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Presentation
The Nelson Slade Bond Collection at Marshall University
Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference - Spring 2009 Conference (2009)
  • Nat DeBruin, Marshall University
  • Lisle Brown, Marshall University
  • Andrew Earles, Marshall University
Abstract

Nelson Slade Bond had a varied writing career that spanned 70 years. Primarily known for science fiction short stories, Bond also wrote plays, radio and television scripts, newspaper and magazine articles, poetry, public relations material, and books. The collection reflects the author's professional and personal lives consisting of writings, correspondence, business papers and financial records from 1925 to 2005. The collection has approximately 370 magazines containing stories published by Nelson Bond. Although Bond wrote detective and sport stories, he is primarily known as a science fiction and fantasy author from the Golden Age of science fiction contemporary to authors such as Robert Bloch, A.E. Van Vogt, Isaac Asimov, and Ray Bradbury to name a few. Magazines from 1938 to 1999 such as "Planet Stories", "Fantastic Adventures", "Weird Tales", and "Amazing Stories" are included in the collection.

Keywords
  • Archival Collection,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Nelson Bond,
  • Television scriptwriter,
  • radio scriptwriter
Publication Date
April 18, 2009
Citation Information
Nat DeBruin, Lisle Brown and Andrew Earles. "The Nelson Slade Bond Collection at Marshall University" Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference - Spring 2009 Conference (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lisle_brown/18/