Contents and Arrangement

Speeches, 1939-1940

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged chronologically.

Collection History


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 copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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.

One 7" reel of 1/4" recording tape and one digital audio tape are located in the Biographical series, Box 1.

Credit this material:

Speeches; J. Douglas Brown Papers, MC155, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 71

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Related Materials

This collection is part of a group of 28 Mudd Manuscript Library collections related to 20th century economic thought and development which were processed as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission funded project. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "Economics--20th century" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog. Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the J. Douglas Brown Papers are the papers of two other individuals who served in the United States War Department during World War II, Howard C. Petersen and Edward S. Greenbaum, and the records of the Princeton University offices of the Dean of the Faculty and the Provost.


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. 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
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)