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Ray Bradbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0160

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.

Dates

  • 1952 - 1960

Creator

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 The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers.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.

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.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Acquisition

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

Related Archival Materials

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

Title
Finding Aid of the Ray Bradbury papers
Status
Completed
Author
Rebecca Hirsch
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
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.

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States