Scope and arrangement
The papers consist chiefly of family correspondence, 1862-1906, and his genealogical research files on the Bradish, Coventry, and related families. The files contain a typescript copy of the diary, ca. 1785-1830, of his ancestor, Alexander Coventry, a Scot who emigrated to America in 1785, which includes a description of his trip. Also included are original and copies of letters and other 18th and 19th century family documents, portrait photographs, ephemera, receipts, and clippings.
The Walter H. Bradish papers, 1862-1906 is arranged in three series:
- circa 1900