BRADBURY MSS. III
The Bradbury mss. III, 1941-1971, consist of material related to Ray Douglas Bradbury, 1920-2012, science-fiction writer. Included in the collection are 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 the 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.
Correspondents include 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 (undated); and an undated clipping about plagiarism and Fahrenheit 451.
An inventory is available.
Collection size: 97 items