Skip to main content

Orson Scott Card papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1756
Literary papers, including manuscripts of published and unpublished works (novels, short stories, plays, poetry, nonfiction). Also included are works of other authors that Card has commented on, correspondence, and personal papers. Also included are scripts and other materials pertaining to the production of the 1989 motion picture The abyss (directed by James Cameron), which Card used to write the novel of the same name.

Dates

  • 1966-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Personal correspondence and personal papers restricted; access by permission of donor only.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

102 cartons (102 linear ft.)

Biographical History

American science fiction and fantasy author.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Orson Scott Card; 1978-.

Appraisal

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Creator

Title
Register of Orson Scott Card papers
Status
completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 April 25
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States