Guide to the Hunt Bradley Papers,
1872-1982

Collection Number: 41-2-1550

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
M. Warren
Date completed:
June 1985
EAD encoding:
Martin Heggestad, December 2003

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hunt Bradley papers, 1872-1982, 1920-1982 (bulk)
Collection Number:
41-2-1550
Creator:
Horatio Hunt Bradley, 1904-1982.
Quantity:
10.5 cubic ft.,
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, photographs, slides, printed matter, clippings, scrapbooks, broadsides, tape recordings, transcripts, historical data, correspndence, notes, records, costumes, mailings, abd materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection consists primarily of manuscript material for Bradley's book on the history of the Cornell Alumni Association, 1972, as well as numerous other items pertaining to Cornell history.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Cornell University Class of 1926.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection consists primarily of manuscript material for Bradley's book on the history of the Cornell Alumni Association, 1972; Cornell photographs, glass lantern slides, printed matter, clippings, scrapbooks, broadsides, and other Cornelliana; tape recordings and transcripts of former members of the Alumni Office staff, including Foster Coffin, Emmet Murphy, Ray Ashbery, Max Schmitt, Olive N. Snyder, Herman Krauss, Frances Egan, Walter K. Nield, Ho Ballou, Howard Stevenson, and Willard Kiggins; historical data concerning Cornell organizations including Quill and Dagger, Alpha Delta Phi, Cornell Alumni Fund, Cornell University Council, and Cornell Clubs of New York, New England, and Chicago; track team programs, correspondence, and travel information; personal correspondence; Her Honor Forever Maintain, by Bradley, 1973, and associated notes, manuscripts, and sources; "How to Conduct Class Reunions," a 1961 speech by Bradley; Class of 1926 reunion and fundraising materials, class mailings, and reunion costumes; records pertaining to other Cornell classes; and a cassette recording of Hunt Bradley's memorial service, 1982. Also, 1 bottle (empty) of Ballantine Burton Ale brewed for Hunt Bradley, 1946, and an evaluation of the contents, 1985.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Bradley, Hunt, 1904-1982.
Ashbery, Ray.
Ballou, Ho.
Coffin, Foster, 1890-1979.
Egan, Frances.
Kiggins, Willard.
Krauss, Herman.
Murphy, Emmet.
Nield, Walter K.
Schmitt, Max.
Snyder, Olive N.
Stevenson, Howard.
Alpha Delta Phi.
Cornell Club of Chicago.
Cornell Club of New England.
Cornell Club of New York.
Cornell University--Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University--Societies, etc.
Cornell University. Class of 1926.
Cornell University. Alumni Association.
Cornell University. Alumni Office.
Cornell University. Council.
Quill and Dagger Society (Cornell University)

Subjects:
Class reunions.
Educational fund raising.
Fund raisers (Persons)

Form and Genre Terms:
Broadsides.
Lantern slides.
Manuscripts for publication.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Hunt Bradley papers, #41-2-1550. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Includes collection 4-2-1364.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
Personal
1920-1922
Moses Brown School - Track Miscellany
Box 1 Folder 1
Sept. 1921-Feb. 1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 2
Mar.-May 1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 3
July 1922-1923
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 4
Jan.-Apr. 1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 5
May 1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 6
June-Dec. 1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 7
Jan.-Apr. 1925
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 8
May-Nov. 1925
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 9
Jan.-June 1926
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 10
July 1926
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 11
Aug.-Oct. 1926
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 12
1927-1933, n.d.
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 13
n.d.
Correspondence - greeting cards
Box 1 Folder 13
1920s
Social Invitations
Box 1 Folder 14
ca. 1925-1930
Bills and Receipts
Box 1 Folder 15
1921-1930
Quill and Dagger - miscellany
Box 1 Folder 16
1922-1925
Alpha Delta Phi
Box 1 Folder 17
1946-1960
Alpha Delta Phi
Box 1 Folder 18
1955-1956
Alpha Delta Phi
Box 1 Folder 19
1945
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 20
1955-1970
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 21
1971-1981
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 22
Personal items
1924
Passport
Box 1 Folder 23
1927
Citation, certificate
Folder 23
1940?
Notes
Folder 23
1884
Unidentified notebook
Folder 23
1918
S.A.T.C.
