Samuel R. Delany Collection - Fully Processed, 1968-1979
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Brief Description:

This collection consists of materials relating to two of Samuel R. Delany's more famous novels. Materials include two typescripts of his 1973 novel Equinox (originally published as The Tides of Lust), and the corrected galley proofs of Triton (1976).

Also included is the typescript of Delany's 1979 memoir Heavenly Breakfast.

The manuscripts all contain holograph corrections and revisions by Delany.  There is also a note contextualizing the manuscript on the first page of each item.  (C000033)

Held at:
Cushing Library
5000 Texas A&M
College Station, TX 77840
Phone: (979) 845-1951
Fax: (979) 845-1441
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Record Series Number: 00/C000033
Created by: Delany, Samuel
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Biographical Note for Delany, Samuel: Samuel R. Delany (1942- ) is an award-winning science fiction writer and literary critic.  Delany has received multiple Hugo and Nebula awards as well as the Pilgrim Award which recognizes outstanding scholarship in science fiction studies and the William Whitehead Memorial Award which recognizes a lifetime’s contribution to Lesbian and Gay Literature.  Delany’s best known novels include Babel-17 (1966), Empire Star (1966), Nova (1968), The Einstein Intersection (1967), Dhalgren (1975), and the Return to Nevèrÿon series (1979-1987).  He is also the author of books of criticism, interviews, essays and several autobiographical accounts, including the critically-acclaimed The Motion of Light in Water (1988).  Since January of 2001, Delany has been a professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
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.
Physical Access Notes: No restrictions.
Technical Access Notes: No restrictions.
Acquisition Notes: Received by purchase from Burton Weiss, Bookseller