Title: Roger Zelazny papers
Call Number: Coll174
Creator: Zelazny, Roger
Dates: 1970-1976
Size: 11 boxes (7 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: The collection contains materials that cover Roger Zelazny's working period from approximately 1970-1976. Included are manuscripts of his books, stories and articles; correspondence with his literary agent, Henry Morrison; correspondence with publishers and science fiction writers; and correspondence with fans. Manuscripts of assorted other writings as well as some of his publications also are part of the collection.
Citation: Roger Zelazny Papers, Science Fiction LIterary Manuscripts, Collection 174, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Roger Joseph Zelazny (1937-1995) was a poet as well as a science fiction and fantasy author from Ohio. He won numerous awards for his writing, and is best known for "The Chronicles of Amber."

Scope & Content


Organized into three series: Series I. Manuscripts. Series II. Correspondence. Series III. Miscellaneous Zelazny writings.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Includes MSS-0873 to MSS-0896. Accession information unknown.

Processing Note

Manuscripts were housed in acid-free folders and box as part of the Rosenfeld Manuscripts collection. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #22.

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/coll174.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


Zelazny, Roger

Morrison, Henry


Zelazny, Roger -- Correspondence

Zelazny, Roger -- Archives

Science fiction, American -- 20th century

Morrison, Henry -- Correspondence

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