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Sharon Webb papers

Sharon Webb papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sharon Webb papers
Creator: Webb, Sharon
Inclusive Dates: 1984-1985
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2452
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sharon Lynn Webb (1936-) was a nurse and an author from Blairsville, Georgia. Webb is the author of RN (1981), Earthchild (1982), Earth Song (1983), Ram Song (1984), Adventures of Terra Tarkington (1985), Pestis 18, 1987, The Halflife (1989), and over 40 short stories. She is a member of the Author's Guild/League and Science Fiction Writers of America where she served as south/central director and as a member of the board directors.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of her works, and printed material relating to science fiction. The correspondence includes letters from readers, members of various science fiction associations, other science fiction writers such as Brad Strickland and Tom Deitz, Webb's family, publishers, and Webb's agent Adele Leone.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sharon Webb papers, ms2452, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 January 28.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Deitz, Tom -- Correspondence
Science fiction, American -- 20th century.
Strickland, Brad -- Correspondence
Webb, Sharon -- Family--Correspondence
Women authors, American -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

For related materials in this repository see the following collections: Sharon Webb papers, ms2113, ms2380, and ms2575.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Printed Material

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11 Science Fiction Magazines and Fanzines
11Anvil no. 35 ["produced by the B'ham SF Club"], 1985
11Cusfussing no. 42 ["Barnard-Columbia Science Fiction Society"]
11Starlog no. 93, 1985
12 Science Fiction Convention Program Books
12DeepSouthCon 23-Program Book [Huntsville, Alabama], 1985
12Lone Star Con [1985 North American SF Convention]-Program Book [Austin, Tx.], 1985
12OrCon Two-Program Book [Orlando, Fla.], 1985
12Windycon XII-Program Book [Chicago, Ill.], 1985
13 Science Fiction Convention Flyers (5 items)
14 Reviews (83 items)
 

2. Manuscript Material



Longer Works

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15 The Adventures of Terra Tarkington
15Typed double-spaced draft-copyedited (original); with appended ms. note from Lou Aronica of Bantam Books. note: a xerox of this item appears in MS 2380



Shorter Works

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16"Uncle Charley" ["A Round Robin Story"]
16Typed double-spaced draft (xerox); signed by Carol Emshwiller, Charles L. Grant, Timothy Zahn, Andy Offutt, and Gerald W. Page
16Typed double-spaced draft (xerox); as above but not signed
16Typed double-spaced draft (fragment)



