Title: Gordon R. Dickson manuscript
Call Number: Coll176
Creator: Dickson, Gordon R.
Dates: circa 1974
Size: 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection consists of one photocopy of the typescript "Lifeboat," written by Gordon R. Dickson and Harry Harrison. The manuscript bears corrections, and is 278 pages (72,000 words). The manuscript is undated but notes on the first page mention a due date of the summer of 1974.
Citation: Gordon R. Dickson manuscript, Science Fiction Literary Manuscripts, Collection 176, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Gordon Rupert Dickson (1923-2001) was a Canadian-American author of science fiction. In 2000 he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame, and he has won three Hugo awards as well as one Nebula award. Dickson's most famous works are the "Childe Cycle" and "Dragon Knight series."

Scope & Content


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

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Includes MSS-0007. Accession information unknown.

Processing Note

Manuscript was housed in two acid-free folders as part of the Rosenfeld Manuscripts collection. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #19 and MSS-0007.

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/coll176.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

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

Subject Headings


Dickson, Gordon R.

Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012


Dickson, Gordon R.

Science fiction

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