Sharon Webb papers

Sharon Webb papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Webb, Sharon
Title: Sharon Webb papers
Dates: 1984-1985
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2452

Biographical/Historical Note

Sharon Lynn Webb, Georgia science fiction author and resident of Blairsville, Georgia. Webb was born in Tampa, Florida on February 29, 1936, the daughter of William Wesley Talbott and Eunice Geraldine Tillman. On February 6, 1956, she married W. Bryan Webb. Their children were Wendy, Jerri, and Tracey.

From 1953 to 1956, Webb was a student Florida Southern College. She studied at the University Miami in 1962. In 1972, she earned her associate degree in Nursing from the Miami-Dade School Nursing. During this period (from 1960 to 1966), she worked as a freelance writer. She was an RN for the South Miami Hospital from 1972 to 1973 and for Union General Hospital, Towns County Hospital, Blairsville, Georgia from 1973 to 1981.

Webb is the author of RN (1981), Earthchild (1982), Earth Song (1983), Ram Song (1984), Adventures of Terra Tarkington (1985), Pestis 18, 1987, The Halflife (1989), and over 40 short stories. She is a member of the Author's Guild/League and Science Fiction Writers of America where she served as south/central director and as a member of the board directors. (Who's Who on the Web, retrieved February 16, 2010)


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Sharon Webb from 1984-1985. The papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of her works, and printed material relating to science fiction. The correspondence includes letters from readers, members of various science fiction associations, other science fiction writers such as Brad Strickland and Tom Deitz, Webb's family, publishers, and Webb's agent Adele Leone.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Deitz, Tom -- Correspondence
Science fiction, American--20th century.
Strickland, Brad -- Correspondence
Webb, Sharon -- Family--Correspondence
Women authors, American--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Sharon Webb papers. MS2452. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

For related materials in this repository see the following collections:

Sharon Webb papers, MS 2113, MS 2380, and MS 2575.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Printed Material

Printed Material
BoxFolder
11 Science Fiction Magazines and Fanzines
1 Anvil no. 35 ["produced by the B'ham SF Club"], [March, 1985]
1 Cusfussing no. 42 ["Barnard-Columbia Science Fiction Society"]
1 Starlog no. 93, [April, 1985]
2 Science Fiction Convention Program Books
2DeepSouthCon 23-Program Book [Huntsville, Alabama], 21-23 June, 1985
2Lone Star Con [1985 North American SF Convention]-Program Book [Austin, Tx.], 30 August-2 September 1985
2OrCon Two-Program Book [Orlando, Fla.], 1 June 1985
2Windycon XII-Program Book [Chicago, Ill.], 11-13 October 1985
3 Science Fiction Convention Flyers (5 items)
4 Reviews (83 items)
 

Series 2: Manuscript Material



Subseries 2A: Longer Works

BoxFolder
15 The Adventures of Terra Tarkington
5Typed double-spaced draft-copyedited (original); with appended ms. note from Lou Aronica of Bantam Books. note: a xerox of this item appears in MS 2380 (ca. 257 pp.)



Subseries 2B: Shorter Works

BoxFolder
16"Uncle Charley" ["A Round Robin Story"]
6Typed double-spaced draft (xerox); signed by Carol Emshwiller, Charles L. Grant, Timothy Zahn, Andy Offutt, and Gerald W. Page (9 pp.)
6Typed double-spaced draft (xerox); as above but not signed (9 pp.)
6Typed double-spaced draft (fragment) (9 pp.)