Box 1 Folder 24
Track
1921-1970
Cornell Track Miscellany
Box 1 Folder 25
Cornell Track Miscellany
Box 1 Folder 26-29
July 1925
International Meet
Box 1 Folder 30
1926
Personal Expenses, England trip
Box 1 Folder 31
1926
England
Box 1 Folder 32
Travel Miscellany: bills, schedules, ticket
Box 1 Folder 33
1870, 1926-1936
Theatre programs, menus
Box 1 Folder 34
1923-1925
Track Competition - Dope
Box 1 Folder 35
1925-1926
ICAAAA
Box 1 Folder 36
1925-1926
Varsity Track Squad
Box 1 Folder 37
1926
Trials and Meets in Ithaca
Box 1 Folder 38
1926
ICAAAA - Correspondence Received
Box 1 Folder 39
1926
Penn Dual Meet
Box 1 Folder 40
1926
Intercollegiates
Box 1 Folder 41
1926
Correspondence (Track and Field)
Box 1 Folder 42
1926
ICAAAA - Correspondence - carbon copies
Box 1 Folder 43
1923-1924
Lists
Box 1 Folder 44
1926
Officials
Box 1 Folder 45
1926
Michigan
Box 1 Folder 46
1926
Penn Meet
Box 1 Folder 47
1926
ICAAAA Meeting
Box 1 Folder 48
1925-1926
ICAAAA Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 49
1925-1926
ICAAAA
Box 1 Folder 50
1925-1926
ICAAAA, Executive Committee
Box 2 Folder 1
1925-1926
Track Lists
Box 2 Folder 2-3
1925-1926
Meet Reports
Box 2 Folder 4
1925-1926
ICAAAA Indoor Meets
Box 2 Folder 5
1926
Travel Miscellany
Box 2 Folder 6
1922-1924
All-around Jumping and Weight Throwing contests
Box 2 Folder 7
1978
Bradley's Track Collection, Oxford-Cambridge Trip
Box 2 Folder 8
Photographs
Box 21
Personal
1935
Undergraduate Endowment Participation
Box 2 Folder 9
1935
U.E.P. Plan
Box 2 Folder 10
ca. 1935
U.E.P. Plan
Box 2 Folder 11
ca. 1936
U.E.P. Plan
Box 2 Folder 12
1936-1938
The Cornellian council
Box 2 Folder 13
1938-1939
Cornell Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 14
1947-1948
Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 15
1947-1948
Bradley Personal
Box 2 Folder 16-17
(For Archives - originally box 3)
Box 2 Folder 18
Alumni Affairs
1946-1947
Cornell - Class of '26 Class Dinners at NYCC
Box 2 Folder 19
1966-1971
Class of '26, Treasurer's Information
Box 2 Folder 20
1926
'26 Reunion Expenses
Box 2 Folder 21
40th Reunion, Class of '26
Box 2 Folder 22
1971
'26 Reunion costumes
Box 2 Folder 23
1945-1946
'26 Alumni Fund (H.B. file)
Box 2 Folder 24
1947-1948
Class of '26 Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 25-26
1948
Class of '26 Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 27-29
1947
Class of '26 Alumni Fund, Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 30
1946-1947
Class of '26 Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 31
1947
Class of '26 Alumni Fund
Box 2 Folder 32
1948-1950
1926 Data
Box 2 Folder 33
1928, 1931
'26 Reunion Material
Box 2 Folder 34
1930-1936
'26 10th Reunion
Box 2 Folder 35
1930-1971
Alumni Material and Correspondenc
Box 2 Folder 36
1948
Class of 1897
Box 2 Folder 37
1957-1958
Cornell '99 Class Letters
Box 2 Folder 38
Class Newsletters (1912, 1915, 1917, 1922, 1955, 1965)
Box 2 Folder 39
1947
'12 Reunion Material
Box 2 Folder 40
1947-1953
Class of 1912 Accounts
Box 2 Folder 41
1948
Class of 1912, Treasurer Boochever
Box 2 Folder 42
1949-1950
Class of 1912, Boochever, dues
Box 2 Folder 43
1951-1952
Class of 1912, Boochever, dues
Box 2 Folder 44
1951-1953
Class of 1912, Boochever, dues
Box 2 Folder 45
1948
Class of 1915
Box 2 Folder 46
1915
'15 - 60th Reunion talk
Box 2 Folder 47
1948
Class of 1917
Box 2 Folder 48
1948
Class of 1918
Box 2 Folder 49
1948
Class of 1922
Box 2 Folder 50
1948
Class of 1923
Box 2 Folder 51
1948
Class of 1924
Box 2 Folder 52
1948
Class of 1925
Box 2 Folder 53
1948
Class of 1926
Box 2 Folder 54
July 13, 1961
"How to Conduct Class Reunions," a paper presented to the American Alumni Council National Conference
Box 2 Folder 55
1948
Class of 1928
Box 3 Folder 1
1948
Class of 1931
Box 3 Folder 2
Class of 1940, 10th Reunion
Box 3 Folder 3-4
1950
1940 Men - reunion finances, costume
Box 3 Folder 5
1948
Class of 1947
Box 3 Folder 6
1948
Quinquennial Reunion Classes
Box 3 Folder 7
1950
Reunion Mailings
Box 3 Folder 8
1950-1952
Reunion letters - Brewer and Munschauer Promotional Personal
Box 3 Folder 9
1950
Reunion letters
Box 3 Folder 10
1951
Class mailings
Box 3 Folder 11
1952
Class mailings
Box 3 Folder 12
1953
Class mailings
Box 3 Folder 13
1965
Reunion
Box 3 Folder 14
Reunion Miscellany
Box 3 Folder 15
1948
Bradley expense account (Alumni Fund)
Box 3 Folder 16
1948
Weekly reports - HHB
Box 3 Folder 17
1948
HHB - Notes
Box 3 Folder 18
1948
Murphy, Emmet J.
