Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the Fritz Leiber Collection:


Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Creator Leiber, Fritz, 1910-
Title Inventory of the Fritz Leiber Collection:
Dates n.a.
Identification Sci Fi MSS 00202
Extent .5 linear ft.
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library College Station, TX 77843-5000

Biographical Note

Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois December 24, 1910. He attained a Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1932. He served as an Episcopal minister, a Shakespearian actor, an editor, and a writing instructor. In 1943, his work began appearing in Weird Tales and Unknown Worlds. Leiber is well-known and well regarded in the field. His novels, Conjure Wife, Gather, Darkness, A Specter is Haunting Texas, the Silver Eggheads, and his stories and novels of Lankhmar are all popular favorites with science fiction fans. Leiber received eight Hugo awards, three Nebula awards, the Gandalf Award, and three World Fantasy Awards, plus a number of awards for horror. He is a central figure in the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

Scope and Content Note

Original manuscript of The Button Molder. Typed, 39 leaves with revisions by author. and review of Fantasy Books.


Organization of the Papers

This collection is organized into one box and arranged as received.
Box 1



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.
Leiber, Fritz, 1910-

Administrative Information


Received from n.a. - purchased.

Processing Information

Processed by Hal Hall in 2005

Detailed Description of the Collection


Box 1

1-10 Leiber, Fritz. Manuscript of Review of Fantasy Books. Typed, 8 leaves.
1-20 Leiber, Fritz. Original manuscript of The Button Molder. Typed, 39 leaves with revisions by author. Winner of British fantasy award. Copy of first appearance in Whispers, October 1979, signed by author, artist, and editor.