Subseries 2C: Correspondence-Personal and Convention

BoxFolder
21Banks, Michael and Rosa [author]
Ms. letter signed with typed addenda, n.d. [ca. 1 January 84]
Typed letter signed with ms. notes, 11 January 84
Typed letter signed, 17 March 84
Typed card signed, 2 April 84
Typed letter signed, 25 April 84
Typed letter signed, 8 May 84
Typed letter signed, 18 June 84
Typed letter signed, 7 July 84
Typed letter signed, 30 July 84
Typed letter signed, 20 August 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter from Andrew Christie to Michael Banks, 14 August 84
Typed letter signed, 30 September 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter from Ralph Mylius, 12 November 84
Typed letter signed, 26 November 84
Typed letter signed, 8 December 84
Typed letter signed, 26 December 84
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 5 February 85
Typed letter signed, 1 March 85
Manuscript letter signed, 18 March 85
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 20 March 85
Typed letter signed, 20 April 85
Typed letter signed, 13 May 85
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 2 June 85
Typed letter signed, 25 October 85
Manuscript letter signed with typed addenda, n.d.
Typed letter signed with appended SFWA minutes, n.d.
2Berkowitz, Harris [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, 10 February 85
3Bolgeo, Tim ("Uncle Timmy") [Big Name Fan]
Computer printed certificate signed by Tim Bolgeo appointing Sharon Webb an honorary trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Chattaneoga Science Fiction Convention, 14 January 84
Computer printed certificate signed by Tim Bolgeo appointing Bryan Webb an honorary trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Chattanooga Science Fiction Convention, 14 January 84
4Card, Orson Scott [author]
Typed letter signed, 22 May 85
5Carnicom, Mina L. [fan mail]
Typed letter signed, 18 January 85
Manuscript card signed, 18 March 85
6Cherry, David [artist]
Manuscript card signed, 1 February 85
7Coger, Dal & Greta [Big Name Fans]
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 26 February 83
Typed letter signed, 6 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 9 January 84
Typed letter signed, 4 April 84
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 5 May 84
Typed letter signed, 13 February 85
8Conlon, John P. ("Old Smokey")
Typed letter signed, 24 February 85
9Court, Richard F.
Typed letter signed, 4 April 84
10Deitz, Thomas F. [author]
Typed letter signed, 3 December 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Charlotte Proctor, 1 December 84
Typed letter signed, 29 January 85
Author's typed response signed (copy), 30 January 85
Typed letter signed, 30 January 85
Author's typed response signed (copy), 30 January 85
11Deneroff, Linda
Typed letter signed, 10 October 85
12DeRocha, Mary C.
Personalized form letter (copy), 18 April 84
Author's typed response (copy), 20 April 84
Typed letter signed, 14 May 84
Author's typed response (copy), 27 June 84
Author's typed response (original) not signed of d., 27 June 84
Typed card signed, ca. 17 July 84
Typed letter signed, 25 September 84
Typed letter signed with attached biography, n.d.
13Dorris, Maurine [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed, 28 August 84
Typed letter signed, 3 November 84
Typed letter signed, 5 November 84
Greeting card with ms. note, n. d.
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
Manuscript letter (and fudge recipe) signed-with printed dragon border, n.d.
Greeting card signed-with dragonfly cover, n. d.
14Ford, John M. (Mike) [author]
Manuscript letter signed, n.d.
15Frost, Gregory [author]
Typed letter signed, 11 October 85
16Garrels, Mike
Typed letter signed with appended schedule for Westercon 38, n. d.
17Gibb, Patrick J.
Typed letter signed, 25 March 84
Typed letter signed, 3 February 85
Typed letter signed [fragment], n.d.
18Hagan, Mary
Manuscript letter signed, 20 June 84
Manuscript letter signed enclosed in greeting card, 5 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 29 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 7 February 85
Manuscript letter signed, 11 April 85
Manuscript card signed, 5 May 85
Manuscript letter signed, 20 July 85
Manuscript card signed, date illegible
