Title: James Hall Bready collection
Call Number: Coll201
Creator: Bready, James H.
Dates: circa 1945-2006
Size: 31 boxes (62 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection contains the papers and related materials pertaining to the career of journalist James H. Bready, including, but not restricted to, copies of articles (11,187 articles written by James H. Bready, 1945-2006), archival papers, books, newspapers, periodicals, original artwork, prints, photographs (5,067 b/w photos, chiefly Baltimore Sun), advertising posters, artifacts, ephemera, memorabilia, and tear sheets.
Citation: James Hall Bready collection, Collection 201, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

James Hall Bready was an Evening Sun editorial writer who created the column "Books and Authors." He worked at the Baltimore Sun from 1945 to until his retirement in 1985, although he continued "Books and Authors" until 2006. Bready also served as the Baltimore correspondent for Time, Life and Fortune magazines and was the designated writer for the Maryland entry in the Encyclopedia Brittanica.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Includes accession PHMS 2012-04, which was donated by Chris Bready.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

Access & Use

Finding Aids

Inventory available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll201.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Bready, James H.

Sun (Baltimore, Md. : 1837)


Sun (Baltimore, Md. : 1837)


Bready, James H. -- Archives

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