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Warren Ives Bradley papers

Call Number: MS 924

Scope and Contents

Warren Ives Bradley (1847-1868) wrote books for children under the pen-name Glance Gaylord. This collection consists primarily of manuscripts, some of which appear to be portions of his fifteen published books. There are also notes and content lists for the books, a scrapbook of reviews of several of Bradley's books, two letters from Henry Hoyt to Bradley about publishing, and an agreement between Bradley and the publishers A. Graves and Henry A. Young. Unrelated to Bradley's writing career are a series of household expense lists, and photographs of Bradley and his brother, Oliver Burritt Bradley. There is, finally, a copy of Bradley's obituary, "A Memoir of Warren Ives Bradley."


  • 1863-1880


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of A. N. Manross, 1961.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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Chiefly fragments of manuscripts from Warren Ives Bradley's published books. Also included is a scrapbook of reviews, household expense lists and photographs of Bradley and his brother, Oliver Burritt Bradley.

Biographical / Historical

Warren Ives Bradley was born in Bristol, Connecticut, on March 27, 1847. He was the author of numerous children's books, written under the pen name Glance Gaylord. Among his writings were Boys at Dr. Murray's (1866), Uncle Donnie's Home (1866), Gay Cottage (1867), After Years (1868), Mr. Pendleton's Cup (1869). He died in Bristol, on June 15, 1868.

Guide to the Warren Ives Bradley Papers
Under Revision
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
June 1983
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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