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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/.


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[Series I: Novels],
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[Series III: Scripted Works],
[Series IV: Correspondence],
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[Series VIII: Micellaneous],
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Series VI: Articles
Box 1
Folder 1: The Day of the Tennis Rabbit [Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress article by Peter Dickinson] page 203-219, Fall 1981
Folder 2: A Reader's Guide to the Consuming Passion: Food in Quest Fantasy [by Ellen Kushner], 19-Aug-90
Folder 3: Some Thoughts on STOCHASTIC PERSONA PROPAGATORS [by Andrea Dubnick], 29-Sep-92
Folder 4: MEDUSA Vol I Number 1, NO DATE
Folder 5: MEDUSA draft, NO DATE
Folder 6: Two Kinds of Writing [draft by Diana Wynne Jones], NO DATE
Folder 7: On Psychoactive Fiction [by Debbie Notkin], NO DATE
Folder 8: Writers and Readers [by Lois Bujold], NO DATE
Folder 9: Much Ado About James Joyce and his Ulysses [by Robin Bates], NO DATE
Folder 10: Fried Bannanas, NO DATE
Folder 11: How and Why I Wrote War For the Oaks [by Emma Bull], NO DATE
Folder 12: Fourth Street Fantasy Convention Article, NO DATE
Folder 13: Paganism Article, NO DATE

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[Series III: Scripted Works],
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[Series V: Newspapers],
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[Series VII: Pictures and Art],
[Series VIII: Micellaneous],
[All]


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