Correspondence-Personal and Convention

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21Banks, Michael and Rosa [author]
Ms. letter signed with typed addenda, n.d. [ca. 1 January 84]
Typed letter signed with ms. notes, 11 January 84
Typed letter signed, 17 March 84
Typed card signed, 2 April 84
Typed letter signed, 25 April 84
Typed letter signed, 8 May 84
Typed letter signed, 18 June 84
Typed letter signed, 7 July 84
Typed letter signed, 30 July 84
Typed letter signed, 20 August 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter from Andrew Christie to Michael Banks, 14 August 84
Typed letter signed, 30 September 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter from Ralph Mylius, 12 November 84
Typed letter signed, 26 November 84
Typed letter signed, 8 December 84
Typed letter signed, 26 December 84
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 5 February 85
Typed letter signed, 1 March 85
Manuscript letter signed, 18 March 85
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 20 March 85
Typed letter signed, 20 April 85
Typed letter signed, 13 May 85
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 2 June 85
Typed letter signed, 25 October 85
Manuscript letter signed with typed addenda, n.d.
Typed letter signed with appended SFWA minutes, n.d.
22Berkowitz, Harris [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, 10 February 85
23Bolgeo, Tim ("Uncle Timmy") [Big Name Fan]
Computer printed certificate signed by Tim Bolgeo appointing Sharon Webb an honorary trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Chattaneoga Science Fiction Convention, 14 January 84
Computer printed certificate signed by Tim Bolgeo appointing Bryan Webb an honorary trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Chattanooga Science Fiction Convention, 14 January 84
24Card, Orson Scott [author]
Typed letter signed, 22 May 85
25Carnicom, Mina L. [fan mail]
Typed letter signed, 18 January 85
Manuscript card signed, 18 March 85
26Cherry, David [artist]
Manuscript card signed, 1 February 85
27Coger, Dal & Greta [Big Name Fans]
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 26 February 83
Typed letter signed, 6 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 9 January 84
Typed letter signed, 4 April 84
Typed letter signed with ms. addenda, 5 May 84
Typed letter signed, 13 February 85
28Conlon, John P. ("Old Smokey")
Typed letter signed, 24 February 85
29Court, Richard F.
Typed letter signed, 4 April 84
210Deitz, Thomas F. [author]
Typed letter signed, 3 December 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Charlotte Proctor, 1 December 84
Typed letter signed, 29 January 85
Author's typed response signed (copy), 30 January 85
Typed letter signed, 30 January 85
Author's typed response signed (copy), 30 January 85
211Deneroff, Linda
Typed letter signed, 10 October 85
212DeRocha, Mary C.
Personalized form letter (copy), 18 April 84
Author's typed response (copy), 20 April 84
Typed letter signed, 14 May 84
Author's typed response (copy), 27 June 84
Author's typed response (original) not signed of d., 27 June 84
Typed card signed, ca. 17 July 84
Typed letter signed, 25 September 84
Typed letter signed with attached biography, n.d.
213Dorris, Maurine [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed, 28 August 84
Typed letter signed, 3 November 84
Typed letter signed, 5 November 84
Greeting card with ms. note, n. d.
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
Manuscript letter (and fudge recipe) signed-with printed dragon border, n.d.
Greeting card signed-with dragonfly cover, n. d.
214Ford, John M. (Mike) [author]
Manuscript letter signed, n.d.
215Frost, Gregory [author]
Typed letter signed, 11 October 85
216Garrels, Mike
Typed letter signed with appended schedule for Westercon 38, n. d.
217Gibb, Patrick J.
Typed letter signed, 25 March 84
Typed letter signed, 3 February 85
Typed letter signed [fragment], n.d.
218Hagan, Mary
Manuscript letter signed, 20 June 84
Manuscript letter signed enclosed in greeting card, 5 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 29 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 7 February 85
Manuscript letter signed, 11 April 85
Manuscript card signed, 5 May 85
Manuscript letter signed, 20 July 85
Manuscript card signed, date illegible
219Harmon, Barbara
Manuscript letter signed, 21 May 85
220Heckel, Tom
Typed letter signed, 14 March 85
221Hicks, Debra
Typed letter signed, n. d.
222Hughes, Diane
Manuscript greeting card signed, 23 November 85
223Jordan, Karen M.
Typed letter signed, 3 July 84
Manuscript letter signed, 8 October 84
Manuscript letter signed, 27 November 84
224Jordan, Robert (James O. Rigney, Jr.) [author]
Typed letter signed, 7 March 84
Typed letter signed, 8 November 84
225Lilja, Kristine [fan mail]
Manuscript greeting card signed, 7 September 85
226Lindahn, Val Lakey [artist]
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
227Longyear, Barry [author]
Typed letter signed, 15 February 84
228Lowe, Jim [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, September 84
229Marx, Lucy
Manuscript letter signed, 26 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 4 February 84
230Massa, Jack [author]
Typed letter signed, 25 June 85
Typed letter signed, 5 August 85
231Matthews, Scotty [Big Name Fan]
Personalized form letter signed, 10 February 84
Printed certificate of recognition presented to Sharon Webb by IstaCon, 1984
Printed certificate of recognition presented to Bryan Webb by IstaCon, 1984
232McHone, J. R.
Typed letter signed, 14 February 85
233Meadows, Lynn [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, n. d.
234Monte, Dan [fan mail]
Manuscript letter signed, 14 April 85
Author's typed response (copy), 19 April 85
Manuscript letter signed, n.d.
235Moore, William R.
Typed letter signed, 18 June 84
Typed letter signed, 26 March 85
236Morris, Ann
Typed letter signed, n. d.
Information on NecronomiCon
237Newell, John R. (Klon) [Big Name Fan)
Typed letter signed, 30 January 84
Typed letter signed, 20 March 84
Typed letter signed, 3 September 84
Typed letter signed, 22 November 84
238Nicoll, Gregory
Typed letter signed, 25 July 85
239Offutt, Andrew & Jodie
Computer generated Christmas card, December 84
Typed letter signed, 20 March 85
Author's typed response (copy), 27 March 85
Typed letter signed, 7 May 85
240Ogletree, Owen C. [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed with attached flyer for DixieTrek, 4 November 84
241Paine, Thomas I.
Typed letter signed, 27 August 84
242Peck, Claudia [author]
Typed letter signed, 14 August 84
243Roth, Linda
Manuscript greeting card signed, n. d.
244Saberhagen, Joan [author]
Typed letter signed, 18 May 84
245Shepherd, Jim [Big Name Fan]
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 29 December 84
246Strickland, Brad [author]
Typed letter signed, 26 December 84
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 4 March 84
Personalized form letter signed, 5 January 85
Typed letter signed with appended conference proposal, 14 March 85
Manuscript letter signed, 28 January 85
Author's typed response (copy), 30 January 85
Typed letter signed, 13 April 85
Personalized form letter signed with appended convention material, 21/27 August 85
Typed form letter, 13 October 85
247Sturgeon, Jayne [author]
Author's typed letter (copy), 19 March 84
Manuscript letter signed, 11 August 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 5 May 85
248Sucharitkul, Somtow [author, composer]
Typed letter signed, 3 December 85
249Taviss, Michael
Typed letter signed with attached convention schedule, 18 January 85
Typed letter signed, 14 April 85
250Talbot, Mrs. [mother]
Photostat of newspaper articles with manuscript notes, n.d.
251Waldron, Lamar [author]
Manuscript letter signed, 21 November 84
252Webb, Jerri [daughter]
Manuscript letter signed with attached, more recent, note, 26 August 76
Manuscript letter signed, 1 February 85
253Webb, Sharon [author]
Manuscript letter to Jim Frenkel of Bluejay Books (copy), 5 May 85
254Webb, Tracy [daughter]
Manuscript letter signed, 2 March 85
Manuscript postcard signed, 25 July 85
Typed letter signed, 12 November 85
Manuscript card signed, 10 January 86
Manuscript card signed, n. d.
255Willingham, Robert M. [University of Georgia]
Typed letter signed, 20 November 1984
256Yolan, Jane [author]
Typed letter signed, 2 October 84
Typed letter signed, 23 October 84
Typed letter signed, 26 December 85
257Unidentified
Manuscript letter signed from Diane (Tallahassee, Fl), 15 February 84
Manuscript postcard signed-signature illegible (possibly Wendy Webb), 10 May XX



