Brad Strickland papers

Brad Strickland papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Strickland, Brad
Title: Brad Strickland papers
Dates: 1982-1984
Quantity: 1.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Brad Strickland from 1982-1984. Contains primarily typed and handwritten manuscripts of twelve of Strickland's short stories or novellas. In most cases multiple versions are present showing the evolution of the story development. Also includes some correspondence to and from editors regarding the publishing of his works.
Coll. Number: ms2291

Biographical/Historical Note

Brad Strickland (b. 1947), science fiction writer of Gainesville, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Science fiction, American--20th century.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Brad Strickland papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Provenance

Added 25 January 1986 is the copyedited final draft of Strickland's first novel, To Stand Beneath the Sun (NAL/Signet, April 1986).

Added 19 December 1990 are the drafts of Strickland's novels: Silver Eyes, published as Children of the Knife (NAL/Signet 1990), Shadowshow (NAL/ Onyx 1988) and Wizard's Mole (NAL/ROC 1991).


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Shorter Works

BoxFolder
11"Dreamlady of the Wildstar" ["accepted Space Grits 9/84"]
Manuscript first draft (4 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (yellow paper 17 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((mostly) pink paper (carbon?) 20 pp.)
Typed double-spaced fragment (9 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (21 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((xerox) 20 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (20 pp.)
Typed letter (copy) to George Scithers [ IASFM], 3 October 81
Typed letter-signed; from Stanley Schmidt [ Analog], 9 November 81
Typed letter-signed; from EddFerman [ F&SF], 23 February 82
Typed lett er-signe d; from Terry Carr [ Universe], 7 May 82
Promotional material for Spectrum Stories (2 pp.)
Manuscript letter-signed; from Marshall [Bonfire] [ Spectrum Stories], 12 March 83
Typed letter to John F. Carr [ Far Frontiers], 23 May 84 (copy)
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ IASFM], no date
2"The Herders of Grimm" ["accepted F&SF 7/83"]
Manuscript notes and sketches (5 pp.)
Manuscript notes and sketches ((xerox) 5 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((carbon-incomplete) 33 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (32 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (25 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (31 pp.)
Typed letter to Stanley Schmidt [ Analog], 1 March 83 (copy)
Typed letter-signed; from Ed Ferman [ F&SF], 11 July 83
3"A Hitch in Time" ["accepted 11/82 Space Grits"]
Typed double-spaced fragment (5 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions-yellow paper (13 pp.)
Typed double spaced draft with manuscript revisions-pink paper ((carbon) 13 pp.)
Typed double-spaced fragments (3 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions ((incomplete) 12 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((xerox) 13 pp.)
Typed double spaced draft ((carbon) 12 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from Ed Ferman [ F&SF], 19 January [82?]
Typed letter-signed; from J. R. McHone [ Space Grits], 20 August 82
Typed letter-signed; from J. R. McHone [ Space Grits], 10 January 83
Typed letter-signed; from J. R. McHone [ Space Grits], 17 January 83
Typed letter-signed; from Lois Wickstrom [ Pandora], 22 February 83
Typed letter-signed; from Ares, no date
Typed letter [draft?] to Isaac Asimov, no date
Typed letter-signed; from Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], no date
4"Payment Deferred" ["accepted IASFM"]
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (23 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft [noted as 1st draft] ((carbon) 18 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions [noted as revision 1] (21 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((copy edited) 15 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft [noted as revision 2 & dated 10-14-81] (xerox of e) (15 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ IASFM], originally appended to b, 14 September 81
Typed letter (copy) to George Scithers [ IASFM], 18 September 81
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ IASFM], no date
5"Pira" [" F&SF 5/84"]
Typed double-spaced fragment titled "Beneath the Crimson Star" (3 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (23 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (26 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from Marion Zimmer Bradley [ Sword and Sorceress], 11 March 84
Typed letter (copy) to Ed Ferman [ F&SF], 20 March 84
Typed letter-signed; from Ed Ferman [ F&SF], 16 May 84
Miscellaneous unrelated business papers (3 pp.)
6"Scotty at the Bat" [probably never submitted] (1 p.)
typed single-spaced poem with manuscript revisions
7"Something in the Blood" ["accepted Space Grits 20 November 82"]
Typed double-spaced fragments with manuscript revisions (2 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((carbon) 17 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (18 pp.)
printed material on Pandora (2 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], 21 December 82
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ Amazing], 19 January 83
8"Stolen Moments" ["sold IASFM March 83"]
Manuscript notes and insertions (5 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (9 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions ((carbon) 11 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((copy edited) 11 pp.)
Galley proofs ((xerox) 9 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from Barbara Bazyn [ IASFM], 1 March 83
9"The Taker of Children" [ "F&SF 11/83"]
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (29 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with (a few) manuscript revisions (33 pp.)
Typed letter-signed: from Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], 28 November 83
Typed letter-signed; from Ed Ferman [ F&SF], 28 February 84
10"Teddly" ["accepted Space Grits '84"]
Typed double-spaced fragment (3 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions (11 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (11 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (12 pp.)
Typed doubles-spaced draft ((xerox) 12 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with manuscript revisions ((carbon) 13 pp.)
Typed letter-signed; from Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], 8 October 82
Typed letter (copy) to George Scithers [ Amazing], 16 October 82
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ Amazing], 4 November 82
Typed letter-signed; to J. R. McHone [ Space Grits], 17 February 82
Typed letter (copy) to John F. Carr [ Silicon Brains], 19 February 82
Typed letter-signed; from J. R. McHone [ Space Grits], 25 February 82
Typed letter-signed; from J. R. McHone [ Space Grits] includes xeroxed illustration, 26 July 82
Typed letter-signed; from Lois Wickstrom [ Pandora], 3 June 82
Typed letter from Twilight Zone, 23 June 83
11''Warty" [" Infinity Cubed 7/83"]
Manuscript notes (2 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (pink paper 10 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((carbon-incomplete) 11 pp.)
Printed note from Twilight Zone, no date
12"The Winds of Oberon" [" Amazing 1/84"]
Typed double-spaced and manuscript [first?] draft (19 pp.)
Typed double-spaced fragment (5 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((xerox) 12 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft with duplicate p. 1 & 2 (17 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft ((xerox) 17 pp.)
Typed double-spaced draft (17 pp.)
Typed letter (copy) to Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], 12 August 83
Typed letter-signed; from Shawna McCarthy [ IASFM], 30 August 83
Typed letter-signed; from Stanley Schmidt [ Analog], 12 October 83
Typed letter-signed; from George Scithers [ Amazing], 4 November 83
 

Series 2: Novels

BoxFolder
21-3 Children of the Knife (NAL/Signet 1990) (typed double-spaced draft (copyedited) approx. 446 pp.)
4-7 Shadowshow (NAL/Onyx 1988) (typed double-spaced draft (copyedited) approx. 564 pp.)
8 Silver Eyes (published as Children of the Knife) (typed double-spaced draft approx. 446 pp.)
BoxFolder
31-2 Silver Eyes (published as Children of the Knife) (typed double-spaced draft approx. 446 pp.)
3-5 To Stand Beneath The Sun (NAL/Signet 1986) (typed double-spaced draft (copyedited) approx. 351 pp.)
6-8 Wizard's Mole (NAL/ROC 1991) (typed double-spaced draft (copyedited) approx. 442 pp.)
BoxFolder
41 Dragon's Plunder Or, The Last Voyage of Captain Deadmon (typed double-spaced draft. approx. 216 pp.)