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Collection Overview

Title: Rebecca Ore Papers, 1973-2009

ID: RBSC/SFWA/046

Extent: 5.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Rebecca Ore 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 consists of short stories; Series III contains plays; Series IV is made up of correspondence materials, Series V included personal notes and Series VI contains miscellaneous documents. The majority of materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication and the dates on the various works. Dates of publication and reprinting are taken from the author’s webpage,

http://www.rebeccaore.com/chronology.htm

Collection Historical Note

Rebecca Ore, whose real name is Rebecca Brown, was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1948.  She was raised in South Carolina and eventually she moved to New York City in 1968, attending Columbia University while she was there.  While studying at Columbia she did a great deal of work with the St. Mark Poetry Project.  In 1975 she lived in San Francisco for a year, then moved to Virginia, then several other locations, gaining her Masters in English, before finally settling back down in Virginia, writing for ten years.  Eventually she moved to Philadelphia, writing, gardening, editing and even serving as a reporter and photographer for a local newspaper.  She has currently moved back to Virginia.  She owns a Border Terrier named Kit.

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: Ore, Rebecca

Related Materials: For more information please see http://www.rebeccaore.com/.

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


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Plays],
[Series IV: Correspondence],
[Series V: Personal Notes],
[Series VI: Misc],
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Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Becoming Alien [Edited Draft] page 4-167, Circa 1988
Folder 2: Becoming Alien [Edited Draft] page 168-331, Circa 1988
Folder 3: Becoming Alien [Edited Draft] page 169-End, Circa 1988
Folder 4: Being Alien [Draft] Chapter 1-3, Circa 1989
Folder 5: Being Alien [Draft] Chapter 4-5, Circa 1989
Folder 6: Being Alien [Draft] Chapter 8 page 34 to Chapter 10 pg 30, Circa 1989
Folder 7: Being Alien [Edited Draft] Chapter 4, Circa 1989
Folder 8: Being Alien [Outline], Circa 1989
Folder 9: [Being Alien] 8 pages, Circa 1989
Box 2
Folder 1: Human to Human [Edited Draft] Chapter 1-3, 5, Circa 1990
Folder 2: Human to Human [Edited Draft] Chapter 6-End, Circa 1990
Folder 3: Human to Human [Draft with edits] Chapter 6-End, Circa 1990
Folder 4: Gaia's Toys [Edited Draft, Tor] page 1-220, 1995
Folder 5: Gaia's Toys [Edited Draft, Tor] page 221-End, 1995
Folder 6: Insect Trust [Gaia's Toys, Tor] page 387, NO DATE
Box 3
Folder 1: Outlaw School [Edited Draft] page 1-170, Circa 2000
Folder 2: Outlaw School [Edited Draft] page 171-305, Circa 2000
Folder 3: Outlaw School [Edited Draft] page 306-End, Circa 2000
Folder 4: Time's Child [Proof, Eos] page 1-156, 11/3/2006
Folder 5: Time's Child [Proof, Eos] page 157-End, 11/3/2006
Folder 6: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 1-154, Circa 2007
Folder 7: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 155-323, Circa 2007
Box 4
Folder 1: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 324-End, Circa 2007
Folder 2: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 1-176, Circa 2007
Folder 3: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 177-341, Circa 2007
Folder 4: Time's Child [Edited Manuscript, Eos] page 342-End, Circa 2007
Folder 5: Time's Child [Edited Draft, Eos] page 1-150, Circa 2007
Folder 6: Time's Child [Edited Draft, Eos] page 151-300, Circa 2007
Folder 7: Time's Child [Edited Draft, Eos] page 301-End, Circa 2007
Folder 8: Declaration Rules [unpublished manuscript] page 1-36, NO DATE
Series II: Short Stories
Box 1
Folder 1: Projectile Weapons and Wild Alien Water [Edited Manuscript], Circa 1986
Folder 2: Ice-Gouged Lakes, Glacier-Bound Times [Edited Manuscript], Circa 1988
Folder 3: Farming In Virginia [Edited Manuscripts], Circa 1993
Folder 4: Hypocaust and Bathysphere [Edited Draft] page 87, Circa 1995
Folder 5: Collected Ogoense [Draft] page 1, Circa 1997
Folder 6: Collected Ogoense [Draft] page 1-2, Circa 1997
