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Finding Aid for the Ray Bradbury Papers, 1950-1960
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ray Bradbury Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1960
    Collection number: 471
    Creator: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ray Douglas Bradbury (1920- ) has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, including The Martian Chronicles (1950), Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked this Way Comes. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and ephemera by and related to Ray Bradbury.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Ray Bradbury, 1956.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ray Bradbury Papers (Collection 471). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230407 

    Biography

    Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, August 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, including The Martian Chronicles (1950), Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked this Way Comes.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, and ephemera by and related to Ray Bradbury. Includes various titles including The Martian Chronicles. Also includes a copy of Moby Dick screenplay and a radio script for the The Whole Town's Sleeping.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bradbury, Ray, 1920- --Archives.
    Authors, American--Archival resources.
    Typescripts.

    Related Material

    The Dogs That Eat Sweet Grass [oral history transcript] / Ray Bradbury, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1961. Available at UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.