Correspondence-Business

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258Aronica, Lou [Bantam Books]
Typed letter signed, 17 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), n. d.
Typed letter signed, 14 February 84
Author's typed response (copy) with attached recipe for Tuberoid Muck Suckers, 17 February 84
Typed letter signed, 19 March 84
Typed letter signed from Dave Stern, acting for Lou Aronica, 29 August 84
Typed letter signed, 1 October 84
Typed letter signed with manuscript note, 27 November 84
Typed letter signed with attached P.R. material for Bantam Spectra, 11 December 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 22 January 85
Typed letter signed, 30 January 85
Typed form letter, 13 February 85
Typed letter signed, 20 May 85
Typed letter signed, 19 June 85
259Bakalar, Nicholas [William Morrow, Company]
Typed letter signed to Adele Leone, 14 November 84
260Barnard, Laurel [Bantam Books]
Typed letter signed, 16 January 84
Author's typed response (copy), 2 February 84
Typed letter signed, 7 February 84
Typed letter signed, 21 March 84
Typed letter signed, 14 May 84
261Bazyn, Barbara [Davis Publications]
Typed letter signed, 9 July 84
263Bergman, Martin
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 15 April 85
264Bischoff, Dave [Stardate]
Typed letter signed, 26 June 85
265Consorti, Bob
Typed letter signed with attached Xerox of check to Adele Leone Agency, 8 March 84
266Costikyan, Greg [FTL Magazine]
Typed form letter (xerox) with attached prospectus for FTL Magazine, 11 November 83
Typed letter signed, 7 March 84
267Grant, Charles L. [Shadows]
Typed letter signed with attached contract for "A Demon in Rosewood", 29 October 84
268Greenberg, Martin H.
Typed letter signed (copy), 11 March 85
Typed form letter signed, 19 March 85
Typed letter signed, 7 July 85
Typed personalized form letter signed, 14 December 85
Typed personalized form letter, n. d.
269Holmberg, John-Henri [Laissez Faire Productions AB]
Typed letter signed, 28 May 84
270Kada, Mrs. [Galaktika 58]
Typed personalized form letter signed, 17 August 85
271Karl, Jean [Atheneum]
Typed letter signed, 6 January 84
Author's typed response with appended partial outline for Ram Song, 1 February 84
Typed letter signed, 7 February 84
Typed letter, 9 February 84
Typed letter signed, 14 February 84
Typed letter signed (copy ) of letter to Adele Leone, 14 February 84
Typed letter signed, 14 March 84
Typed letter signed, 8 May 84
Typed letter signed, 22 May 84
Typed letter signed, 5 July 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Leone Agency, 24 September 84
Typed form letter (copy), 7 November 84
Personalized form letter (signed), n. d.
Royalty statements
272Lambe, Dean [SFWA Grievance Committee]
Typed card signed, 23 July 84
Typed form letter signed, 27 July 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to A. Tommernik, 27 August 84
273Lazar, Wendi [Lazar/Lyne Films]
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Adele Leone with attached P.R. material, 5 July 84
274Leone, Adele [author's agent]
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Richard Blondett, 6 January 84
Typed letter signed (copy) with appended royalty statements, 1 February 84
Typed letter signed, 13 February 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of c., with copy of check affixed, 13 February 84
Author's typed letter (copy), 16 March 84
Typed letter signed, 29 March 84
Typed letter signed, 13 April 84
Typed letter signed, 5 July 84
Typed letter signed, 17 July 84
Typed letter signed, 2 August 84
Typed letter signed, 16 August 84
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Jean Karl (with ms. notes), 7 September 84
Typed letter signed, 17 October 84
Typed letter signed, 3 January 85
Typed letter signed, 16 January 85
Typed letter signed, 18 January 85
Authors typed response (copy), 22 January 85
Typed letter signed, 7 February 85
Typed letter signed, 4 March 85
Typed letter signed, 5 March 85
Typed letter signed, 18 March 85
Typed letter signed, 3 April 85
Typed letter signed, 15 April 85
Author's typed letter, 19 April 85
Typed letter signed, 26 April 85
Typed letter signed (copy) of letter to Harriet McDougal, 31 July 85
Typed letter signed, 7 May 85
Typed letter signed, 13 May 85
Typed letter signed, 26 November 85
Typed letter signed, 20 November 85
Typed letter signed, 4 December 85
Author's typed letter, n. d.
Typed letter signed, n. d.
Typed letter signed, n. d.
275McCarthy, Shawna [Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine]
Author's typed letter (copy), 9 July 84
Personalized form letter, 27 February 85
276Markiet, Antonia [Harper & Row]
Typed letter signed, 2 July 85
Typed letter signed (by Katherine Tegen for A.M.), 1 October 85
277Naggar, Jean V.
Typed letter signed, 12 September 85
278Paris, Gail [Atheneum]
Typed letter signed, 19 September 84
279Patty, Ann E.
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 10 October 84
280Peterson, Cheryl
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone, 10 September 84
281Preuss, Paul [SFWA]
Author's typed letter (copy) with two affixed letters to Al Tommervik, 10 July 84
282Rubidge, W. B. [Paramount Pictures]
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone Agency, 4 December 84
283Ryan, Charles C. [Aboriginal SF]
Typed letter signed with appended P.R. material on Aboriginal SF, 29 November 85
284Schluck, Thomas
Typed letter signed (copy) to Adele Leone Agency, 10 September 85
285Scithers, George H. [Amazing]
typed letter signed, 3 October 84
286Webb, Sharon
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 1 March 84
Whiting, Fred [American Space Foundation]
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 21 March 84
Author's typed letter (copy) to David Hunter, 12 June 84
Author's typed letter (copy) to Harriet McDougal, n. d.
Author's typed letter (copy) to Jim Shuler, n. d.
Author's typed letter (copy) to Bill Jordan, n. d.
287Whiting, Fred [American Space Foundation] Typed letter signed, 15 June 84
288Wood, Eleanor [Literary Agent]
Typed letter signed, 12 November 85
289Yolan, Jane
Personalized form letter (copy) signed, 24 August 84
Typed letter signed, 18 February 85
Personalized form letter (copy) signed, 15 June 85



