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Series 1: Biographical, 1932-1971
Collection Description & Creator Information
Brown's papers document his career as a government consultant, as a scholar, and as a university administrator and include his correspondence and writings, reports, meeting minutes, notes, and publications. The papers particularly document Brown's work with the development and revision of the Social Security program, with the War Department during World War II, and with Princeton University as a professor and administrator, as well as his involvement with various government agencies and organizations.
Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.
Arranged alphabetically by document type.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
Materials separated from this collection include duplicate materials, student grades and attendance records, and personal financial papers. A publication was removed from the collection to be cataloged separately.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
- Special Requirements for Access:
One 7" reel of 1/4" recording tape and one digital audio tape are located in the Biographical series, Box 1. Access to this material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: Biographical; J. Douglas Brown Papers, MC155, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-4