William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982.

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William A. Bradley Literary Agency, 1923-1982. William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982.

William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records 1909-1982.

The William A. Bradley Literary Agency Records consist of agency correspondence with authors, publishers, and other agents, accompanied by various enclosures, such as book jackets, press clippings, typed manuscripts, financial statements, and photographs. Some personal correspondence in the records predates the formation of the agency.

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