US TxAM-C C000256
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Ray Bradbury Letters
- 1939-1987 (Creation)
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Ray Bradbury is an icon of science fiction and fantasy, needing no introduction. He is highly regarded in both fields, and is a staple of educational institutions.
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This collection consists almost entirely of correspondence from Ray Bradbury regarding submissions and publishing during Bradbury's early career, 1939-1950s. Most of the letters were written to Erle Korshak, founder of Shasta Publishers, but some of the correspondence is both to and from Ted Dikty, Shasta's managing editor and a well-known SF anthologist.
There are a few later pieces of correspondence, dating from the 1980s.
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The collection is roughly arranged chronologically.
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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