19Harmon, Barbara
Manuscript letter signed, 21 May 85
20Heckel, Tom
Typed letter signed, 14 March 85
21Hicks, Debra
Typed letter signed, n. d.
22Hughes, Diane
Manuscript greeting card signed, 23 November 85
23Jordan, Karen M.
Typed letter signed, 3 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 8 October 84
Manuscript letter signed, 27 November 84
24Jordan, Robert (James O. Rigney, Jr.) [author]
Typed letter signed, 7 March 84
Typed letter signed, 8 November 84
25Lilja, Kristine [fan mail]
Manuscript greeting card signed, 7 September 85
26Lindahn, Val Lakey [artist]
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
27Longyear, Barry [author]
Typed letter signed, 15 February 84
28Lowe, Jim [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, September 84
29Marx, Lucy
Manuscript letter signed, 26 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 4 February 84
30Massa, Jack [author]
Typed letter signed, 25 June 85
Typed letter signed, 5 August 85
31Matthews, Scotty [Big Name Fan]
Personalized form letter signed, 10 February 84
Printed certificate of recognition presented to Sharon Webb by IstaCon, 1984
Printed certificate of recognition presented to Bryan Webb by IstaCon, 1984
32McHone, J. R.
Typed letter signed, 14 February 85
33Meadows, Lynn [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
34Monte, Dan [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, 14 April 85
Author's typed response (copy), 19 April 85
Manuscript letter signed, n.d.
35Moore, William R.
Typed letter signed, 18 June 84
Typed letter signed, 26 March 85
36Morris, Ann
Typed letter signed, n. d.
Information on NecronomiCon (4 pp.)
37Newell, John R. (Klon) [Big Name Fan)
Typed letter signed, 30 January 84
Typed letter signed, 20 March 84
Typed letter signed, 3 September 84
Typed letter signed, 22 November 84
38Nicoll, Gregory
Typed letter signed, 25 July 85
39Offutt, Andrew & Jodie
Computer generated Christmas card, December 84
Typed letter signed, 20 March 85
Author's typed response (copy), 27 March 85
Typed letter signed, 7 May 85
40Ogletree, Owen C. [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed with attached flyer for DixieTrek, 4 November 84
41Paine, Thomas I.
Typed letter signed, 27 August 84
42Peck, Claudia [author]
Typed letter signed, 14 August 84
43Roth, Linda
Manuscript greeting card signed, n. d.
44Saberhagen, Joan [author]
Typed letter signed, 18 May 84
45Shepherd, Jim [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 29 December 84
46Strickland, Brad [author]
Typed letter signed, 26 December 84
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 4 March 84
Personalized form letter signed, 5 January 85
Typed letter signed with appended conference proposal, 14 March 85
Manuscript letter signed, 28 January 85
Author's typed response (copy), 30 January 85
Typed letter signed, 13 April 85
Personalized form letter signed with appended convention material, 21/27 August 85
Typed form letter, 13 October 85
47Sturgeon, Jayne [author]
Author's typed letter (copy), 19 March 84
Manuscript letter signed, 11 August 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 5 May 85
48Sucharitkul, Somtow [author, composer]
Typed letter signed, 3 December 85
49Taviss, Michael
Typed letter signed with attached convention schedule, 18 January 85
Typed letter signed, 14 April 85
50Talbot, Mrs. [mother]
Photostat of newspaper articles with manuscript notes, n.d.
51Waldron, Lamar [author]
Manuscript letter signed, 21 November 84
52Webb, Jerri [daughter]
Manuscript letter signed with attached, more recent, note, 26 August 76
Manuscript letter signed, 1 February 85
53Webb, Sharon [author]
Manuscript letter to Jim Frenkel of Bluejay Books (copy), 5 May 85
54Webb, Tracy [daughter]
Manuscript letter signed, 2 March 85
Manuscript postcard signed, 25 July 85
Typed letter signed, 12 November 85
Manuscript card signed, 10 January 86
Manuscript card signed, n. d.
55Willingham, Robert M. [University of Georgia]
Typed letter signed, 20 November 1984
56Yolan, Jane [author]
Typed letter signed, 2 October 84
Typed letter signed, 23 October 84
Typed letter signed, 26 December 85
57Unidentified
Manuscript letter signed from Diane (Tallahassee, Fl), 15 February 84
Manuscript postcard signed-signature illegible (possibly Wendy Webb), 10 May XX



