William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982

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William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records TXRC06-A20., 1909-1982

William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982

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.

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Knopf, Blanche

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Vice-president (1921) and president (1957) of Alfred A. Knopf, inc.; wife of Alfred A. Knopf. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122542297 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : San Francisco, and New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 July 23 and 1956 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868133 ...

Joyce, James, 1882-1941

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James Augustus Aloysius Joyce was born on February 2, 1882, in Rathgar, a borough of Dublin, Ireland, the eldest of ten children who survived infancy. In 1888 he was enrolled at Clongowes Wood College, a Jesuit boarding school near Dublin, where he stayed until 1891. Thereafter he attended Belvedere College, and then University College, Dublin, where he graduated in 1902 with a major in Italian. While at UCD Joyce wrote a paper in defense of Henrik Ibsen's drama called Drama and Life, which was ...

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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William A. Bradley Literary Agency, 1923-1982

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French literary agency. From the description of William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 191957092 The William A. Bradley Literary Agency was founded by William A. Bradley and his wife, Jenny Serruys Bradley, circa 1923. At its height, it was the preeminent literary agency in Paris, representing major authors on both sides of the Atlantic, cultivating...

Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927

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Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

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French artist. From the description of Calling card of Georges Rouault signed by Isabelle Rouault : [postmark: Cannes], to John Rewald, [1955 Jan. 24]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873019 Georges Rouault was a French painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He was also a book illustrator, made sets and costumes for Diaghilev's ballet The prodigal son, designed cartoons for stained glass and tapestries, and published texts and poems in various reviews. From the d...

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

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Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...

Macmillan & Co.

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Colette was the pen name of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. From the description of [Letter, postmarked 1935 mai 27, to Madame Madeleine Lindauer] / Colette. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100720 French novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : La Croix, to Marguerite Moreno, 1928 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646192071 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Marguerite Moreno, [postm...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

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Nijinsky, Romola de Pulszky.

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Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967

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Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...

Stravinsky, Igor

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Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984

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Lifar, Serge, 1905-

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Serge Lifar (1905-1986) was a Ukranian-born French dancer and choreographer. Igor Markevitch (1912-1983) was a Russian-born French composer and conductor. Both were Serge Diaghilev's protégées: Serge Lifar became leading dancer for the Ballets Russes; Igor Markevitch was the youngest composer ever to work for ballet. Their collaboration continued for a number of years after Diaghilev's death. From the guide to the Letters from Igor Markevitch and others, 1931-1986., (Harvard Theatre ...

Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947

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English poet and writer on the occult. From the description of Letter : 21 Warwick Road, [London], to [Frank] Harris, [1906?]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122365912 From the description of Letter : Hastings, Sussex, to Frieda [Harris], 1947 November 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122530555 From the description of Untitled verse beginning "How like Orestes," New Year, 1909. (Harry Ransom Huma...

Huddleston, Sisley, 1883-1952

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

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Boston, Mass., publishing firm. From the description of Houghton, Mifflin and Company note [manuscript], 1899 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 715378844 ...

Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966

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English novelist and travel writer. From the description of Evelyn Waugh Collection, 1843-1994 (bulk 1910-1966). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492298 Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh (1903-1966) ranks as one of the outstanding satiric novelists of the 20th century. Hilariously savage wit and complete command of the English language were hallmarks of his style. He was born in London on Oct. 28, 1903, the son...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Bradley, William Aspenwall, 1878-1939

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author, editor, translator, literary agent in Paris. Columbia University B.A. 1899, M.A. 1900. From the guide to the William Aspenwall Bradley Papers, 1900-1966., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Author, editor, translator, literary agent in Paris. Columbia University B.A. 1899, M.A. 1900. From the description of William Aspenwall Bradley papers, 1900-1966. (Columbia University In the City of New...

Céline, Louis-Ferdinand, 1894-1961

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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....

Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949

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Margaret Mitchell (b. November 8, 1900, Atlanta, Georgia-d. August 16, 1949, Atlanta, Georgia), the daughter of Eugene M. Mitchell, was a prominent attorney. Her mother, Maybelle Stephens Mitchell, was active in the women's suffrage movement. Margaret Mitchell attended Atlanta public schools, graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta, and attended Smith College for one year before leaving college upon the death of her mother. She married John Marsh on July 4, 1925. Her only novel, Gone With ...

J. B. Lippincott & Co.

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Charteris, Leslie, 1907-1993

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Writer of adventure and mystery stories, b. Singapore, Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin, d. Apr. 16, 1993. Attended Cambridge University which he left after success of his early books, changing his name to Leslie Charteris. Best known for his "Saint" detective stories, on which were based movies and popular television program of the same name. From the description of Letter to Sigmn [sic] R Lewis, 1945 March 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57595896 ...

Bradley, Jenny Serruys.

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Imbs, Bravig, 1904-1946

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Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Bibesco, Marthe, 1886-1973

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Princess Marthe Bibesco, a Romanian aristocrat raised mainly in France, enjoyed a successful literary career during the first half of the twentieth century. Although never formally educated, Princess Bibesco was an avid reader of classical literature and history, and she possessed a deep appreciation and understanding of contemporary European politics. Throughout her life she associated with the elite and powerful on the European continent, as well as noted literary and artistic fig...

Hugnet, Georges, 1906-1974

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French writer, poet and painter, expelled from the Surrealists in 1938, after a dispute with André Breton. From the description of Notes about André Breton, [not before 1947]. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78996469 French poet and critic. From the description of Georges Hugnet Papers 1920-1971. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242177 Georges Hugnet, Fren...

G.P. Putnam's Sons

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Publishing house in New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1886-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32604641 ...

Hall, Radclyffe.

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Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980), existentialist philosopher, dramatist and novelist, author of La Nausée (1938), Huis clos (1943), and L'être et le néant (1943). From the description of Jean-Paul Sartre collection, [ca. 1950-1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138367 The life of Jean-Paul Sartre, French novelist and Existentialist philosopher, has been recounted in numerous books. Of particular relevance to this collection is John Gerassi's own biographical study, Jean...

Ford, Charles Henri

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Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the guide to the Charles Henri Ford Papers Addition, 1928-1947, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Poet, artist, filmmaker, and editor, Charles Henri Ford was regarded as America's first surrealist poet. Charles Henri Ford was born on February 10, ...

Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995

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Harper & Brothers.

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Correspondence (129 letters) and typescript (unsigned) revisions and notes, 1954, (23 p.) concerning the publication of The Scope of Total Architecture by Walter Gropius. Includes 22 letters from Gropius. From the description of Correspondence with Walter Gropius, 1952-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612369957 Publishing firm in New York City. From the description of Harper & Brothers Records 1817-1929. (Columbia University In the City of New ...