder 7: Death of an Artist [Edited Version (David Knight)] page 1 to page 15, 1970
Folder 8: Death of an Artist [Old Version] page 1 to page 13, no date
Folder 9: The Horse Who, 2002
Folder 10: Josephine [Print in SciFiction] page 1 to page 18, 2002
Folder 11: The Paganini of Jacob's Gully [Draft- Part Two] page 1 to page 10, 2003
Folder 12: A Boy and Her Dog/Goddess of Hat/How I Got Started Being Me [Draft] page 1 to page 10, 2004
Folder 13: The Being of It All [Draft] page 1 to page 12, 2005
Folder 14: The Being of It All [Draft] page 1 to page 9, 2005
Folder 15: Abominable [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 30, 2007
Folder 16: Going Extinct [Draft] page 1 to page 9, 2008
Folder 17: Going Extinct [Draft] page 1 to page 11, 2008
Folder 18: On Not Going Extinct [Draft] page 1 to page 11, 2009
Folder 19: Going Extinct [Draft- "email Mary] page 1 to page 11, 2009
Folder 20: Trying Not To Go Extinct/On Not Going Extinct [Draft] page 1 to page 10, 2009
Folder 21: On Not Going Extinct [Draft-keep] page 1 to page 11, 2009
Folder 22: Swinging Free/Gathered Safely In/Up [Draft] page 1 to page 4, 2008
Folder 23: Swinging Free/Gathered Safely In/Up [Draft] page 1 to page 7, 2008
Folder 24: Swinging Free/Gathered Safely In/Up [Draft] page 1 to page 7, 2009
Folder 25: Swinging Free/Gathered Safely In/Up [Draft with notes] page 1 to page 7, 2009
Folder 26: Swinging Free/Gathered Safely In/Up [Draft-"Read,Write Read, Blog"] page 1 to page 7, 2009
Folder 27: Gathered Safely In [Up] [Draft-"Till Fallen"], 2009
Folder 28: Up [Draft "changed after this one"] page 1 to page 9, 2009
Folder 29: Up [Draft] page 1 to page 9, 2009
Folder 30: Up [Draft "change name"] page 1 to page 9, 2009
Folder 31: Up [Draft "Next to Lost"] page 1 to page 9, 2009
Folder 32: Chasing Songs [Draft] page 1 to page 2, 2009
Folder 33: Chasing Songs [Draft] page 1 to page 4, 2009
Folder 34: Chasing Songs [Draft-"Keep for Cuts"] page 1 to page 9, 2009
Folder 35: Duty [Chasing Songs] [Draft] page 1 to page 15, 2009
Folder 36: Chasing Songs [Draft "Keep, Sae for Cuts"] page 1 to page 15, 2009
Folder 37: Chasing Songs [Draft] page 1 to page 23, 2009
Folder 38: Chasing Songs [Draft "4th"] page 1 to page 23, 2009
Box 2
Folder 1: Chasing Songs [Draft- "Keep for Cuts"] page 1 to page 23, 2009
Folder 2: Chasing Songs [Draft] page 1 to page 14, 2009
Folder 3: All The News That's Fit [Draft- "Save for cuts"-Making News-Newsworthy] page 1 to page 14, 2009
Folder 4: All The News That's Fit [Draft-Making News-Newsworthy] page 1 to page 13, 2009
Folder 5: All The News That's Fit [Draft-Making News-Newsworthy] page 1 to page 13, 2009
Folder 6: All The News That's Fit [Old Copy-Making News-Newsworthy] page 1 to page 14, 2009
Folder 7: All The News That's Fit [Old Copy] page 1 to page 14, 2009
Folder 8: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 1 to page 2, 2009
Folder 9: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 1 to page 14, 2009
Folder 10: All The News That's Fit [Draft-"Aslmov's] page 2 to page 9, 2011
Folder 11: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 12: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 4 to page 13, no date
Folder 13: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 6 to page 13, no date
Folder 14: All The News That's Fit [Draft] page 13 to page 14, no date
Folder 15: Uncle E [Drafts-Asimov's Science Fiction] page 1 to page 12, 2009-2010
Folder 16: Uncle E [Draft] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 17: Uncle E [Draft-"Next to Last"] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 18: Uncle E [Draft-"Next to Last"] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 19: Uncle E [Draft-"Changes"] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 20: Uncle E [Drafts-Reviwed by Anne] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 21: The Misperception Of Me [Drafts] page 1 to page 3, 2009
Folder 22: The Mismeasure of Me and How I Saved the World [Draft-Rework] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 23: The Mismeasure of Me and How I Saved the World [Draft-"Old Write Changes"] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 24: The Mismeasure of Me and How I Saved the World [Draft] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 25: The Mismeasure of Me and How I Saved the World [Draft-older] page 1 to page 9, no date
Folder 26: No Time Like the Present [Draft] page 1 to page 4, 2009
Folder 27: No Time Like the Present [Draft] page 1 to page 11, 2010
Folder 28: No Time Like the Present [Draft] page 1 to page 11, 2010
Folder 29: No Time Like the Present [Draft-oldest] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 30: No Time Like the Present [Draft-older] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 31: No Time Like the Present [Draft-"Not Last"] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 32: No Time Like the Present [Draft-old] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 33: No Time Like the Present [Draft-"Esp-old now"] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 34: No Time Like the Present [Draft] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 35: No Time Like the Present, 2010
