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Emma Bull Papers

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Novels

Short Stories

Scripted Works

Correspondence

Newspapers

Articles

Pictures and Art

Micellaneous



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Collection Overview

Title: Emma Bull Papers, 1959-2009

ID: RBSC/SFWA/055

Primary Creator: Bull, Emma (1954-)

Extent: 5.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of Novels; Series II includes Short Stories; Series III contains Scripted Works, Series IV is Correspondence, Series V is newspapers, Series VI contains articles, Series VII consists of pictures and art, and Series VIII is made up of miscellaneous documents.

Date Acquired: 02/16/2012

Subjects: Bull, Emma, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

Forms of Material: fantasy, science fiction

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Emma Bull Papers consist of printed (paper-based) manuscripts of novel collections, short stories, non-fiction articles, essays and miscellaneous materials from personal notes and interviews.  The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of Novels; Series II includes Short Stories; Series III contains Scripted Works, Series IV is Correspondence, Series V is newspapers, Series VI contains articles, Series VII consists of pictures and art, and Series VIII is made up of miscellaneous documents.  The majority of the materials are organized by date on work and original date of publication.

Dates of publication were taken from:

http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?180

http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?226

Collection Historical Note

Emma Bull was born on December 13, 1954.  She attended high school in Ohio, where she was the editor of the school paper, The Indian.  She later attended Beloit College and graduated in 1976.  It was during her time at Beloit that she would meet her future husband, Will Shetterly.  After graduating college she moved to Minneapolis, where she was a member of the band Cats Laughing and a member of the Scribblies.  The Scribblies were a group of Minneapolis writers who practically without exception all became fantasy or science fiction authors of various levels of renown.  After living in Minneapolis, she and her husband moved first to southern California and then after that to Bisbee.  She currently lives in Tucson Arizona.  During this time she was also in a musical duo, the Flash Girls.

Subject/Index Terms

Bull, Emma
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: Emma Bull

Related Materials: For more information please see http://emmabull.wordpress.com/about/.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Scripted Works],
[Series IV: Correspondence],
[Series V: Newspapers],
[Series VI: Articles],
[Series VII: Pictures and Art],
[Series VIII: Micellaneous],
[All]

Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: Silver and Turquoise [unpublished edited partial draft] page 1-7, 29-Jun-75
Folder 2: Silver and Turquoise [unpublished edited manuscript] page 1-15, 29-Jun-75
Folder 3: Silver and Turquoise [edited outline], 10-Jul-75
Folder 4: Silver and Turquoise [unpublished edited draft] page 1-19, 23-Jul-75
Folder 5: Silver and Turquoise [edited unpublished manuscript] page 1-12, 25-Jul-75
Folder 6: Silver and Turquoise [notes for unpublished work], 31-Jul-75
Folder 7: Silver and Turquoise [unpublished edited draft] page 8-10, NO DATE
Folder 8: War for the Oaks [edited draft] page 1-31, NO DATE
Folder 9: Bone Dance [proof, Tor Books] page 1-158, 17-Dec-08
Folder 10: Bone Dance [proof, Tor Books] page 159-End, 17-Dec-08
Folder 11: Finder [incomplete book draft] page 1-7, NO DATE
Folder 12: Territory [proof, Tor Books] pg 1-154, 29-Dec-06
Folder 13: Territory [proof, Tor Books] pg 155-End, 29-Dec-06
Folder 14: Territory [proof, Tor Books] page 1-201, 20-Aug-08
Folder 15: Territory [proof, Tor Books] pg 202-End, 20-Aug-08
Folder 16: Territory [edited manuscript, Tor Books] page 1-180, Circa 2007
Box 2
Folder 1: Territory [edited manuscript, Tor Books] page 181-360, Circa 2007
Folder 2: Territory [edited manuscript, Tor Books] page 361-End, Circa 2007
Folder 3: Territory [Draft, Tor Books] page 232-270, Circa 2007
Folder 4: Territory [book notes], March 16, 2000 and April 20, 2000
Folder 5: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [unpublished draft and summary], NO DATE
Folder 6: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [edited unpublished draft] pg 3-11, NO DATE
Folder 7: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [edited unpublished draft] pg 5-21, NO DATE
Folder 8: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [edited unpublished draft] page 8-23, NO DATE
Folder 9: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [edited unpublished draft] Chapter 1, NO DATE
Folder 10: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [edited unpublished draft] page 8-23, NO DATE
Folder 11: The Niki Falcon Chronicles [mixed draft pages], NO DATE
Folder 12: Falcon Flies [edited draft w/note sheet] page 1-13, NO DATE
Folder 13: Unknown work [incomplete, edited draft], NO DATE
Folder 14: Fossils: The Fascimile Journals and Field Notes of one Nora Whitford [outline and piece of draft, by Virginia Lee and Emma Bull], NO DATE

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[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Scripted Works],
[Series IV: Correspondence],
[Series V: Newspapers],
[Series VI: Articles],
[Series VII: Pictures and Art],
[Series VIII: Micellaneous],
[All]


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