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Library Has Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" Manuscript

Science Fiction Collection Includes Manuscripts from Frank Herbert and Philip K. Dick.

Oct. 2, 2013

There is only one place in the world that has Ray Bradbury's original manuscript of “Fahrenheit 451”: Cal State Fullerton's Archives & Special Collections. Bradbury, who died in 2012, wrote a number of science-fiction books that dwelled on morality, including “Dandelion Wine,” “The Martian Chronicles” and “The Illustrated Man.

”The university also has drafts of “The Fireman,” Bradbury's short story that sparked “Fahrenheit 451,” set in a future where books are outlawed and firemen hunt down illegally stashed books and set them on fire. And the collection includes original manuscripts from Frank Herbert ("Dune) and Philip K. Dick ("Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep"?) Read the full article online . Content is behind a paywall and may not be available without either a subscription or a small fee.

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