Box 3 Folder 19
1948
Progress at Cornell
Box 3 Folder 20
1948
Progress at Cornell - May issue
Box 3 Folder 21
1948
Class letters
Box 3 Folder 22-23
1948-1956
Alumni Fund
Box 3 Folder 24-25
1952-1956
Alumni Fund
Box 3 Folder 26
1954
Alumni Fund
Box 3 Folder 27
1948
Alumni Fund, miscellaneous
Box 3 Folder 28
1948-1968
Leadership Names - Cornell Fund
Box 3 Folder 29
1941-1967
Lists
Box 3 Folder 30
1973
Guide for Class Officers
Box 3 Folder 31
Text - Association of Class Secretaries
Box 3 Folder 32
ca. 1954-1966
Miscellaneous
Box 3 Folder 33
Ideas for Progress and Report
Box 3 Folder 34
1950-1953
Alumni Fund
Box 3 Folder 35
1947-1948
Alumni Fund Council Minutes
Box 3 Folder 36
1958-1961
Cornell Fund Gift Reports
Box 3 Folder 37
1951-1952
Cornell University Council
Box 3 Folder 38
1953-1954
Cornell University Council
Box 3 Folder 39
Jan.-May 1955
Cornell University Council
Box 3 Folder 40
Sept.-Dec. 1955
Cornell University Council
Box 3 Folder 41
1958
American Alumni Council Conference notes
Box 3 Folder 42
1959
American Alumni Council, general
Box 3 Folder 43
1959
American Alumni Council Dist. II Conference
Box 3 Folder 44
Broadside, Class of '90 - 50th Reunion
Box 3 Folder 45
1955-1959
American Alumni Council
Box 4 Folder 1
1946-1948
Cornell Club of New York
Box 4 Folder 2
1948
Cornell Club of New York
Box 4 Folder 3
1946
Lackawanna Cornell Club
Box 4 Folder 4
1970
Guide for Cornell Clubs
Box 4 Folder 5
1956
Bradley Congratulatory Letters
Box 4 Folder 6
1967
Bradley Congratulatory Letters
Box 4 Folder 7-9
1965
Gene Kaufmann Memorial Service
Box 4 Folder 10
1923-1926, 1978
Meade Summers (from)
Box 4 Folder 11
1948
Adams, Garner S.
Box 4 Folder 12
1948
Snyder, Mrs. Olive N.
Box 4 Folder 13
1977-1978
Kiyooka, Eiichi
Box 4 Folder 14
1972-1974
Spear, Robert D. ('19)
Box 4 Folder 15
1975, 1977-1978
Spear, Robert D.
