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Jay Kay Klein Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 6 Apr 2010

Biographical History

Jay Kay Klein is an American science fiction photographer and critic from Syracuse, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Jay Kay Klein Photographs consists of Convention Annual #4 with 90 pages of captioned photographs from the 24th World Science Fiction Convention in 1966. The photographs were taken, and the Annual assembled and edited, by Klein. Also included is one proof sheet of photographs, signed by Klein.

Notable individuals appearing in the Annual include Gene Roddenberry, Hal Clement (Harry Stubbs), Forrest Ackerman, Leigh Brackett, David Kyle, John Campbell, James Blish, John Brunner, Fred Saberhagen, Sam Moskowitz, Bjo Trimble, Fred Pohl, Isaac Asimov, Harlan Ellison, and many many more.

Arrangement of the Collection

No particular order.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Klein, Jay Kay.

Corporate Bodies

World Science Fiction Convention (1966: Cleveland)
World Science Fiction Convention.


Science fiction, American.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Jay Kay Klein Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jay Kay Klein, 1974.

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