Will Bradley papers, 1882-1962

Bradley, Will, b. 1868 d. 1962
Illustrator, Writer
Active in South Pasadena, Calif.

Collection size: 500 items.

Collection Summary: Reel LA10: Correspondence and papers, 1882-1955, including letters received; typed copies of letters to his daughter, Mrs. Edward Dufner, and to friends; an autobiography of his boyhood (to age 13); and an incomplete set of BRADLEY HIS BOOK. Included are letters from Bliss Carman, Edward Bok, Maxfield Parrish, Daniel Frohman, Bruce Rogers, Herbert Stuart Stone, Louise Imogen Guiney, Arthur Truscott, Royal Cortissoz, Edmund Dulac, Minnie Maddern Fiske, William Randolph Hearst, Jr., Thomas Cleland, and others.

Reel 689: Papers, 1906-1962, including 54 clippings, four photographs of Bradley, 103 drawings and letter designs, 21 articles and other printed material about him, and 7 printed articles, etc., by him, including a play entitled, "Spoils." In addition, there are approximately 30 publications designed by him, and other samples of his work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator and writer; South Pasedena, Calif. Born in Boston, Mass.; full name is William H. Bradley.

The donor is Bradley's daughter.

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