Subseries 2D: Correspondence-Business

BoxFolder
258Aronica, Lou [Bantam Books]
Typed letter signed, 17 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), n. d.
Typed letter signed, 14 February 84
Author's typed response (copy) with attached recipe for Tuberoid Muck Suckers, 17 February 84
Typed letter signed, 19 March 84
Typed letter signed from Dave Stern, acting for Lou Aronica, 29 August 84
Typed letter signed, 1 October 84
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 27 November 84
Typed letter signed with attached P.R. material for Bantam Spectra, 11 December 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 22 January 85
Typed letter signed, 30 January 85
Typed form letter, 13 February 85
Typed letter signed, 20 May 85
Typed letter signed, 19 June 85
59Bakalar, Nicholas [William Morrow, Company]
Typed letter signed to Adele Leone, 14 November 84
60Barnard, Laurel [Bantam Books]
Typed letter signed, 16 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 2 February 84
Typed letter signed, 7 February 84
Typed letter signed, 21 March 84
Typed letter signed, 14 May 84
61Bazyn, Barbara [Davis Publications]
Typed letter signed, 9 July 84
63Bergman, Martin
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 15 April 85
64Bischoff, Dave [ Stardate]
Typed letter signed, 26 June 85
65Consorti, Bob
Typed letter signed with attached Xerox of check to Adele Leone Agency, 8 March 84
66Costikyan, Greg [ FTL Magazine]
Typed form letter (xerox) with attached prospectus for FTL Magazine, 11 November 83
Typed letter signed, 7 March 84
67Grant, Charles L. [ Shadows]
Typed letter signed with attached contract for "A Demon in Rosewood", 29 October 84
68Greenberg, Martin H.
Typed letter signed (copy), 11 March 85
Typed form letter signed, 19 March 85
Typed letter signed, 7 July 85
Typed personalized form letter signed, 14 December 85
Typed personalized form letter, n. d.
69Holmberg, John-Henri [Laissez Faire Productions AB]
Typed letter signed, 28 May 84
70Kada, Mrs. [ Galaktika 58]
Typed personalized form letter signed, 17 August 85
71Karl, Jean [Atheneum]
Typed letter signed, 6 January 84
Author's typed response with appended partial outline for Ram Song, 1 February 84
Typed letter signed, 7 February 84
Typed letter, 9 February 84
Typed letter signed, 14 February 84
Typed letter signed (copy ) of letter to Adele Leone, 14 February 84
Typed letter signed, 14 March 84
Typed letter signed, 8 May 84
Typed letter signed, 22 May 84
Typed letter signed, 5 July 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Leone Agency, 24 September 84
Typed form letter (copy), 7 November 84
Personalized form letter (signed), n. d.
Royalty statements (3 items)
72Lambe, Dean [SFWA Grievance Committee]
Typed card signed, 23 July 84
Typed form letter signed, 27 July 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to A. Tommernik, 27 August 84
73Lazar, Wendi [Lazar/Lyne Films]
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Adele Leone with attached P.R. material, 5 July 84
74Leone, Adele [author's agent]
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Richard Blondett, 6 January 84
Typed letter signed (copy) with appended royalty statements, 1 February 84
Typed letter signed, 13 February 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of c., with copy of check affixed, 13 February 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 16 March 84
Typed letter signed, 29 March 84
Typed letter signed, 13 April 84
Typed letter signed, 5 July 84
Typed letter signed, 17 July 84
Typed letter signed, 2 August 84
Typed letter signed, 16 August 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Jean Karl (with ms. notes), 7 September 84
Typed letter signed, 17 October 84
Typed letter signed, 3 January 85
Typed letter signed, 16 January 85
Typed letter signed, 18 January 85
Authors typed response (copy), 22 January 85
Typed letter signed, 7 February 85
Typed letter signed, 4 March 85
Typed letter signed, 5 March 85
Typed letter signed, 18 March 85
Typed letter signed, 3 April 85
Typed letter signed, 15 April 85
Author's typed letter, 19 April 85
Typed letter signed, 26 April 85
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Harriet McDougal, 31 July 85
Typed letter signed, 7 May 85
Typed letter signed, 13 May 85
Typed letter signed, 26 November 85
Typed letter signed, 20 November 85
Typed letter signed, 4 December 85
Author's typed letter, n. d.
Typed letter signed, n. d.
Typed letter signed, n. d.
75McCarthy, Shawna [ Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine]
Author's typed letter (copy), 9 July 84
Personalized form letter, 27 February 85
76Markiet, Antonia [Harper & Row]
Typed letter signed, 2 July 85
Typed letter signed (by Katherine Tegen for A.M.), 1 October 85
77Naggar, Jean V.
Typed letter signed, 12 September 85
78Paris, Gail [Atheneum]
Typed letter signed, 19 September 84
79Patty, Ann E.
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 10 October 84
80Peterson, Cheryl
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 10 September 84
81Preuss, Paul [SFWA]
Author's typed letter (copy) with two affixed letters to Al Tommervik, 10 July 84
82Rubidge, W. B. [Paramount Pictures]
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone Agency, 4 December 84
83Ryan, Charles C. [ Aboriginal SF]
Typed letter signed with appended P.R. material on Aboriginal SF, 29 November 85
84Schluck, Thomas
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone Agency, 10 September 85
85Scithers, George H. [ Amazing]
typed letter signed, 3 October 84
86Webb, Sharon
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 1 March 84
Whiting, Fred [American Space Foundation]
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 21 March 84
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 12 June 84
Author's typed letter (copy) to Harriet McDougal, n. d.
Author's typed letter (copy) to Jim Shuler, n. d.
Author's typed letter (copy) to Bill Jordan, n. d.
87Whiting, Fred [American Space Foundation] Typed letter signed, 15 June 84
88Wood, Eleanor [Literary Agent]
Typed letter signed, 12 November 85
89Yolan, Jane
Personalized form letter (copy) signed, 24 August 84
Typed letter signed, 18 February 85
Personalized form letter (copy) signed, 15 June 85



