Contents and Arrangement

12 Letters from Frederick T. Brown to Katharine S. Pearce (niece), Mary Lanier Brown Leiper (half-sister), 1949-1959

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

11 ALsS to Katharine S. Pearce, 1949-1959. 1 ALS to Mary Lanier Brown Leiper, 1952.


Arranged alphabetically.

Collection History


AM 18035, 16865

Custodial History

Katherine S. Pearce (now deceased), a niece of Frederick Walworth Brown and former employee of Princeton University Library, began donating Brown family papers to the Library in 1951 and made many subsequent gifts until 1982. These different accessions were then gathered together to form the present collection.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2012.

In 2022, restrictions on the Abraham Lincoln document where researchers were required to use a surrogate were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Special Collections Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

12 Letters from Frederick T. Brown to Katharine S. Pearce (niece), Mary Lanier Brown Leiper (half-sister); Frederick T. Brown Family Papers, C0726, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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