BRADBURY MSS. III
The Bradbury mss. III, 1941-1971, consist of material related to Ray Douglas Bradbury, 1920- , science fiction writer: copyright agreements with All-Fiction Field, Inc., Fictioneers, Inc., and Popular Publications, Inc.; correspondence chiefly between editors and the literary agents of Harold Matson Company, Inc. (three letters are from Bradbury); and royalty checks. Two checks are for a story "Pendulum" written with Henry Hasse, July 8, 1941, and May 9, 1950. Several of the checks are endorsed by Julius Schwartz, his literary agent from 1941 to 1947.
A photograph of Bradbury is enclosed with a letter of Oct. 10, 1965.
The correspondents are Leigh Brackett, Ray Douglas Bradbury, Don Congdon, Edwin J. Harragan, Martha Johnson, Alden Homes Norton, and Warren Pincus.
Printed materials include: three contents pages from magazines which printed Bradbury stories (1946, 1949, 1950); Ray Bradbury Review edited by William E. Nolan (1952); review of Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes (NYT 9-19-62); "A Portrait of Genius: Ray Bradbury" from Show (Dec. 1964); a Bradbury article, "At What Temperature Do Books Burn" (NYT 11-13-66); book jacket by George Barrow for Dark Carnival (n.d.); and an undated clipping about plagiarism and Fahrenheit 451.
Collection size: 97 items