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The PKD Materials at the Bowling Green State University Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green, Ohio (Aug 1997)

{Thanks to Patrick Clark for compiling and sending us this list}

None of the Letters in the BGSU collection are in any of the Underwood-Miller SELECTED LETTERS volumes.

MANUSCRIPTS

  1. "The Hour of the T.E.N.C.H."  Draft of novel, 224 typewritten pages with many minor corrections in ink throughout. This novel was published by Doubleday in 1970 under the title A MAZE OF DEATH.

NOTES

  1. "Notes on the Tench novel."  16 typewritten pages numbered 1-12, 3-6 (possibly intended to be 13-16). Ideas, character descriptions and plot lines for the novel.
  2. Handwritten notes used as a basis for "Notes on the Tench Novel." Four sheets of typing paper, folded in half, with writing on the recto and verso. Pages are variously numbered: 1-2, 9, 12, 13, and some unnumbered.
  3. Handwritten notes for another novel, OUR FRIENDS FROM FROLIX 9. Five sheets of typing paper, folded in half, with writing on the recto and verso, and one sheet of unfolded lined notebook paper numbered 1-9. Ideas, characters and plot lines. This novel was published by Ace Books in 1970 under the title OUR FRIENDS FROM FOLIX 8.
  4. Handwritten notes dealing with Roger Zelazny's novel, Lord of Light. One sheet of typing paper, folded in half, with writing on recto and verso. See letter from Philip K. Dick to Roger Zelazny, November 13, 1968.   

LETTERS.

  1.   35 letters from Jan 17 through December 19, 1968, including four with no dates plus three royalty statements. 11 letters are from Philip K. Dick and consist of unsigned carbon copies. 26 letters to Philip K. Dick are originals. Correspondents include Dick's literary agent, Scott Meredith; his editor at Doubleday, Larry Ashmead; his editors at Ace Books, Terry Carr and Donald Wollheim; Edward Ferman, editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction; and fellow sicence fiction authors John Brunner, Roger Zelazny and Philip Jose Farmer. See calendar of letters.

Calendar of Letters in the Philip K. Dick Collection at BGSU (Aug 1997)

1968

       

NOTE; For further information on the BGSU materials and copywrights, write to the PKD Trust, c/o Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, Ste.1020, New York, NY 10016.

{Thanks to Patrick Clark and the PKD Trust. As are all these letters taken from the BGSU Collection excerpted herein, this material is copyright, The Philip K. Dick Trust. All rights reserved... For information contact Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc., 381 Park Avenue South, ste.1020, New York, NY 10016.}

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