Box 4 Folder 16
ca. 1980
Memoirs of Harold C. Bernhard ('26)
Box 4 Folder 17
1947
Di Stasio, Joe ('48)
Box 4 Folder 18
Book
1973
Bradley book: Her Honor Forever Maintain
Box 4 Folder 19
Original longhand text - A
Box 4 Folder 20
Original longhand text - B
Box 4 Folder 21
Original longhand text - C
Box 4 Folder 22
Original longhand text - D
Box 4 Folder 23
Alumni Affairs
History - Cornell Clubs
Box 4 Folder 24
1970
Morris Bishop copy for review
Box 4 Folder 25
1970
Harry Kaplan copy for review
Box 4 Folder 26
History - Cornell Alumni Association
Box 4 Folder 27
1943
Alumni Association Finances
Box 4 Folder 28
Cornell Alumni News
Box 4 Folder 29
History - Cornell Classes
Box 4 Folder 30
History - Cornell Fund
Box 4 Folder 31
History - Cornell Association
Box 4 Folder 32
Alumni Conventions
Box 4 Folder 33
Alumni Trustee Elections
Box 4 Folder 34
Dix Reunion Plan
Box 4 Folder 35
Scholarships
Box 4 Folder 36
Secondary School Program
Box 4 Folder 37
1935-1936
Alumni Institute
Box 4 Folder 38
A History of Cornell, Bishop
Box 4 Folder 39
History Notes
Box 4 Folder 40
History - footnotes
Box 4 Folder 41
History - Sources of Information
Box 4 Folder 42
Miscellaneous History
Box 4 Folder 43
History Chapters
Box 4 Folder 44
History Appendix
Box 4 Folder 45
Alumni Association History Index
Box 4 Folder 46
Headlines for Montage - History
Box 4 Folder 47
History - Title on cover, Title Page, Frontispiece, Introduction, Dedication, Chapter Heads
Box 4 Folder 48
1872-1922
Associate Alumni
Box 4 Folder 49
1923-1939
Cornell Alumni Corporation - Notes on annual meetings, Board of Directors meetings, etc.
Box 4 Folder 50
Elements of Style, Strunk, and notes
Box 4 Folder 51
1939-
Cornell Alumni Association
Box 5 Folder 1
Bradley's notes on the Associate Alumni Meetings Minutes
Box 5 Folder 2
1917-1942
Cornell Conventions
Box 5 Folder 3
History - Pictures - photo copies, master set #1
Box 5 Folder 4
Potential Pictures - extra
Box 5 Folder 5
Pictures captions
Box 5 Folder 6
History - Picture references
Box 5 Folder 7
1970-1971
History - correspondence
Box 5 Folder 8
Transcript of tape recording: Foster Coffin '12
Box 5 Folder 9
Transcript of tape recording: Emmet Murphy '22
Box 5 Folder 10
Transcript of tape recording: Ray Ashbery '25
Box 5 Folder 11
Transcript of tape recording: Max Schmitt '24
Box 5 Folder 12
Transcript of tape recording: Olive N. Snyder '22, Walter K. Nield '27, Herman Knauss '27 (no transcript, questions only: Willard Kiggins '21, Francis Eagan '26, Howard Stevenson '19)
Box 5 Folder 13
Travel guides and brochures, photos (commercial)
Box 5 Folder 14-15
1901
Cornell postcard views
Box 5 Folder 16
Cornelliana
Box 5 Folder 17-28
Miscellaneous
Box 5 Folder 29
1920, 1928, n.d.
Photograph albums
Box 6
1918-1925
Photograph albums
Box 7
Loose photographs
Box 8-12
Photos and broadsides
Box 13
1921
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings (field and track)
Box 14
1926
Scrapbook: Elmo Carruthers, England trip
Box 15
1918-1925
Scrapbook: Field and Track
Box 15
1919
Newsclippings
Box 16
1917
Newsclippings
Box 16
1918
Newsclippings
Box 16
1919
Newsclippings
Box 16
1935
Newsclippings
Box 16
1913-1914
Track Summary
Box 16
1912
Records
Box 16
1942
Penn-Cornell Meet
Box 16
1924-1938
Cornell Club of New England Minutes
Box 17
1914-1922
Cornell Club of Chicago, attendance
Box 17
1925
Scrapbook, Cornell 1916 Decennial Reunion
Box 17
Glass Slides
Box 18
Rubber Stamp
Box 18
Printing Blocks
Box 18
Glass Lantern Slides
Box 19
Memorabilia: Class of '26 plaque, jacket, cap, buttons; also, brass plated plate from Public Affairs Staff, 1970
Box 20
Tape recordings
Foster M. Coffin '12
tr. 4935
Emmet J. Murphy '22
tr. 4936
Ray Ashbery '25
tr. 4937
Max Schmitt '24 and Herman Krauss '24
tr. 4938
Olive N. Snyder '22 and Frances Egan '26a
tr. 4939
Walter K. Nield '27
tr. 4940
Willard Kiggins '21 (no transcript)
tr. 4941
Ho Ballou tape - old days at Cornell (not for history)
tr. 4942
July 7, 1982
Memorial Service for H.H.B.
tr. 5201a