Folder 36: No Time Like the Present, 2010
Folder 37: Riding Red Ted and Breathing Fire [Draft] page 1 to page 16, 2010
Folder 38: Riding Red Ted and Breathing Fire [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 16, 2010
Folder 39: Riding Red Ted [Draft-"Keep"] page 1 to page 16, 2010
Folder 40: Riding Red Ted [Draft] page 1 to page 17, 2010
Folder 41: Riding Red Ted [Draft] page 1 to page 17, 2010
Folder 42: Riding Red Ted And Breathing Fire [Draft-"With Marked changes"] page 1 to page 17, no date
Folder 43: Riding Red Ted [Drafts] page 4 to page 9, no date
Folder 44: After Shock [Draft] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 45: After Shock [Draft] page 1 to page 9, no date
Folder 46: All of Us Can Almost, no date
Folder 47: As If [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 48: As If [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 49: As If [Draft-"Old Start"] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 50: As If [Drafts- "Maybe Master"] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 51: As If [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 52: As If [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Box 3
Folder 1: As If [Drafts] page 1 to page 3, no date
Folder 2: As If [Draft-Edits] page 2 to page 10, no date
Folder 3: As If [Draft] page 4 to page 10, no date
Folder 4: As If [Drafts] page 7 to page 10, no date
Folder 5: As If [Drafts] page 8 to page 10, no date
Folder 6: As If-Like There's No Tomorrow [Draft] page 1 to page 16, no date
Folder 7: Aunt Lili [Drafts] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 8: Bingo and Bango [Arthur] page 1 to page 18, no date
Folder 9: Bountiful City [Draft-old version] page 1 to page 16, no date
Folder 10: The Boy Who Drew Knights [Draft] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 11: Center [Draft] page 18, no date
Folder 12: Cyrus [Draft] page 1 to page 72, no date
Folder 13: The Distant Sound of Running Center [Old Copies] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 14: Emissary [Draft] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 15: Emissary [Draft] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 16: Emissary [Draft Copy] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 17: Emissary [Draft] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 18: The End of the World People-As If There's No Tommorow [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 21, no date
Folder 19: Escape Freedom [Draft] page 1 to page 16, no date
Folder 20: Escape is No Accident [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 21: Essay on Regina [Old Copies] page 1 to page 9, no date
Folder 22: Exquisite Creature Though She Be (Gliders Though They Be) [Draft]  page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 23: Father [Draft] page 1 to page 18, no date
Folder 24: Field Theory [Draft] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 25: Field Theory [Draft] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 26: Forest of Unreason [Old Copies] page 1 to page 20, no date
Folder 27: Forever [Draft] page 3, no date
Folder 28: Galatea [Draft] page 6, no date
Folder 29: Grandma [Draft] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 30: Hearts of Gold [Arthur] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 31: Heavy, Heavy Hangs Over They Head, no date
Folder 32: If It Be I, As I Hope It Be, no date
Folder 33: If Not Forever, When? [Draft-"Sold"] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 34: If The Word Was To The Wise [Draft] page 1 to page 19, no date
Folder 35: Introduction to Science Fiction Short Story Collection [Draft-Copy] page 1 to page 13, no date
Folder 36: Introduction to Science Fiction Short Story Collection [Draft] page 1 to page 13, no date
Folder 37: Introduction to Science Fiction Short Story Collection [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 38: Introduction to Science Fiction Short Story Collection [Draft-"Worked on Copy"] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 39: Joy in Our Causes [Old Copies] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 40: The Library [Draft] page 1 to page 26, no date
Folder 41: Living At The Center [Print Copy] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 42: Loving Me Again [Arthur-"Sold to Loundes"] page 1 to page 18, no date
Folder 43: Love Story [Draft-Old(copy)] page 1 to page 23, no date
Box 4
Folder 1: Love Story [Draft-Old] page 1 to page 23, no date
Folder 2: Love Story [Draft-Old Version] page 1 to page 23, no date
