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William A. Bradley Literary Agency:

An Inventory of Its Records at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: William A. Bradley Literary Agency, 1923-1982
Title: William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records
Dates: 1909-1982
Extent: 245 boxes (102.9 linear feet)
Abstract: The William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records document the work and personal lives of William and Jenny Bradley as literary agents in Paris for most of the twentieth century. After William A. Bradley's death in 1939, Jenny Bradley assumed responsibility for the agency maintaining William A. Bradley as the literary agency's name until her death in 1982. Representing mostly American, English, and French authors, the William A. Bradley Literary Agency counted Ford Madox Ford, James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and Richard Wright among its numerous clients.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0491
Languages: Most material written in English and French, some correspondence in German and Italian.
Note: We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which provided funds for the processing and cataloging of this collection.

Due to size, this inventory has been divided into two separate units which can be accessed by clicking on the highlighted text below:
William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records--Series I through Series III [Part I]
William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records--Index of Works and Index of Correspondents [Part II] [This page]