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Michael Z. Williamson Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Michael Z. Williamson Papers, 1989-2010

ID: RBSC/SFWA/054

Primary Creator: Williamson, Michael Z.

Extent: 1.35 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of novels; Series II consists of short stories; Series III contains correspondence; Series IV is made up of miscellaneous materials.

Date Acquired: 12/05/2011. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Williamson, Michael Z.

Forms of Material: fantasy, science fiction

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Michael Z. Williamson 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 correspondence; Series IV is made up of miscellaneous materials. 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 generally taken from the author’s webpage, http://www.michaelzwilliamson.com/bibliography.html

Collection Historical Note

Michael Z. Williamson was born in Birkenhead, England in 1967.  His family traveled extensively during his youth, and he lived all over England and North America, including in places such as Toledo, Newark, Mississauga in Ontario and the Isle of Wight.  In 1985, at age 18 he joined the USAF, and was posted in bases all over America, including San Antonio, Wichita Falls and Urbana-Champaign.  He has also traveled extensively all over the world, including in Europe and the Middle East.  His hobbies include writing, reading, historical re-enactments, blacksmithing, sky-diving, martial arts, shooting and archery.  In 1991 he met his wife, Gail, at a science fiction convention, and they currently have two children, Morrigan and Eric.

Subject/Index Terms

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
Williamson, Michael Z.

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Accruals: Additions from Michael Williamson: January 2012

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: Michael Z. Williamson

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


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Correspondence],
[Series IV: Miscellaneous],
[All]

Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Freehold [Draft] page 1-172
Circa Jan, 2004
Folder 2: Freehold [Draft] page 173-348
Circa Jan, 2004
Folder 3: Freehold [Draft] page 349-500
Circa Jan, 2004
Folder 4: Freehold [Draft] page 501-665
Circa Jan, 2004
Folder 5: Freehold [Draft] page 666-End
Circa Jan, 2004
Folder 6: Freehold [Constitution w/edits and letter from Steve White
27-Feb-03
Folder 7: Freehold [Draft x2] page 1-32
NO DATE
Folder 8: Freehold [Draft w/attached letter from Jim Baen, some pages missing] page 2
NO DATE
Folder 9: The Scope of Justice [Edited Manuscript] page 1-144
2003
Box 2
Folder 1: The Scope of Justice [Edited Manuscript] page 145-End
2003
Folder 2: The Scope of Justice [Proof, Avon Books] page i-229]
4-Jul
Folder 3: The Scope of Justice [Proof, Avon Books] page 230-End
July, 2004
Folder 4: The Scope of Justice [Style Sheet]
NO DATE
Folder 5: [Targets of Opportunity] Killshot [Draft, Avon Books] page 1-160
5-Mar
Folder 6: [Targets of Opportunity] Killshot [Draft, Avon Books] page 161-End
5-Mar
Folder 7: [By The Book] Confirmed Kill [Edited Draft]
NO DATE
Folder 8: The Weapon [Manuscript, Baen Books] 1-75
5-Aug
Folder 9: The Weapon [Manuscript, Baen Books] 76-End
5-Aug
Folder 10: Sulawan [Unpublished Draft by Williamson and Leo Champion] page 1-130
NO DATE
Box 3
Folder 1: Sulawan [Unpublished Draft by Williamson and Leo Champion] page 131-End]
NO DATE

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