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Yale University, 38 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06520
107 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10011
Ashley Cemetery West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA

Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg (December 24, 1846 - December 23, 1911) was an American author and journalist, among the first of the literary types to move into No. 107 Waverly Place, New York. The bachelor journalist and writer lived there since 1876; writing for the New York World among other publications. In 1900 he was still a resident of the house.

Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, the son of Richard Bagg (1812–1852) and Susan Atwater (1817–1895). He attended Yale University, 1865-1869. He was the editor of the Yale Literary Magazine, 1868-1869, and of the College Courant, 1870-1871. From 1876 to 1882 he wrote a Monday column, "College Chronicle", for the New York World. Readers started sending in letters address to Coll Chron. He eventually modified the abbreviation and adopted the pseudonym Karl Kron.

Under the pseudonym of Karl Kron, he published Castle Solitude in the metropolis; a study in social science (1888), Curl, the best of bull-dogs, a study in animal life (1884), and Ten thousand miles on a bicycle (1887). Under his own name he published Four years at Yale (1871).

He died in 1911 and is buried at Ashley Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.


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