Finding aid for the Alva Bradley Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Bradley, Alva Family
Title: Alva Bradley Family Papers
Dates: 1871-1950
Extent: 5.00 linear feet (1 container and 23 oversize volumes)
Abstract: The Alva Bradley Family was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, family active in shipbuilding and the real estate business. Alva Bradley was a partner in the shipbuilding company of Bradley & Cobb, which eventually became Bradley Transportation Company, a prominent member of the Lake Carriers' Association. Alva's son, M.A. (Morris A.) and grandson Alva were part of the company. In 1910, they started the Bradley Realty Company which became the largest holder of real estate in downtown Cleveland. The collection consists of accounting journals, ledgers, letter copy books, and other volumes documenting the financial interests of the Bradley family and their business concerns, especially the Bradley Realty Company.
MS Number MS 4496
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English