Ned Brooks science fiction and genre conventions collection


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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1991
Scope and Content Note: News footage about Deep South Con in 1991.
Biographical Note: Cuyler Warnell "Ned" Brooks (1938-2015) was an editor, collector, and fan of science fiction. He worked for NASA as a wind tunnel engineer while collecting books and fanzines, and created his own publications. He was an active part of many science fiction fan organizations and kept robust correspondence over his lifetime, creating zines featuring the writing and reviews of his contacts. He also created crowd sourced indexes and book reviews, championed private presses, self published sci fi writers, and artists of the genre in his own publications. An avid collector of historic typewriters, a large part of the output of his zines were created using a typewriter and mimeograph machine.
Extent: 1 VHS
Extent: Related materials in Ned Brooks science fiction and genre conventions collection, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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