|Title:||Isaac Asimov manuscripts|
|Creator:||Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992|
|Size:||1 box (.25 linear feet)|
|Abstract:||Collection consists of two typescripts by Isaac Asimov: "Foundation" and "The Message". "Foundation" is bound with a red hardcover, is 294 pages long, and bears a signed dedication to Stu Hoffman. "The Message" consists of three uncorrected pages and bears Asimov's signature on the final page. Neither manuscripts are dated, but are likely from the early/mid-1950s.|
|Citation:||Isaac Asimov manuscripts, Science Fiction Literary Manuscripts, Collection 173, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
Isaac Asimov was a biochemistry professor and science fiction author originally from Russia. He was very prolific and wrote/edited over 500 books and numerous short stories.
Organized into two folders: 1. "The Message. 2. "Foundation"
Includes MSS-0001 and MSS-0002. Accession information unknown.
Manuscripts were housed in acid-free folders and box as part of the Rosenfeld Manuscripts collection. "The Message" pages are in a plastic sleeve for preservation. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #1.
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Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992 -- Archives
Science fiction, American -- 20th century
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. Foundation
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. Message