Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the David Bunch Collection:

ca. 1973

Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Creator Bunch, David R.
Title Inventory of the David Bunch Collection:
Dates ca. 1973
Identification Sci Fi MSS 00180
Extent .5 linear ft.
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library College Station, TX 77843-5000

Biographical Note

David Roosevelt Bunch was born in 1925 in Lowry City, MO. He received a BS degree from Central Missouri State University, and an MA in English from Washington University, St. Louis. Bunch is the author of over 200 stories and poems prior to 1957, when he published his first science fiction story, "Routine Emergency." He is categorized as an American proponent of the "New Wave" subgenre. Bunch published over 75 science fiction stories from 1957-1997, of which some 40 were collected into anthologies. Bunch was included in Harlan Ellison’s Dangerous Visions. Bunch was nominated for a Philip K. Dick award in 1993, for a Promethean Lamp poetry award in 1966, and won first prize for long poems in the Scimitar and Song Awards for 1969. He died May 29, 2000 in St. Louis, MO.

Scope and Content Note

One manuscript of Moment of Truth in Suburb Junction, (short story), published in Fantastic, September 1973.


Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into one box.



No restrictions.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Online Catalog Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of Cushing Memorial Library. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Bunch, David R.
Science fiction

Administrative Information


Received from unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Hal Hall in 2005

Detailed Description of the Collection



1-10 Bunch, David. Manuscript of Moment of Truth in Suburb Junction. Typed, 10 leaves. Included is a note from Ted White and a one leaf blurb.