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Visionary: The Odyssey of Sir Arthur C. Clarke Collection [McAleer] is the updated 2012 version of Neil McAleer's Arthur C Clarke: The Authorized Biography which was published in 1992. According to Michael Neufeld's 2013 Quest review of the book, "McAleer's book provides the only comprehensive biography of the writer that exists."

Identifier

NASM.2017.0003

Creator

McAleer, Neil., 1942-

Date

bulk 1980-2000

Provenance

Neil McAleer, Gift, 2016

Extent

12 Cubic feet ((12 boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Audiotapes

Video recordings

Correspondence

Electronic records

Photographs

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 cubic feet of material gathered or created by author Neil McAleer for his authorized biography of Sir Arthur Clarke, Visionary: The Odyssey of Sir Arthur C. Clarke. The collection includes correspondence, emails, articles, photographs, videotapes, and audio tape cassettes/transcripts of Clarke's friends and colleagues in science fiction and space advocacy that McAleer interviewed for the biography. This collection also consists of digital files of much of the collection.

Genre/Form

Audiotapes

Video recordings

Correspondence

Electronic records

Photographs

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008

Topics Astronautics
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

Citation

Visionary: The Odyssey of Sir Arthur C. Clarke Collection [McAleer], Accession 2017-0003, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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