Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Bradeen, Richard Wayne, 1847-1881.
Title
Richard Wayne Bradeen Letters, 1866-1879
ID
M256
Date [inclusive]
1866-1879
Extent
0.25 linear feet.
Language
Abstract
Letters written by Richard Wayne Bradeen, chiefly addressed to his brother, John, and written from Saco and Brunswick, Maine, between 1866 and 1869.

Preferred Citation

Richard Wayne Bradeen Letters, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.


Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Wayne Bradeen was born April 19, 1847 in Porter, Maine. He received his medical education from the Medical School of Maine at Bowdoin College, receiving his M.D. with the class of 1871. After being graduated, Bradeen practiced medicine in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, where he died on March 1, 1881.


Scope and Content

Letters written by Richard Wayne Bradeen, chiefly addressed to his brother, John, and written from Saco and Brunswick, Maine, between 1866 and 1869. The letters concern personal, family and local news, with the letters from Brunswick providing insight into Bradeen's life as a student at Bowdoin College.


Arrangement

Chronological.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 2011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.


Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bowdoin College -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
  • Bowdoin College -- Students.
  • Bowdoin College. -- Medical School.
  • Medical School of Maine -- Students.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bradeen, Richard Wayne -- 1847-1881 -- Correspondence.

Subject(s)

  • Education
  • Health and Medicine

Collection Inventory

Box Folder
1 1

1866 Sep - 1867 Dec (Fryeburg and Saco, Maine) 

1 2

1868 Feb - 1868 May (Brunswick, Maine) 

1 3

1868 Nov - 1869 Mar (Saco, Maine) 

1 4

1879 Oct 9 (Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin)