Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Bradbury, M. mss. III, 1950–2000, consist of further papers of Sir Malcolm Bradbury, 1932–2000 who was knighted in the year 2000 for his services to literature.

The papers include both extensive material for literary and scholarly works from earlier periods of his life, as well as manuscript drafts, typescripts, correspondence, and copious related material for such later works as The Atlas of Literature (London: De Agostini, 1996), Inside Trading: A Comedy in Three Acts (London: Methuen, 1997), and his final novel To the Hermitage (London: Picador, 2000). The papers also provide additional detailed insight into his life as a teacher, lecturer, and literary critic.

The collection is in the arrangement as received. A box list is available.

Acquired: 2002.

Collection size: 20,000 items

Related manuscripts: Bradbury, M. mss., Bradbury, M. mss. II

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.