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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],
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Series VIII: Micellaneous
Box 1
Folder 1: Reading Dragon [by Ken Fletcher for Bull and Shetterly], 1985
Folder 2: Picture by Terri Windling for Bull and Shetterly, Dec-87
Folder 3: Comic by Neil Gaiman and Shetterly, 13-Dec-94
Folder 4: High-Tech Germans and Cyborgs, NO DATE
Folder 5: War for the Oaks picture, NO DATE
Folder 6: 4 mixed fantastical pictures [princess, king and queen, alien and faery], NO DATE
Folder 7: Comic by Shetterly and Bull, NO DATE
Folder 8: Comic pages and superhero sketches [pages 1-5, 7], NO DATE
Folder 9: Comic Pages and superhero sketches, NO DATE
Folder 10: Maya and Edger comic [by Emma Bull], NO DATE
Folder 11: Assorted Fantasy, sci-fi and superhero sketches [by Bull and Shetterly, x17 sketches], NO DATE
Folder 12: Koala pictures, NO DATE
Folder 13: Finder picture, NO DATE
Folder 14: picture of young Emma Bull, NO DATE
Folder 15: Christmas Tree and Musicians photo, NO DATE
Folder 16: Stipple-Apa issue, Sep-80
Folder 17: Marriage vows and script for Will Shetterly and Emma Bull, 17-Oct-81
Folder 18: Liavek character notes and maps, 21-Mar-82
Folder 19: Publishers weekly review of Sword and Sorceress, 13-Apr-84
Folder 20: Locus article on Scribblies, May-84
Folder 21: Locus review of Sword and Sorceress, Jun-84
Folder 22: Fantasycon X papers, Sept 6-8, 1985
Folder 23: Alex Krislov interview with Diane Duane and John M. Ford, 27-Nov-85
Folder 24: Poems by Diana Wynne Jones, Alan Moore, Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Gene Wolfe and John M. Ford, 1985-1986
Folder 25: Sestina: Midnight Shadow [poem by John M. Ford], 1985-1986
Folder 26: The New Republic excerpt, 17-Mar-86
Folder 27: Article on Roman advertising [Raymond Serafin], 16-Jun-86
Folder 28: Emma Bull passport, Aug 9, 1986-Aug 18, 1996
Folder 29: Will Shetterly passport, August 19, 1986-August 18, 1986
Folder 30: Misc notes, Dec 28-30, 1986
Folder 31: Fourth Street Fantasy Convention Booklet, June 19-21, 1987
Folder 32: Downtown Danceteria schedule x3, Jun-87
Folder 33: Ad for Emma Bull signing event, 18-Jul-87
Folder 34: Locus review of War for the Oaks, Jul-87
Folder 35: Chicago Sun-Times review of War for the Oaks, 9-Aug-87
Folder 36: Minneapolis Star and Tribune review of War for the Oaks, 16-Aug-87
Folder 37: Vinyl Arts review of War for the Oaks, 10-Sep-87
Folder 38: Mythlore Table of contents page [Vol 14, No 2], Winter 1987
Folder 39: Mythlore review of War for the Oaks, Winter 1987
Folder 40: Winter Solstice, Camelot Station [poem by John M. Ford], 1986-1987
Folder 41: A Holiday in the Park [poem by John M. Ford], 1987-1988
Folder 42: Liavek: Wizard's Row Review, 1987
Folder 43: Dragon review of War for the Oaks, Jan-88
Folder 44: St Paul Pioneer Dispatch review of War for the Oaks, 28-Feb-88
Folder 45: Fourth Street Fantasy Convention Flyes, June 17-19, 1988
Folder 46: Fourth Street Fantasy Convention program and cover, June 17-19, 1988
Folder 47: Mythcon XIX program, July 29-August 1, 1988
Folder 48: New North Artscape article on Emma Bull and War for the Oaks, Oct-Nov 1988
Folder 49: Star Tribune review of Falcon, 3-Sep-89
Folder 50: Minneapolis Star Tribune review of Falcon, 3-Sep-89
Folder 51: Locus review of Falcon, Sep-89
Folder 52: New York Times review of Falcon, 1-Oct-89
Box 2
Folder 1: Locus Recommended Reading List, 11-Jun-05
Folder 2: Voya Article by Fred Lerner [The Minnesota Generation], Dec-90
Folder 3: Publisher's Weekly review of Bone Dance, 12-Apr-91
Folder 4: NYRSF review of Bone Dance, May-91
Folder 5: Locus Review of Bone Dance, May-91
Folder 6: San Francisco Chronicle review of Bone Dance, 9-Jun-91
Folder 7: Analog review of Bone Dance, Nov-91
Folder 8: World Fantasy Awards Ballot, Jun-05
Folder 9: Locus Review of After the King, Jan-92
Folder 10: Locus Article on Emma Bull, Apr-92
Folder 11: Ad for Bull event at New Riverside Caf, 15-Oct-92
Folder 12: Ad for Emma Bull event at New Riverside Caf, 15-Oct-92
Folder 13: Bordertown II party flyer, 26-Jun-93
Folder 14: Journal, July 19, 1993-Feb 19, 1996
