Bradbury (Ray) papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
0160
Finding Aid Author
Rebecca Hirsch
Finding Aid Date
2010
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English
Sponsor
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.

Dates

  • 1952 – 1960 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.3 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Collection contains signed typescripts of Ray Bradbury's short stories "The Everlasting Clock," "The Man Upstairs," "Powerhouse," and "Skeleton." Also included in the collection are his introduction to Jules Verne's Mysterious Island and six letters from Bradbury to Dorothy Faulkner, dated 1950-1962.

  • Scope and Content

    Collection contains signed typescripts of Ray Bradbury's short stories "The Everlasting Clock," "The Man Upstairs," "Powerhouse," and "Skeleton." Also included in the collection are his introduction to Jules Verne's Mysterious Island and six letters from Bradbury to Dorothy Faulkner, dated 1950-1962.

  • Related Archival Materials

    Ray Bradbury Papers, UCLA Special Collections, Collection #471.

  • Biographical Note

    Ray Bradbury (b. 1920), a prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy, moved to Los Angeles as a child and has lived there ever since. He is best known for his books The Martian Chronicles and Farenheit 451, but he has also adapted his stories for television and film and has written about 600 short stories.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Ray Bradbury papers, Collection no. 0160, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Acquisition

    The Ray Bradbury papers was donated by Dorothy Faulkner and Bruce Pelz.

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