|Title:||Stephen Tall papers|
|Size:||1 box (.5 linear feet)|
|Abstract:||Papers of science fiction author Stephen Tall. Materials relate to the publishing industry and consist of typescript and galley proofs, including "Ramsgate Paradox" and "The People Beyond the Wall."|
|Citation:||Stephen Tall papers, Collection 36, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
Stephen Tall was the pen name of Compton Crook, a biology professor at Towson University. From donor letter: "He wrote many science-fiction short stories...The Baltimore Science-Fiction Society had a close relationship with [Compton Crook] and after his death, began giving the Compton Crook/Stephen Tall award each year for the best first novel."
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.
Item listing available.
Copyright maintained by creator's wife, Beverly Crook.
Science fiction, American -- 20th century
Tall, Stephen -- Archives
Crook, Compton -- Archives
|Folder Title/Description||Date||Box #||Folder #||Additional Info.|
|The People Beyond the Wall||Description|
|The Ramsgate Paradox||1||1||Description|
Galley proofs for chapters 1-22
|The Ramsgate Paradox||1||2-4||Description|
Original typescript with corrections. 258 pages.
|The People Beyond the Wall||1||5-8||Description|
Original typescript, advertisement. 328 pages.