Folder 15: Emma Bull's Finder card/picture, 15-Jun-05
Folder 16: Copyright registration form for Finder, 3-Feb-94
Folder 17: Publishers weekly review of The Princess and the Lord of Night, 28-Feb-94
Folder 18: Star Tribune review of Falcon, 8-May-94
Folder 19: Minnesota Music Academy award for Flash Girls, 7-Jul-94
Folder 20: Pritzkers Announce Braniff to Become "No-Crap" Airline [comedic essay by John M. Ford], 6-Jun-05
Folder 21: Publishers Weekly review of Freedom and Necessity, 27-Jan-97
Folder 22: Locus review of Freedom and Necessity, Feb-97
Folder 23: Explorations Review of Freedom and Necessity, Feb/March 1997
Folder 24: Starlog review of Freedom and Necessity, Aug-97
Folder 25: Tor Books Freedom and Necessity Ad, 19-Mar-97
Folder 26: Interzone review of Freedom and Necessity, Jun-97
Folder 27: Emma Bull personal info and Bibliography, Jun-05
Folder 28: Borderland party III fliers, 20-Jun-98
Folder 29: Agreement for Autobiographical article between Bull and Gale Research, 31-Jul-98
Folder 30: The Return of Marx, Hegel, Dumas and Modern Fantasy [NYRSF article about Freedom and Necessity], Apr-00
Folder 31: Publishers Weekly review of War for the Oaks, 11-Jun-01
Folder 32: Will Shetterly passport, Oct 29, 2001-Oct 28, 2011
Folder 33: USA Network sample script writing service Documentation for Masters of Earth, 13-Nov-01
Folder 34: USA Network freelance writer's agreement for Masters of Earth, 7-Dec-01
Folder 35: USA Network freelance writer's agreement for Masters of Earth, 18-Dec-01
Folder 36: Emma Bull job application, 19-Feb-09
Folder 37: Best Books of the 80s list by Donald G. Keller, NO DATE
Folder 38: War for the Oaks ad and blurb, NO DATE
Folder 39: Liavek business set-up outline, NO DATE
Folder 40: Finder queries and stylesheet [pg 9-10], NO DATE
Folder 41: Article on Emma Bull by Glenn Brynjulson, NO DATE
Folder 42: War for the Oaks cover, NO DATE
Folder 43: Fantasy-gram w/ Scribblie poem, NO DATE
Folder 44: Musical notes and lyrics, NO DATE
Folder 45: Blurb on Finder from Bull, NO DATE
Folder 46: Prairie Rose subdevelopment flyer, NO DATE
Folder 47: Phoenix House proposal for limited series, NO DATE
Folder 48: Notes on unknown work to "Jim", NO DATE
Folder 49: The Beloit Tri-Weekly vol 1, no 2, NO DATE
Folder 50: List of certain Liavek stories, NO DATE
Folder 51: To-Do list/notes from Bull, NO DATE
Folder 52: Beloit Daily News Article about Emma Bull and The Indian student paper, NO DATE
Folder 53: Notes on Masters of Earth TV program or script, NO DATE
Folder 54: Lyrics: Western Electric, NO DATE
Folder 55: Lyrics: Suitable Case for Treatment, NO DATE
Folder 56: Lyrics: Flint and Steel, NO DATE
Folder 57: Lyrics: Surfactant Afternoons, NO DATE
Folder 58: Lyrics: Radio, Radio, NO DATE
Folder 59: Lyrics: White Light, NO DATE
Folder 60: Lyrics: Sestina: The Grand Festival, NO DATE
Folder 61: Lyrics: Festival Week Suite, NO DATE
Folder 62: Lyrics: Any Day Now, NO DATE
Folder 63: SF Cliches Poems: Space Merrcenaries, Alien, Immortality and The Big Computer, NO DATE
Folder 64: Lyrics: Another Island, NO DATE
Folder 65: Lyrics: One of Our Aircraft, NO DATE
Folder 66: List of effects and sounds, NO DATE
Folder 67: Untitled poem, NO DATE
Folder 68: Endura [Endo-Urban Alliance] sheet and comic layout, NO DATE
Folder 69: List of Music Publishers no one has thought of, NO DATE
Folder 70: Lyrics by John M. Ford w/letter, NO DATE
Folder 71: Lyrics: Shadow of the Winter Rain, NO DATE
Folder 72: Picture from Dancing Ferret, NO DATE
Folder 73: Publication Party for War of the Oaks flyer, 20-Jun-87
Folder 74: Liavek character notes and maps, NO DATE
Folder 75: The Beloit Tri-Weekly vol 1, no 3, NO DATE
Folder 76: Cat's Eye Yellow [poem w/notes], NO DATE
Folder 77: Assorted notes for unknown book, NO DATE
Folder 78: Marriage ceremony script, NO DATE
Folder 79: National Honor Society card and Indian Award Card, NO DATE
Folder 80: The Last of John Ringo [poem], NO DATE
Folder 81: The Stepsister's Story [poem by Bul], NO DATE
Folder 82: Visionary [poem by Bull], NO DATE

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]


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