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Finding Aid for the Ray Bradbury Papers, 1950-1960
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Box 1

The Martian Chronicles. Published by Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York, 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections and printer's notations. 293 leaves.
Box 1

The Martian Chronicles.

Physical Description: Corrected galley proofs. 66 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

Also: 15 leaves of page proofs with printer's notations (not text).
Box 2

Moby Dick. Los Angeles, November 14, 1956.

Physical Description: [Screenplay] Mimeographed. In green paper binder. 148pp.

Scope and Content Note

Final - but not final shooting script - this is mimeographed copy of script as started October 7, 1953 and finished April 16, 1954 - by R. Bradbury - Huston, later, in shooting film - made some deletions & changes./ R.B.
Box 2

The Murderer. In The Golden Apples of the Sun published by Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1953. Manuscript dated June 1, 1952.

Physical Description: Typescript with extensive holograph corrections. 17 leaves. In yellow paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

First draft.
Box 2

The April Witch.

Physical Description: 31 leaves total. Both typescripts together in green paper binder. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

First draft of first, original, unused version - plus first draft of second, entirely different version - R.B.. Published in Golden Apples of the Sun.
Box 2

The Flying Machine. October 17, 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript with corrections. 13 leaves. In orange paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

First draft. Published in Golden Apples of the Sun.
Box 2

And the Rock Cried Out.

Physical Description: Typescript (partly carbon). Extensive corrections.

Scope and Content Note

First 3 drafts of story/ Progressively cut and edited. Published in Farenheit 451 - 1953 by Ballantine Books, Incorporated, New York.
Box 3

Summer Night.

Physical Description: Typescript (some carbon) and mimeographed. 25 leaves. In yellow paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

First draft... published in McCalls as The Whole Town's Sleeping/ will appear as part of Doubleday book Dandelion Wine, May 1957.
Box 2

The End of the Beginning.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) with corrections. Second draft. 9 leaves. In yellow paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

Published in A Medicine for Melancholy, Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1959.
Box 2

The Pipe Organ.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 9 leaves. In green paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

Original version, 1952. Published in A Medicine for Melancholy, 1959, and in Collier's 1954 under the title The Marriage Mender.
Box 2

The Magical Kitchen.

Physical Description: Typescript with corrections. First leaf has numerous holograph comments and markings on both sides. 12 leaves. In blue paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

First draft. To appear 1957 in Dandelion Wine.
Box 3

The Sound of Thunder. Los Angeles, January 23, 1952.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) with extensive corrections. 20 leaves. In yellow paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Collier's, 1952.
Box 2

The Dwarf. May 28, 1952.

Physical Description: Typescript (partly carbon) with extensive holograph corrections. 25 leaves. In orange paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

2nd draft. First leaf has explanatory note.
Box 2

The Fox in the Forest. Venice, California, February 3, 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript (some carbon) with occasional corrections. 37 leaves. In green paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

Final draft.
Box 3

The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone.

Physical Description: 24 leaves. In orange paper binder. Typescript with extensive corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Second leaf has many holograph notations and markings and is entitled The Incredible Death of Dudley Stone. Dated June 1952-June 1953.
Box 2

The Great Collision of Monday Last. December 9, 1955.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 12 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

Next to final draft - R.B.
Box 2

The First Night of Lent; a one-act play. December 1958-January 1959.

Physical Description: Typescript with extensive corrections. 31 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

First draft.
Box 3

A Wild Night in Ireland. December 16, 1958.

Physical Description: Typescript with some corrections. 12 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

First draft. Based on a fragment of conversation with Ben Maddow, returned from Ireland, at lunch, December 15, 1958.
Box 2

Biographical comments by various persons. 1951-59.

Physical Description: Typescripts. 7 items. In folder.
Box 1

Ephemera. Newspapers and magazines with material about and by Ray Bradbury.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1

Other Worlds; Science Stories. vol.1 no.3 (March 1950).

Scope and Content Note

Contains Punishment Without Crime by Ray Bradbury. pp.6-13.
Box 1

Galaxy: Science Fiction. vol.1 no.5 (February 1951).

Scope and Content Note

Contains The Fireman by Ray Bradbury. pp.4-61.
Box 1

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. vol.32 no.4 October 1958..

Scope and Content Note

Contains The Town Where no one Got Off by Ray Bradbury. pp.108-114.
Box 1

The Science Fiction Galaxy. Permabooks, New York, 1950.

Scope and Content Note

Contains reprint of King of the Grey Spaces by Ray Bradbury. pp.208-226.
Box 2

Correspondence. 1951- .

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 3

Bradbury, Ray, 1920- . A Medicine for Melancholy. Los Angeles, ca. 1959.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections. 289 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

  • First published by Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York, 1959.
  • This is a collection of short stories, previously published in periodicals.
  • Final typescript from which type was set.
Box 3

--- ---- Another copy.

Physical Description: 65 sheets. Galley proofs with corrections in ink.
Box 3

--- ---- Another copy.

Physical Description: 81 sheets. Page proofs with a few corrections in red pencil.
Box 3

--- Interview made by the Oral History Program, UCLA. Los Angeles, 1961.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) 462 leaves. 28cm.

Scope and Content Note

  • This is the unedited transcript of the tapes, now erased.
  • Interview conducted by Craig Cunningham, January 12-April 11, 1961.
  • Transcribed by Joyce Doetkott, October 30, 1961-April 11, 1962.

Note

Transferred to the University Archives
Box 3

--- The Whole Town's Sleeping. n.p., 1958.

Physical Description: Mimeographed with corrections in red and black pencil. 20 leaves. 28cm.

Scope and Content Note

A radio script broadcast on Suspence, August 31, 1958. This is apparently the copy used by the producer-director, William Robson.