Samuel R. Delany papers
Scope and Contents
- circa 1940-2019, undated
Conditions Governing Access
Box 247: Restricted until 2073. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Box 248: Restricted until 2060. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Boxes 244, 246, 294-299 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 245, 300-301 (digital media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Samuel R. Delany, 2017, 2019.
October 2020 acquisition: Gift of Leo S. Levy, 2020.
263.25 Linear Feet ((303 boxes) + 1 broadside + 1 record album storage + 1 cold storage + 1 art)
Language of Materials
Samuel R. Delany
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below and titled according to month and year of acquisition.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection or revisions in arrangement and description. October 2020 Acquisition was added in 2021.
- African American authors -- 20th Century -- Archives
- American literature -- 20th century
- Audiovisual materials
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Authors, American -- 20th century
- Born digital
- Bravard, Robert S.
- Decarnin, Camilla
- Delany, Samuel R., 1942-
- Disch, Thomas M., 1940-2008
- Gay authors
- Hacker, Marilyn, 1942-
- Hacker-Delany, Iva
- LGBTQ resource
- Russ, Joanna, 1937-2011
- Science fiction, American
- Guide to the Samuel R. Delany Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- June 2018
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- 2021-04-26: Updated by Rosemary K. J. Davis to add recent acquisitions.
- 2021-12-13: Updated by Karen Spicher to add October 2020 Acquisition.
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