BRADFORD, GAMALIEL
GAMALIEL BRADFORD(1863-1932)American biographer. Achieved literary fame as a biographer with his Lee, the American (1912). He perfected the method of writing “psychographs,” or short portraits of historical figures. A novel approach that identified subjects' essential characteristics from a succession of significant moments in their lives. His works in this area include Confederate Portraits (1914), Union Portraits (1916), and Damaged Souls (1923).

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He Perfected ‘Psychographs’: Gamaliel Bradford

 BRADFORD, GAMALIEL
1880, Northern Pacific Railway Stock certificate for 100 shares issued to and signed by GAMALIEL BRADFORD (1863–1932) American biographer. Achieved literary fame as a biographer with his Lee, the American (1912). He perfected the method of writing “psychographs,” or short portraits of historical figures. A novel approach that identified subjects' essential characteristics from a succession of significant moments in their lives. His works in this area include Confederate Portraits (1914), Union Portraits (1916), and Damaged Souls (1923). Signed on verso Power of Attorney certificate attached: “Gamaliel Bradford”. Attractive certificate with ornate border, vignette of a train passing by telegraph lines in the countryside and a lower vignette of Fredrick Billings. Orange/Black. Punch hole cancellations not affecting signature. Very Fine.
Catalog: # NP-1713
Cancellation: Punch cancelled
Condition: Very Fine
State: New York
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $75.00