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Series 5: Writings, 1926-1978
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Writings series includes copies of articles and speeches written by Brown, as well as drafts, clippings, and related correspondence. For speeches, some also include cards with notes for delivering the address. Brown wrote articles for scholarly magazines and for newspapers, and spoke before Congress, at universities, and at a wide variety of organizations. The subjects of the writings include Social Security, higher education, and promoting Princeton University and the Industrial Relations Section.
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.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson and Jessie Thompson in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in January 2007.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
One 7" reel of 1/4" recording tape and one digital audio tape are located in the Biographical series, Box 1.
- Credit this material:
Series 5: Writings; 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
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 69-84
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Dr. J. Douglas Brown, a Dean and Social Security Architect," by Thomas W. Ennis. The New York Times, January 21, 1986. J(ames) Douglas Brown Profile, Marquis Who's Who on the Web. http://search.marquiswhoswho.com Accessed August 1, 2006. Materials from Series 1: Biographical; J. Douglas Brown Papers; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. Princeton University Class of 1919: Forty Years After, edited by W. E. Studdiford. Progress Publishing Company, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1959.
- United States. War Department
Princeton University. Industrial Relations Section
Princeton University. Office of the Dean of Faculty
Princeton University. Office of the Provost
Brown, J. Douglas (James Douglas), 1898-1986