Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Brown, George Russell, 1865-1932
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
George Russell Brown Family Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/0r967373x
Dates:
1865-1932
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists primarily of documents and newspaper clippings about Civil War veteran George Russell Brown and college essays of his son, Princeton student George Russell Brown, Jr.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection contains Civil War-related documents and newspaper obituaries of Brown and manuscript college reports by his son, George Russell Brown, Jr. (1893-1968, Princeton Class of 1914), on literature and economics, written while he was a student at Princeton University. A copy of Brown's official prisoner report details his nine-month Andersonville Prison experience in 1864.

Arrangement

Father and son material have been foldered separately.

Collection Creator Biography:

Brown, George Russell, 1865-1932

George Russell Brown, Sr., was an engraver, a designer, and a Civil War veteran, who survived the Confederate Andersonville Prison Camp.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM1995-38

Custodial History

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Finding aid written by James Flannery on January 18, 2006. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication 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 RBSC 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.

Credit this material:

George Russell Brown Family Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/0r967373x
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184