Folder 3: Middle Child [Draft] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 4: Modillion [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 5: Monday Backyards [Draft] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 6: Mrs. Buffington's Robot [Draft] page 1 to page 15, no date
Folder 7: Mrs. Jones [Draft-"Old Good Copy"] page 1 to page 24, no date
Folder 8: The Murderer [Draft] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 9: Murrray Is For Murder [Arthur-"Sold to Laundes"] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 10: North [Draft] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 11: Not Burning [Draft] page 1 to page 17, no date
Folder 12: Old Lady [Old Copies] page 1 to page 16, no date
Folder 13: Omens [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 14: Pale God [Arthur] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 15: The Piece Thing [Arthur-"Sold to Loundes" pa, no date
Folder 16: Pinkerton's Ball or Is All Lost So Soon? [Draft] page 33 to page 40, no date
Folder 17: Pride and Prejudice [Draft-edited] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 18: Pride and Prejudice [Draft] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 19: The Promise of Undying Love [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 20: Queen Kong [Draft] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 21: Queen Kong [Draft] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 22: Rapture Ever After [Draft] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 23: Rapture Ever After [Draft] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 24: Rapture Ever After [Draft] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 25: Report to the Men's Club [Draft] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 26: Robin [Old Copies] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 27: Rub This [Draft] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 28: Rub This [Draft-"Recheck only top copy"] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 29: Rub This [Draft] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 30: Rub This [Draft-Review by Anne] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 31: Rosebud [Draft] page 1 to page 26, no date
Folder 32: Rosebud [Edited Version] page 1 to page 26, no date
Folder 33: Rosebud [Old Copy] page 1 to page 14, no date
Folder 34: Rosebud [Edited Version] page 1 to page 25 (page 24 missing), no date
Folder 35: Rosebud [Edited Version] page 1 to page 23 (page 2-9 missing), no date
Folder 36: Rosebud [Draft] page 1 to page 19, no date
Folder 37: Sister [Draft] page 1 to page 20, no date
Folder 38: Slowly Bumbling in the Void [Draft] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 39: Snow [Draft] page 1, no date
Folder 40: There Is No God But God [Draft-Old] page 1-page 9, no date
Folder 41: This Thing Called Love [Arthur-"Sold to Loundes"] page 1 to page 9, no date
Folder 42: The Trap for Abominables [Draft-Part Two] page 32 to page35, no date
Folder 43: Two Steps For Six Legs [Old Copies] page 1 to page 17, no date
Folder 44: The Victim [Arthur-"Sold to Loundes"] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 45: When? [Draft] page 7 to page 12, no date
Folder 46: Where Bliss Lies/Lightning [Draft] page 1 to page 16, no date
Folder 47: Whoever [Draft] page 1 to page 10, no date
Folder 48: Witch's Child [Draft-Old Version] page 1 to page 20, no date
Folder 49: Woman's World [Draft] page 1 to page 12, no date
Folder 50: Untitled [Draft], no date
Folder 51: Untitled [Draft] page 1 to page 11, no date
Folder 52: Untitled [Draft] page 1 to page 2, no date
Box 5
Folder 1: Untitled [Draft-Outline] page 6 to page 7, no date
Folder 2: Untitled [Old Copies-Arthur] page 1 to page 4, no date
Folder 3: Untitled [Old Copies] page 82 to page 89, no date
Folder 4: Untitled [Drafts] page 1 to page 4, no date
Folder 5: Untitled [Arthur-Draft] page 1 to page 2, no date
Folder 6: Untitled [Draft-"Sent to F and SF September 19"] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 7: Untitled [Old Copies] page 1 to page 8, no date
Folder 8: Untitled [Draft-"Old Version"] page 1 to page 7, no date
Folder 9: Untitled [Draft] page 1 to page 5, no date
Folder 10: Untitled [Draft-"Old Version, Not Corrected"] page 1 to page 22, no date
Sub-Series III: Correspondence
Box 5
Folder 11: Letters, 1971-2010
Folder 12: Nebula Awards Showcase 2005 [Letter-Penguin Group], 2004
Sub-Series IV: Miscellaneous
Box 5
Folder 13: Flyers, 1973-2006
Folder 14: Newspapers [Newspaper Articles], 1974-1979
Folder 15: Kubla the Thirteenth [Program], 1985
Folder 16: Publications [Publication Agreements], 1998-2010
Folder 17: WisCon [Photograph], 2006
Folder 18: Royalties, 2010
Folder 19: Poems [Old Copies] page 1 to page 4, no date
Folder 20: Poems [Poetry], no date

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[Series IV: Miscellaneous],
[Series V: Digital Content],
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