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Box 1

 Container

Contains 26 Results:

Ray Bradbury Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-141117
Scope and Contents

A collection, assembled by author Nelson Bond (1908-2006), of 18 typed letters, dated 1949-1996, received from science fiction writer Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). Includes 5 typed letters signed from Nelson Bond, dated 1957 to 1976. Additional items regarding Bradbury sent by Nelson Bond to friend Allen Ahearn (owner, Quill and Brush).

Dates: 1949-1996; Majority of material found in 1949-1974

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1950-04-02

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, replying to a letter from Bond and discussing both their books and stories. References to British Argosy, "Million Year Picnic", "Mars is Heaven", Esquire, Coronet, "The Other Side of the Moon", "Conqueror's Isle", Hemingway, Cosmo, Doubleday, "The Martian Chronicles", "Frost and Fire", "The Illustrated Man", Lancelot Biggs, and "Thirty-First of February". Sent from Venice, California.

Dates: 1950-04-02

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1950-07-03

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond thanking Bond. References to Doubleday, British Argosy, "I'll Not Ask For Wine", N.B.C., and "Mars is Heaven". Sent from Venice, California.

Dates: 1950-07-03

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1950-12-11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond discussing radio productions, politics, and publishing. References to British Argosy, 'The Crowd on Suspense", CBS, "Prescience", Harper's, "The Thirty First of February", Gnome Press, Arkham, Derleth, "Dark Carnival", Doubleday, "The Martian Chronicles", Shasta, Erle Korshak, and "The Whole Town's Sleeping". Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1950-12-11

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1951-05-14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond discussing Bradbury's planned trip to New York. References to Ron Clyne, Hannes Bok, "The Illustrated Man", Bantam, "Chronicles", Rupert Hart-Davis, "The Silver Locusts", the London Enquirer, and British Argosy.

Dates: 1951-05-14

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1953-02-23

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, advising Bond on dealing with plagiarism by comic magazines. Refers to U-I. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1953-02-23

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1957-10-01

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond discussing potential television productions. References to "And the Rock Cried Out", "The Other Foot", Don Gondon, the Harold Matson Co., Orson Welles, "Lobblies", Ross Rocklin, Ed Hamilton, Manly Wellman, L. Sprague DeCamp, and the World Science Fiction Convention. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1957-10-01

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond discussing a television adaption of "The Other Foot". References to Don Congdon, and Carol Reed. Sent for Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1949-1996; Majority of material found in 1949-1974

Don Congdon to Nelson Bond, 1957-10-14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Don Congdon to Nelson Bond explaining why Bond would not be able adapt Bradbury's "The Other Foot" for television. References to Ray Bradbury. Sent from New York City.

Dates: 1957-10-14

Nelson Bond to Ray Bradbury, 1971-12-01

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Nelson Bond to Ray Bradbury reestablishing their correspondence and requesting for Bradbury to sign his collection of Bradbury books. References to Roy Squires, "Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies", "The Thirty-First of February", Gus Derleth, "Nightmares and Daydreams", Cabell, Coppars, Benet, Ken Roberts, Steinbeck, "Cup of Gold", Nelson Olmsted, and "Dark Carnival". Sent from Roanoke, Virginia.

Dates: 1971-12-01

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1971-12-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed and envelope from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond in order to send Bond signed labels for his book collection. Refers to "The Haunted Bookshop". Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1971-12-04

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond Envelopes, 1972-02-28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

2 opened envelopes addressed to Nelson Bond from Ray Bradbury. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1972-02-28

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1972-02-17

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed and envelope from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond re book signing. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1972-02-17

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1972-02-26

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond accompanying returned signed books. Includes list of books sent with letter. References to "Dandelion Wine", "The Illustrated Man", "Nightmares and Daydreams", and Ron Clyne.

Dates: 1972-02-26

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1972-04-07

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed and envelope from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond re returning signed books. References to "31st of February" and "Dark Carnival". Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1972-04-07

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1972-06-05

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

1 typed postcard from Ray Bradbury addressed to Nelson Bond re returned signed books. Sent from Los Angeles California.

Dates: 1972-06-05

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1972-03-05

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

1 typed postcard from Ray Bradbury addressed to Nelson Bond replying to request to sign books. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1972-03-05

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1976-06-07

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed and envelope from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond discussing Sam Moskowitz. References to the SFWA and Andrew Offutt. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1976-06-07

Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond, 1996-09-11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed and envelope from Ray Bradbury to Nelson Bond thanking him for birthday wishes and discussing their first encounter. References to "Amazing", "Blue Book", Conrad Aiken, Robert Frost, Hoffensten, "Pencil in the Air", First World Science Convention 1939, Leo Margulies, Mort Weisinger, Hannes Bok, Farnsworth Wright, and Weird Tales. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Dates: 1996-09-11

Nelson Bond to Ray Bradbury, 1957-09-11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Nelson Bond to Ray Bradbury asking for permission to produce a television adaption of Bradbury's story, "The Other Foot". References to Mort Abrams, Blue Book, "The Night America Trembled", Orson Welles, Ed Murrow, "Mr Mergenthwirker's Lobblies", "State of Mind", Will Glickman, "Plain and Fancy", "Mr Wonderful", "Moby Dick", John Campbell, Sprague DeCamp, Lester del Ray, E. E. Smith, Tony Boucher, Ed Hamilton, and Ted Sturgeon. Sent from Roanoke, Virginia.

Dates: 1957-09-11