James T. Brady Papers, 1945-1977
SC18692

Quantity: 8 Boxes (0.3 cu. ft.)
Access: Open to research
Acquisition: Estate of James T. and Rita G. Brady
Processed by: Honor Conklin, Archivist, Manuscripts and Special Collections, August 1990

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Biographical Note:

James T. Brady was born in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the infantry during World War II and after the war was employed with the military government. He was a judge in the Occupation Courts in Germany until 1951. Rita G. Brady, also born in Brooklyn, joined her husband in Germany in 1950. Mrs. Brady had been a teacher in the New York City area and later taught children's literature in the Albany area where her husband was a lawyer in the public service commission. Both Bradys wrote and published juvenile short stories and novels. They had no children.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection is primarily the manuscripts and related publishing correspondence of the juvenile literature of James T. and Rita G. Brady. There are a few journals, photographs, and printed material for both. James T. Brady's papers contain some material on the military government of Germany and his experiences living there.

Box Folder Contents


James T. Brady
1 1 Biographies


Correspondence:

2 The Balloon Seller, 1953

3 The Blue Goat, 1952

4 The Broken Sword, 1951-54

5 Chris Uses His Head, 1952

6 Comeback, 1965, n.d.

7 Hitchhiker, 1953

8 Life in This World, n.d.

9 [Military Government for Germany], ca 1946-51

10 Mr. Groundhog Turns Around, 1950-54, 1971

11 Night in Heckinpshaw County, n.d.

12 A Peak at the Russian Mind

13 The Rajah's Secret, 1954-57, 1959-60, 1977

14 Joe Rock Productions, 1959

15 The Secret Ladder, 1964-67

16 Sing Danger, 1953-54

17 Smart Business, 1952-54

18 The Two Friends, 1954

19 The Two Gifts, 1959


Journals:

20 [Military Government in Germany], 1948-49, n.d.

21 [On WWII, Germany], 1945

22 [On WWII, Germany], 1954-57

23-26 Photographs
2 27-31 Printed Material


Writings:

32 Government For the People

33 [Miscellaneous]

34 No Scepters, No Crowns

35A Not as Liberators, pp. 1-252
3 35B Not as Liberators, pp. 253-473

36 [Paris]

37 The Rajah's Secret

38 The Riddle of Kunnersreuth

39A The Secret Ladder, pp. 1-174

39B The Secret Ladder, pp. 175-320

39C The Secret Ladder, pp. 321-480
4 40 The Secret Ladder

41-46 [The Stigmatic]

47 [WWII, Germany]
5 48 [Unidentified Youth Novel]


Rita G. Brady

49 Biographies


Correspondence:

50 Ali

51 Alfred Bernard Nobel: Explosives for Peace

52 Christine Bennett, Chemist

53 Cricket, The Magazine for Children

54 Thomas Y. Crowell Co.

55 Educational Developmental Laboratories

56 The Image of Marcia

57 Jane Cameron, Schoolmarm

58 Joy Family

59 [Juvenile Text Books]

60 Life is an April Day

61 Lois Thornton, Librarian

62 Marcia Kendrick, Public Relations

63 [Miscellaneous]

64 Mott Adult Reading Center
6 65 The Phoenix

66 Pyramid Publications

67 Scholastic Editor

68 Speaking Engagements

69 Story House Corp.

70 Vida Prescott

71 Journals, 1956, 1962

72 Lecture Notes, Children's Lectures, 1954-59

73 Notes, Citizen's Planning Committee for Greater Albany

74-76 Printed Material

77 Publications, 1954, 1966, 1972
7 78 Review, of Publications


Writings:

79 Adventure in the Tropics: The Life of William Beebe

80-83 Ali, Boy of Bakhtiari
8 84 Ann Holden, Psychologist

85-86 The Image of Marcia

87 Life is an April Day

88 [Miscellaneous]

89 Not Yet, Kathy

90-93 Yet Freedom (formerly The Green Arrow)
Last Updated: April 19, 2019