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Finding Aid of the Ray Bradbury papers 0160
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  • Scope and Content
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Biographical Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition

  • Title: Ray Bradbury papers
    Collection number: 0160
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 1
    Physical Description: 0.3 Linear feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1952-1960
    creator: Bradbury, Ray, 1920-

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 The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers.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


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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bradbury, Ray, 1920- -- Archives
    Faulkner, Dorothy, 1939- -- Archives
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
    Authors, American--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
    Science fiction
    Short stories