Steve Fisher papers, 1968-1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Fisher, Steve, 1913-
Steve Fisher papers
1968-1970 (inclusive)
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 590
Steve Fisher (1913 - ) was an author of stories, novels, television and film scripts, and plays. The collection (1968-1970) contains literary manuscripts and correspondence.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Steve Fisher (1913 - ) was born in Michigan and became a writer, moving later to California. He sold his first story at the age of twelve. From the ages eighteen through twenty he wrote for Navy publications. Next he wrote for magazines and pulps, and then for the motion picture industry.

He wrote stories, novels, television and film scripts, and plays. Pseudonyms he used were Stephen Gould and Grant Lane.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection (1968-1970) contains literary manuscripts and correspondence.

The collection is organized by accession.

Material donated in February 1970 includes manuscripts and correspondence. Manuscript material is for the work, The Big Dream, and includes revisions, outlines, fragments, and a dust jacket. Also available is a diary kept by the author as he worked on the novel, dated from July 29, 1968 to May 5, 1969.

Correspondence includes two outgoing letters, 1968-1969.

Material donated in May 1970 also consists of manuscript material for The Big Dream. Material includes a printer's copy, foundry proofs, and final galley proofs. One of the galley proofs has corrections and printer's notations.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Steve Fisher papers, Ax 590, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Pulp literature, American--Authorship
  • Personal Names :
  • Fisher, Steve, 1913-
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Television scripts