Correspondence-Business-Agency Controversy

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290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone Agency, 8 October 85
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Adele Leone to Sharon Webb, 8 October 85
290 Webb, Sharon , Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone, 24 October 85
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency to Sharon Webb, 31 October 85
290Author's typed notes in response to above
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Adele Leone, with later manuscript notations, 11 April 85
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Henry Holmes [SFWA Attorney], 4 November 85
290Typed, letter from Sharon Webb to Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency (not sent), 4 November 85
290Typed letter from Sharon Webb to Richard Monaco of Adele Leone Agency (not sent), 4 November 85
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Charles Sheffield [president, SFWA] to Greg Bear [Chairman, SFWA Grievance Committee], 19 January 86
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Greg Bear to Adele Leone, 28 January 86
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Henry Holmes, Jr. to Adele Leone, 6 February 86
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Richard Monaco to Charles Sheffield, 10 February 86
290Typed letter (copy) from Greg Bear to Adele Leone, 10 February 86
290Typed letter (copy) from Charles Sheffield to Richard Monaco, 14 February 86
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Marilee Heifetz [literary agent], 16 February 86
290Typed letter (copy) from Sharon Webb to Greg Bear, 18 February 86
290Typed letter signed (copy) from Sharon Webb to Charles Sheffield, 22 February 86
290Page of miscellaneous notes of telephone call from Sharon Webb to Greg Bear, [3 March 86]
290Typed letter (copy) from Sharon Webb to John Carr [treasurer, SFWA], 12 March 86
290Typed letter (copy) with appended typed cover note and ms. addenda of letter from Mike Resnick to Adele Leone dated 16 August 83, 1985
290Typed letter (copy) of letter from Mike Resnick to Richard Monaco, 24 August 83