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Wade (Bob) papers
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Description
The Robert A. Wade papers document Wade's career writing noir mysteries with his partner H. BIll Miller (who died in 1961) until Wade's death in 2012. THe collection inculdes personal and business correspondence, diaries, first editions of their books, ledgers, typescripts, draft manuscripts, hand-corrected galley proofs, dust jackets, scrapbooks, magazines, newspaper clippings, notecards, and rejection and fan letters.
Background
Robert (Bob) Wade, together with his longtime partner H. Bill Miller, wrote more than forty mystery novels, several of which were adapted for film. The most famous of these was "Badge of Evil" which was adapted into the Orsen Welles film "Touch of Evil."
Extent
41.4 Linear Feet 66 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.