The work-in-progress article explores the donation, arrangement, and description of the papers of the internationally renowned science fiction novelist and short story writer, Connie Willis, to the University of Northern Colorado. The project is ongoing at UNC, but the article provides a case study exploring the both the value of science fiction collections and the challenges presented in processing them.

Author Biography

Jay Trask is the Head of Archival Services at the University of Northern Colorado. He has worked as an archivist at numerous institutions including the National Wildlife Research Center, the Colorado State Archives and he was the first archivist to work with the CF&I Archives and served as Head Archivist for 5 years. He is a life-long science fiction fan.



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