James T. Brady Papers, 1945-1977
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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: June 29, 2010