Title: A. Bertram Chandler manuscript
Call Number: Coll169
Creator: Chandler, A. Bertram (Arthur Bertram), 1912-1984
Dates: circa 1974
Size: 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection consists of one photocopy of the typescript for "The Big Black Mark" by A. Bertram Chandler. Daw Books Inc.'s address and the number "#UY117" are stamped on the title page. The manuscript is 198 pages, and divided between two folders. There is no date on the manuscript, but the novel was published in 1976.
Citation: A. Bertram Chandler manuscript, Science Fiction Literary Manuscripts, Collection 169 Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

A. Bertram Chandler was a British-Australian author of science fiction. His pseudonyms included George Whitely, George Whitley, Andrew Dunstan, and S. H. M. Chandler wrote 200 pieces of short fiction and over 40 novels. He also won the Ditmar Awards for one of his short stories and three of his novels, including "The Big Black Mark" (which was published in 1976).

Scope & Content


Manuscript is divided into two folders and organized by page number.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Accession information unknown.

Processing Note

Manuscript was housed in two acid-free folders as part of the Rosenfeld Manuscripts collection. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #15 and MSS-0004.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll169.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Chandler, A. Bertram (Arthur Bertram), 1912-1984


Science fiction

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