The Resource James R. Brown papers

James R. Brown papers

Label
James R. Brown papers, 1957-1991
Title
James R. Brown papers
Inclusive dates
1957-1991
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1957-1991, of James R. Brown (1917-1993) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, containing his genealogical research on the Brown family, and allied lines of Elledge, Gunnnels, Halley, Isley, Patton, Sandusky, and Shanks. Areas covered include Fairfax County, Virginia, and Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. There are abstracts and copies of census records, deeds, estate administration records, marriage records and vital statistics, military records, and wills, and also correspondence, family group sheets, genealogical charts and pedigrees, genealogies compiled by others, and published sources. There is also a copy of "Century Bombers: The Story of the Bloody Hundredth" written by Richard Le Strange, with Brown's assistance, and published in 1989
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Biographical or historical data
James Robert Brown was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 27 February 1917. He studied law at the University of Minnesota, and then enlisted in 1942, and flew missions with the 100th Bomb Group in England. Following the war, he went back to the University of Minnesota and earned a degree in business administration. Brown was employed as a sales manager for the Nicollet Hotel in Minneapolis. He married Ella Caroline Bertheussen (b. 1917) in St. Louis Park, Minnesota on 14 December 1940. He died on 14 September 1993.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
James R. Brown papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi04609.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
4.725
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Hughes, Joanne J.
  • Hughes, Joanne J.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. Correspondence. II. Family Name Files.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001693334
Type of unit
cu. ft. (11 boxes)

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