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Neal Barrett, Jr. Additions

Identifier: UPWC-08140


Additions documenting the writing career of Neal Barrett, Jr.


  • circa 1958-2008


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Collection is open for research.

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Biographical Notes

Neal Barrett, Jr. is a fourth generation Texan born in San Antonio in 1929. He was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and acquired a degree from the University of Oklahoma's Professional Writers' School. Barrett began as a corporate writer in public relations but turned freelance when his works began to sell. A prolific writer of science fiction, Barrett has also written westerns, boys' adventure stories and historical novels. His short stories have appeared in major magazines such as Omni, Galaxy and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. Barrett has also written under other names including: Victor Appleton, Chad Calhoun, Clay Dawson, Franklin W. Dixon, Rebecca Drury, Wesley Ellis, and J.D. Hardin.


11 boxes

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  • The descriptive data created for this finding aid is licensed under the CC0 Creative Commons license and is free for use without restriction.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use:

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barrett, 2008.

Related Materials

Neal Barrett, Jr. Papers (Collection 004).

Guide to the Neal Barrett, Jr. Additions
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Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2021: Revised for ArchivesSpace by Stephanie Forsythe

Repository Details

Part of the The Wittliff Collections Repository

601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA