Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Clergyman.

From the description of Cyrus Townsend Brady correspondence, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451227

Brady was an American author.

From the description of Letters, portraits, and an envelope, 1901-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83921070

Cyrus Townsend Brady was an American clergyman and author. Born in Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy, and later became a deacon in the Episcopalian Church. He was probably best-known for his adventure stories set in the recent past, such as the American Revolution, the War of 1812, or the American Civil War.

From the description of Cyrus Townsend Brady letter and manuscripts, 1904 and undated. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 62736214

Cyrus Townsend Brady (1861-1920) was an American author and priest best known for his historical romance novels centered on the American Revolution, War of 1812, and the American Civil War.

Townsend was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania on December 20, 1861. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1883 before going on to become an ordained deacon in 1889 and a priest 1890. Townsend served as rector of several Episcopalian churches in Missouri and Colorado and archdeacon of Kansas until 1895. In 1899, he was appointed archdeacon of Pennsylvania before becoming Rector of St. Paul's Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • 1909: The Island of Regeneration
  • 1911: As the Sparks Fly Upward
  • 1913: The Island of the Stairs
  • 1917: "By the World Forgot"

From the guide to the Cyrus Townsend Brady Letters, 1901-1917, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Cyrus Townsend Brady correspondence, 1901. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fishing manuscripts collection, 1610-1966 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1907, Jan. 07, Toledo, Ohio to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Correspondence with H. L. Mencken, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Womanhood / by Cyrus Townsend Brady. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1905, Feb. 14, Brooklyn, N.Y. to Mr. Edwin Markham, StatenIsland / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Papers of Cyrus Townsend Brady [manuscript] 1904 Aug. 13, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letters of Cyrus Townsend Brady [manuscript], 1903-1915. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Welsh, Charles, 1850-1914. Charles Welsh letters received, 1901-1903. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. Papers of Richard Watson Gilder, 1907-1910, and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Papers of Cyrus T. Brady. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Carruth, Hayden, 1862-1932. Letter 1911, Dec 26, New York City [to] Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Islan, N.Y. / Hayden Carruth. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1905, Feb. 17, Brooklyn, N.Y. to Mr. Edwin Markham, StatenIsland / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Cyrus Townsend Brady Letters, 1901-1917, undated Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Correspondence with Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1908-1912. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. Letter, March 11, 1907. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter, 1899 Oct. 2, Philadelphia, Pa., to Harold Goddard Rugg, Proctorsville, Vt. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1914, Dec. 17, Yonkers, New York to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letters, portraits, and an envelope, 1901-1902. American Primers
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. The West Wind. A Story of Red Men and White /by Cyrus Townsend Brady, [not after 1912]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Cyrus Townsend Brady letter and manuscripts, 1904 and undated. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1906, Dec. 18, Toledo, Ohio to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Cyrus Townsend Brady note, 1898 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920. Letter 1904, February 11, Brooklyn, New York to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / Cyrus Townsend Brady. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Richard Watson Gilder Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, !832-1918. person
associatedWith Bonnet, Stede, d. 1718. person
associatedWith Burney. person
associatedWith Burrows Brothers Company, corporateBody
associatedWith Carruth, Hayden, 1862-1932. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. person
associatedWith Daly, Edward H., person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915, person
associatedWith De Soto, 1496-1542. person
associatedWith Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966 person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Hall, Charles Mercer, 1864-1929, person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howard, Charles T., fl. 1901 person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Mahan, A. T. (Alfred Thayer), 1840-1914. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith Maxim, Mr. person
associatedWith Mitchel, John Purroy, 1879-1918 person
associatedWith Morgan, Henry Sir, 1635-1688. person
associatedWith Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926. person
associatedWith Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911. person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith Rugg, Harold Goddard, 1883-1957. person
associatedWith Sheerin, James, 1865-1933, person
associatedWith Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902. person
associatedWith Varney, George L., person
associatedWith Welsh, Charles, 1850-1914. person
associatedWith Young, Mr. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
East Africa
Wyoming
Subject
Authors, American--Correspondence
Authors, American
Episcopal Church--United States--Clergy
Indians of North America--Fiction
Male authors, American--Correspondence
Missions--New York (State)--New York
Authors
Literature--American Fiction
Occupation
Clergy
Priests
Authors
Function

Person

Birth 1861-12-20

Death 1920-01-24

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6708dnh

Ark ID: w6708dnh

SNAC ID: 13450479