Folder 7: Game Played With Green Stones [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 8: Unexpected Post-Nuke Options [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 9: Electric Purdah [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 10: Prodding the Galaxy [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 11: Einstein's Rules [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 12: Einstein's Rules [Unpublished Manuscript], NO DATE
Series III: Plays
Box 1
Folder 1: Anti-Ballad [Edited Draft], NO DATE
Series IV: Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 1: From Amy Thomson to Brown, 14-Jul-89
Folder 2: From Robert Silverberg to Brown, 8-Aug-94
Folder 3: From Jill Grinberg to Brown w/attached review, 9-Jun-95
Folder 4: Credit Card Letter w/notes on it, 13-Jul-95
Folder 5: E-mail exchange between Mark Audas, Sean and Brian Reynolds, July 21-22, 1999
Folder 6: Galley Letter to Brown, 7-Nov-06
Folder 7: From Emily Krump to Brown, 31-Jul-07
Folder 8: From Jenna Felice to Brown, NO DATE
Folder 9: Sealed Letter from FOSFAX to Brown, NO DATE
Folder 10: Letter from Tor re copy-edited manuscript, NO DATE
Series V: Personal Notes
Box 1
Folder 1: Journal [Trip to California], Sept 30, 1973-Nov 1, 1973
Folder 2: Notebook, Aug 25, 1975-April 27, 1976
Folder 3: Notebook, Nov 3, 1975-March 21, 1976
Folder 4: Notebook, March 11, 1979-Nov 1, 1979
Folder 5: Notebook, Feb 13, 1982-April 21, 1982
Folder 6: Notebook, Nov 30, 1982-Feb 2, 1983
Folder 7: Notepad, March 17, 1984-March 27, 1984
Folder 8: Notepad, June 8, 1984-June 27, 1984
Folder 9: Notepad, June 28, 1984-July 6, 1984
Folder 10: Notepad, July 9, 1984-July 16, 1984
Folder 11: Notepad, July 17, 1984-July 22, 1984
Folder 12: Notepad, July 20, 1984-July 31, 1984
Folder 13: Notepad, August 1, 1984-August 7, 1984
Folder 14: Notepad, August 7, 1984-August 15, 1984
Folder 15: Notebook, August 16, 1984-August 23, 1984
Folder 16: Notebook, August 23, 1984-August 31, 1984
Box 2
Folder 1: Journal, Dec 25, 1995-March 8, 2006
Folder 2: Journal, March 20, 2003-Oct 16, 2005
Folder 3: Journal, Oct 11, 2005-May 17, 2006
Folder 4: Journal, Oct 16, 2005-Nov 23, 2005
Folder 5: Journal, Oct 24, 2005-Jan 11, 2006
Folder 6: Journal, Nov 23, 2005-Jan 17, 2006
Folder 7: Journal, Jan 6, 2006-March 6, 2007
Folder 8: Journal, Jan 12, 2006-Aug 5, 2007
Folder 9: Journal, Feb 14, 2006-Feb 6, 2007
Folder 10: Journal, May 8, 2006-July 24, 2006
Folder 11: Journal, May 17, 2006-Dec 10, 2006
Folder 12: Journal, July 25, 2006-Jan 5, 2007
Box 3
Folder 1: Journal, Dec 10, 2006-April 12, 2007
Folder 2: Journal, Jan 5, 2007-Feb 27, 2007
Folder 3: Journal, April 12, 2007-Feb 13, 2008
Folder 4: Journal, Feb 13, 2008-April 15, 2008
Folder 5: Journal, May 27, 2008-June 24, 2008
Folder 6: Journal, June 25, 2008-July 18, 2008
Folder 7: Journal, July 18, 2008-August 6, 2008
Folder 8: Journal, Aug 7, 2008-Aug 29, 2008
Folder 9: Journal, Sept 2, 2008-July 6, 2009
Box 4
Folder 1: Journal, Jan 24, 2009-Aug 14, 2009
Folder 2: Notebook [Time's Child Notes], NO DATE
Folder 3: Paper Scrap, NO DATE
Folder 4: Notepad [Book Notes], NO DATE
Folder 5: Misc Notes, NO DATE
Folder 6: Notepad, NO DATE
Folder 7: Notepad, NO DATE
Series VI: Misc
Box 1
Folder 1: Columbia University Transcript, Jun-79
Folder 2: Subscription Expiration Reminder, 22-Sep-88
Folder 3: Computer Sheet, 3-Jan-89
Folder 4: Illegal Rebirth of Billy the Kid review w/note from Elise Krieger, Mar-91
Folder 5: Pulphouse: A Fiction Magazine, 11-Aug-92
Folder 6: Pages written per day sheet, August 18, 1993-May 22, 1994
Folder 7: Interzone magazine review, Oct-93
Folder 8: Starlog magazine review, 1993
Folder 9: Kirkus Review of Slow Funeral, 15-May-94
Folder 10: Publisher's Weekly Review, 6-Jun-94
Folder 11: Publisher's Weekly Review, 4-Jul-94
Folder 12: Library Journal Review, 15-Jul-94
Folder 13: Review of Slow Funeral, 24-Jul-94
Folder 14: Locus Review, Jul-94
Folder 15: Library Request Form, 6-Oct-94
Folder 16: Kirkus Review of Gaia's Toys, 15-May-95
Folder 17: Publisher's Weekly Review, 19-Jun-95
Folder 18: Publisher's Weekly Review, 26-Jun-95
Folder 19: Locus Review of Gaia's Toys, Jun-95
Folder 20: Review of Gaia's Toys, 1-Jul-95
Folder 21: Locus Review of Gaia's Toys, Jul-95
Folder 22: New York Times Review of Gaia's Toys, 15-Oct-95
Folder 23: The Reference Library Summary of Gaia's Toys, Dec-95
Folder 24: Science Fiction Review of Gaia's Toys, 17-Jun-05
Folder 25: Rebecca Brown Resume, Jun-05
Folder 26: Outlaw School Dedication, 14-Oct-98
Folder 27: Philadelphia Inquirer review of Outlaw School, 31-Dec-00
Folder 28: Rebecca Brown Encyclopedia entry, NO DATE

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