Caleb Davis Bradlee letters
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Caleb Davis Bradlee letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bradlee, C.D., (Caleb Davis)
Title: Caleb Davis Bradlee letters
Dates: 1878-1886
Extent: 0.05 Cubic feet
Identification: MS 0082

Biographical/Historical Note

Caleb Davis Bradlee (1831-1897) was a doctor of divinity and the minister of several Unitarian churches in Boston.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of thirteen letters to C.D. Bradlee. Judging by his notes on the back of them, he valued them for their autographs. Some of the letters are filled in printed forms; some are autograph letters, signed. They are mainly acknowledgments of Bradlee's sermons and poems sent as gifts.

Correspondents in chronological order are: Joshua L. Chamberlain, president of Bowdoin College, 1876; A.S. Packard, librarian at Bowdoin College, 1876; Governor Alexander H. Rice of Massachussetts, 1878; Emile Rivoire of the Public Library of Geneva, Switzerland,1878; E.G. Robinson, president of Boston University, 1878; Reuben Guild, librarian at Brown University, 1878; E.A. Dalrymple of the Maryland Historical Society, 1878; Edward A. Bond, principal librarian of the British Museum, 1879; Luigi Bisi, preseident of R. Accademia Di Belle Arti, Milan, 1879; W.N. du Rien, University of Leyden, 1884; James Grant Wilson, New Jersey, 1884; Edward Everett Hale, Massachusetts, 1886; Brooke Herford, Massachusetts, 1886; Mellen Chamberlain, librarian at Boston Public Library, 1886.

Index Terms

Bisi, Luigi, 1814-1886
Bond, Edward Augustus, 1815-1898
Bradlee, C. D., (Caleb Davis), 1831-1897
Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900
Dalrymple, E.A., (Edwin A.), 1818-1881
Guild, Reuben, 1822-1899
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909
Herford, Brooke, 1830-1903
Letters (correspondence)
Packard, A.S., (Alpheus Spring), 1798-1884
Rice, Alexander H., 1818-1895
Rivoire, Emile
Robinson, E.G., (Ezekiel Gilman), 1815-1894
Thompson, D'Arcy W., (D'Arcy Wentworth)
Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914
du Rien, W.N.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.