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Sang Joon Park collection on Korean science fiction

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 3374

Scope and Contents

A collection of 79 pamphlets, leaflets, event programs, fliers, and other ephemera relating to Korean science fiction. The material in this collection was assembled by Sang Joon Park, the founding president of the Korea SF Association. Since its emergence in the early twentieth century, Korean science fiction has formed a significant part of the Korean cultural tradition. The material in this collection dates between 1995 and 2021. Events documented in the collection include film festivals, fantasy and science fiction conventions, science fiction awards ceremonies, book festivals, workshops, and contests located in South Korea. Publishers represented in the collection include the Gwacheon National Science Museum, Hyun-Jun Choi, SF Research Forum, Science Fiction Writers Union of the Republic of Korea (SFWUK), Korea SF Association, Chuncheon SF Film Festival (CCFF), Daegu Biwon Library, and the Gwangmyeong Cave International Fantasy Festival (GIFFESTA).

Dates

  • 1995 - 2021

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of the East Asian Library at eal@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the East Asian Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

Korean

English

Abstract

A collection of 79 pamphlets, leaflets, event programs, fliers, and other ephemera relating to Korean science fiction. The material in this collection was assembled by Sang Joon Park, the founding president of the Korea SF Association. Since its emergence in the early twentieth century, Korean science fiction has formed a significant part of the Korean cultural tradition. The material in this collection dates between 1995 and 2021. Events documented in the collection include film festivals, fantasy and science fiction conventions, science fiction awards ceremonies, book festivals, workshops, and contests located in South Korea. Publishers represented in the collection include the Gwacheon National Science Museum, Hyun-Jun Choi, SF Research Forum, Science Fiction Writers Union of the Republic of Korea (SFWUK), Korea SF Association, Chuncheon SF Film Festival (CCFF), Daegu Biwon Library, and the Gwangmyeong Cave International Fantasy Festival (GIFFESTA).

Arrangement

The material in this collection is arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Panmun Book Company, March 30, 2022.

Separated Materials

The USC Libraries cataloged most of the books and magazines that came in with this acquisition separately via the USC Libraries' integrated library system. The cataloged books and magazines are available via the USC Libraries' main catalog search.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for the Sang Joon Park collection on Korean science fiction
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2022 April
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
This finding aid's collection-level description is in English. However, the item-level description--compiled by Panmun Book Company--is mostly written in Korean.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries East Asian Library Repository

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