- Scope and Contents
The collection contains memorabilia relating to Alex Bradford and Arthur Alexander assembled by music publisher Richard S. Becker and some of Becker's personal papers. The memorabilia, consisting chiefly of albums and printed ephemera, relates to Alex Bradford's and Arthur Alexander's better known works, including Bradford's theatrical work, "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope," and covers of Alexander's songs by The Rolling Stones ("You Better Move On") and Beatles ("Anna"). Becker's personal papers include awards and a small number of photographs and letters from political figures.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Box 10 (DVD and CD): Restricted fragile. Access copies of digital files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Richard S. Becker Collection of Alex Bradford and Arthur Alexander and Other Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Richard S. Becker, 2005 and 2014.
Organized into five groupings by date of acquisition: January 2005 acquisition, March 2005 acquisition, April 2005 acquisition, October 2005 acquisition, and November 2014 acquisition.
- 1.88 Linear Feet ((9 boxes) + 1 art storage)
- Related Names
- Becker, Richard S.
- Language of Materials