|Title:||James H. and Virginia Schlobin Literature of the Fantastic Collection|
|Creator:||Schlobin, Roger C.|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Roger C. Schlobin Papers (ca. 1965-2005, 2008), including bibliographies, correspondence, clippings, contracts, computer diskettes, compact disk, drafts of published works of fiction and literary criticism, research materials, reviews and other manuscripts related to science fiction and fantasy, and to the literary career of Andre Norton.|
|Extent:||4.678 Cubic feet, 12 archival boxes.|
March 10, 2005, 2.41 cubic feet, 551 items; Roger C. Schlobin Papers (ca. 1965-2004), including bibliographies, correspondence, clippings, contracts, computer diskettes, compact disk, drafts of published works of fiction and literary criticism, research materials, and other manuscripts related to science fiction and fantasy, and to the literary career of Andre Norton. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin
March 14, 2005, (Addition 1), 0.001 cubic feet, 2 items; Color photograph (ca. December 1972), of James Henry Schlobin and his wife Virginia Clark Schlobin taken aboard a cruise ship; and a black and white copy. Photographic prints (1 color, 1 black & white). Donor: Roger C. Schlobin
May 4, 2005, (Addition 2), 0.001 cubic feet, 8 items; Collection (1982-1983, 1988, 1990, 2005), including Andre Alice Norton's last letter, her death notice and a poem by Steven R. Vogel; Wordstar word processing program brochures, templates and pamphlet. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin
March 21, 2006, (Addition 3), 0.25 cubic feet, 31 items; Collection (ca. 1966-2005, undated) of printed materials relating to science fiction, English literature and composition, computer technology and the donor's professional career, including bibliographies, articles and curriculum vitae. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin.
December 3, 2007, (Addition 4), 2.00 cubic feet, 759 items; Papers (1963-2002, undated) of professor of English literature at Purdue University North Central, pertaining to his classes in Arthurian literature, fantasy & fantastic literature, science fiction, English composition and writing, the study of literature, linguistics, World, European, American, and British literature including medieval and horror literature, etc., including course descriptions, syllabi, lecture notes, research materials, examination & quiz questions, grades and correspondence, bibliographies and articles, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. Some restrictions apply. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin
December 11, 2007, (Addition 5), 0.01 cubic feet, 1 item; Here There Be Dragons: The Global Fantastic: ICFA-25: Twenty-Fifth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, 24-28 March 2004, Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport, Dania, FL. Program. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin
May 19, 2009, (unprocessed addition 6), 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts: The First Twenty Years (1999), a video program tracing the history of the organization, 1979-1999. Memorex Lightscribe DVD+R Digital Video Disc S/N OPDR4-CSMWPO3-L5-V18-00504403 & case. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin.
January 22, 2010, (unprocessed addition 7), 1 item, 0.002 cubic feet; Review (2008) by Roger C. Schlobin, of Collapse: Philosophical Research and Development IV, a multi-genre journal that explores the "intimate bond between horror and philosophical thought;" edited by Robin Mackay and Damian Veal (associate editor). Typescript. 1 item. 6 p. (ca. 0.002 cubic feet) Recd. 12/7/2009. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin.
October 7, 2010, (unprocessed addition 8), 2 items, 0.006 cubic feet; Book reviews (typescript) with handwritten notes by Dr. Roger C. Schlobin for A Short History of Fantasy (2009) by Farah Mendlesohn and Edward James and Plan for Chaos: The Prequel to The Day of the Triffids (2009) by John Wyndham. Donor: Roger C. Schlobin.
July 17, 2011, (unprocessed addition 9), 1 item, .003 cubic feet; A book review written by Dr. Roger C. Schlobin. The subject of the review is The Essential Guide to Mummy Literature by Brian J. Frost (2008).
No access or use of materials in Box 11 without donor's written permission prior to 10/25/2069. Otherwise, there are no restrictions.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
James H. and Virginia Schlobin Literature of the Fantastic Collection (#1029), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by Martha G. Elmore, October 18, 2007
Encoded by Martha G. Elmore, October 18, 2007
Roger C. Schlobin is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at East Carolina University and a Professor Emeritus of Purdue University. He teaches science fiction writing and interpretive literature. Professor Schlobin has donated his personal papers related to science fiction and fantasy literature, and to the career of Andre Norton. The collection is named in honor of Professor Schlobin's parents James H. and Virginia Clark Schlobin.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Reading Room's card catalog. This system is no longer maintained, but it is left in place to help on-site researchers locate particular topics in the collection.
Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.
Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.