Fritz Leiber Collection - Fully Processed, 1973-1979
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Brief Description:

This collection contains the original manuscript, with author's revisions, of Leiber's 1979 story "The Button Molder", and includes as well as a copy of the first hardbound appearance of the story: Whispers (October 1979), which is signed by Leiber, the work's artist, and the work's editor. "The Button Molder" won the British Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction in 1980.

Also included is the manuscript, with edits, of Leiber's 1973 review of the anthology Hauntings, intended for the "Fantasy Books" section of the magazine Fantastic Stories of Imagination.

Held at:
Cushing Library
5000 Texas A&M
College Station, TX 77840
Phone: (979) 845-1951
Fax: (979) 845-1441
Email: Aeon [at]
Record Series Number: 00/C000203
Created by: Leiber, Fritz (1910)
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: As received.
Biographical Note for Leiber, Fritz (1910): Fritz Lieber was born in Chicago, Illinois December 24, 1910.  He attained a  Ph. B. from the University of Chicago in 1932.  He served as an Episcopal minister, a Shakspearian actor, an editor, and a writing instructor.  In 1943, his work began appearing in Weird Tales and Unknown Worlds.  Leiber is well-known and well regarded in the field.  His novels, Conjure Wife, Gather, Darkness, A Specter is Haunting Texas, the Silver Eggheads, and his stories and novels of Lankhmar are all popular favorites with science fiction fans.  Leiber received eight Hugo awards, three Nebula awards, the Gandalf Award, and three World Fantasy Awards, plus a number of awards for horror.  He is a central figure in the Golden Age of Science Fiction.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions.
Subject Index
Genres/Forms of Material
Science Fiction
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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