University of Texas at Austin

American Short Fiction:

An Inventory of Its Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: American Short Fiction
Title: American Short Fiction Records
Dates: 1990-1998
Extent: 31 record storage cartons, 1 oversize box (32 linear feet), and 206 electronic files (1.7 GB)
Abstract: Records includes internal office files, correspondence, and production materials for the University of Texas based periodical American Short Fiction, 1990-1998.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-00082
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials. Part or all of this collection is housed off-site and may require up to three business days’ notice for access in the Ransom Center’s Reading and Viewing Room. Please contact the Center before requesting this material: To request access to electronic files, please email Reference.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Center's Open Access and Use Policies. Certain restrictions apply to the use of electronic files. Researchers must agree to the Materials Use Policy for Electronic Files before accessing them. Original computer disks and forensic disk images are restricted. Copying electronic files, including screenshots and printouts, is not permitted.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation American Short Fiction Records (Manuscript Collection MS-00082). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Gifts, 1994-1999
Processed by: Kevin O'Sullivan, 2010 Born digital materials processed, arranged, and described by Chance Adams and Brenna Edwards, 2015-2022.

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Complete archive for the University of Texas based periodical American Short Fiction, 1990-1998. Includes internal office files, correspondence files, and production materials. Only manuscripts which were published have been retained. Authors published include Rick Bass, Nathan Englander, Louise Erdrich, Dagoberto Gilb, William Humphrey, Tama Janowitz, Ursula K. LeGuin, Joyce Carol Oates, Reynolds Price, Judith Rossner, and many others.

Separated Material

Electronic records were transferred to the Ransom Center’s Electronic Records collection.

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