Harlan Ellison (FBI)

JPat Brown filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: JPat Brown

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to or mentioning the prolific author Harlan Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018)

Proof of death is attached.

I request media status as I am a journalist who writes extensively about FBI files - https://www.muckrock.com/project/subjects-matter-fbi-files-10/, which have received national and international attention https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/writers-under-surveillance

Please consult all cross-reference indices in addition to the Central Records System.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


JPat Brown

  • Harlan20Ellison2C20Award-Winning20Science20Fiction20Writer2C20Dies20at20842020Monkey.pdf

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • E5d77e2c3a030e8ec6e4954d3f357e62c7123d8a4_Q36967_D2082280

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

From: JPat Brown

As per my initial request, can you confirm that all cross-reference indices were checked in addition to the Central Records System? Thanks!



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