Guide to the Papers of David J. Bradley, circa 1944 - 1994General MS-1002

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Guide to the Papers of David J. Bradley, circa 1944 - 1994

Call Number:

General MS-1002

Collection Dates:

circa 1944 - 1994

Size of Collection:

7 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:

The papers of David Bradley contains speeches, a manuscript of the book "No Place to Hide," poetry, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, watercolor paintings, and reports and articles pertaining to the atomic bomb and nuclear energy.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of David Bradley contains speeches, a manuscript of the book "No Place to Hide," poetry, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, watercolor paintings, and reports and articles pertaining to the atomic bomb and nuclear energy.

Biography

David Bradley (1915-2008), Dartmouth class of 1938. MD, Harvard. Former Professor at Dartmouth College, NH state legislator, member of the 1940 Olympic ski team and author. In 1946, as an Army physician Bradley was present at the atomic bomb tests at Bikini atoll. Disturbed at what he witnessed, Bradley wrote "No Place to Hide" on the dangers of Atomic warfare and lectured widely on anti-nuclear subjects.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, 1946-1994

Contains materials related to Bradley's criticism of atomic warfare.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: circa 1949-1960

Contains a sketchbook; scrapbook concerning a trip to Europe; scrapbook of reviews for "Nowhere to Hide"; a photograph of the Bradley family and a publication related to the Bikini atomic tests and Operation Crossroads.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 2, Dates: circa 1957-1981

Contains reviews of Frost poetry, poems by Robert Frost, books, correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, a book draft and manuscript draft, and drafts, working notes, contact lists, biography, and speeches for a Robert Frost document.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 3, Dates: circa 1946-1989

Contains books, a reader, notes, correspondence, book drafts, manuscripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, articles, and speeches on the issue of nuclear energy and world peace.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 4, Dates: circa 1945 - 1989

Contains slides, diaries, photographic negatives, notes, photocopies of articles, correspondence, speeches and articles, manuscripts, loose notes, and reports relating to nuclear testing.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 5, Dates: circa 1950-1994

Contains newspaper and magazine clippings and book reviews, a map of Bikini Atoll, a National association of Radiation Survivors fact sheet, and a piece of a map of Europe.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 6, Dates: 1964, 1979

Contains galley proofs of two books, one by David Bradley and one by Robert Frost.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 7, Dates: 1964

Contains a carbon manuscript of Bradley's book, "Lion Among Roses," 1964.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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