Subseries 2E: Correspondence-Business-Agency Controversy

BoxFolder
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone Agency, 8 October 85
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Adele Leone to Sharon Webb, 8 October 85
90 Webb, Sharon , Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone, 24 October 85
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency to Sharon Webb, 31 October 85
90Author's typed notes in response to above (2 pp)
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone, with later manuscript notations, 11 April 85
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Henry Holmes [SFWA Attorney], 4 November 85
90Typed, letter from Sharon Webb to Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency (not sent), 4 November 85
90Typed letter from Sharon Webb to Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency (not sent), 4 November 85
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Charles Sheffield [president, SFWA] to Greg Bear [Chairman, SFWA Grievance Committee], 19 January 86
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Greg Bear to Adele Leone, 28 January 86
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Henry Holmes, Jr. to Adele Leone, 6 February 86
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Richard Monaco to Charles Sheffield, 10 February 86
90Typed letter (copy) from Greg Bear to Adele Leone, 10 February 86
90Typed letter (copy) from Charles Sheffield to Richard Monaco, 14 February 86
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Marilee Heifetz [literary agent], 16 February 86
90Typed letter (copy) from Sharon Webb to Greg Bear, 18 February 86
90Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Charles Sheffield, 22 February 86
90Page of miscellaneous notes of telephone call from Sharon Webb to Greg Bear, [3 March 86]
90Typed letter (copy) from Sharon Webb to John Carr [treasurer, SFWA], 12 March 86
90Typed letter (copy) with appended typed cover note and ms. addenda of letter from Mike Resnick to Adele Leone dated 16 August 83, 30 August 85
90Typed letter (copy) of letter from Mike Resnick to Richard Monaco, 24 August 83