Answered By: Roy McCready
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016     Views: 48

The Science Fiction collections in Special Collections & Archives comprise Europe's largest catalogued collection of SF material, including the Science Fiction Foundation Collection and a wealth of literary archives.

The book collection contains over 35,000 books: from the earliest examples of speculative fiction to the present day, accompanied by 2,500 critical works. Holdings are comprehensive for many English-language writers but geographical coverage is wide-ranging with French, German and Eastern European writers featuring strongly.

The journals, fanzines and fiction magazines collections contains over 2,500 periodical titles and is one of the most extensive collections of critical journals, fanzines & fiction magazines in the world. Many titles have been indexed at article level for the first time in our SF Catalogue.

The extensive archival collections include the papers and manuscripts of some of the most important writers in the genre, including John Wyndham, Olaf Stapledon, John Brunner, Eric Frank Russell, Brian Aldiss and many other leading authors.

Visit the SF Hub for more information and search tools or browse the collections.

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