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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 II: Short Stories
Box 1
Folder 1: Amy, At the Bottom of the Stairs [magazine copy by John M. Ford], Circa 1982
Folder 2: The Persecutor's Tale [copy from magazine by John M. Ford], Circa 1982
Folder 3: Rending Dark [edited draft], Circa 1984
Folder 4: Chromatic Aberration [Manuscript by John M. Ford], Circa 1984
Folder 5: Uncle Charley [Round Robin Manuscript], May 17-19, 1985
Folder 6: The Well-Made Plan [edited draft], Circa 1986
Folder 7: The Well-Made Plan [edited draft], Circa 1986
Folder 8: Fugue State [manuscript by John M. Ford], Circa 1987
Folder 9: Preflash [manuscript by John M. Ford], Circa 1988
Folder 10: A Bird that Whistles [edited draft], Circa 1989
Folder 11: A Bird that Whistles [edited draft], Circa 1989
Folder 12: A Bird that Whistles [edited draft], Circa 1989
Folder 13: Danceland Blood [edited draft by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly], Circa 1994
Folder 14: Such An Honor and The Thief of Dreams [booklet with short stories by Bull and Shetterly], Dec-97
Folder 15: Unreal Life [autobiographical draft w/attached pictures and letter], 1998
Folder 16: Plaster Saints [unpublished draft], NO DATE
Folder 17: Fern Island [short story draft by The Scribblies], NO DATE
Folder 18: Buster's Girl [edited unpublished draft], NO DATE
Folder 19: The Hero Inside [unpublished manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 20: Tourist's Guide to Liavek [draft], NO DATE
Folder 21: A Tourist's Guide to Liavek in the Year 3317 [manuscript], NO DATE
Folder 22: Liavekan Reference sheet and maps, NO DATE
Folder 23: A Tourist's guide to Liavek w/attached world notes, pg 2, 6, 8, NO DATE
Folder 24: Catalyst: Lovers Always Lie [manuscript], NO DATE

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[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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