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John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) papers

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146


Additional Information

Related material: RESOURCES AT BROWN UNIVERSITY The Brown University Library is the repository for several collections related to the Brown family and their businesses that are accessible through Josiah, including: Natalie Bayard Brown papers, Ms. 2007.011 Harold Brown papers, Ms. 2007.006 John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979) papers, Ms. 2007.012 RESOURCES BEYOND BROWN UNIVERSITY John Nicholas Brown played an important role in the founding of the John Carter Brown Library, designed to house his father’s outstanding collection of books on the Americas. Information on JNB and the history of the collection may be found in records at the: John Carter Brown Library Information about the history of the collection housed at the John Carter Brown Library can also be found in: George Parker Winship, THE JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY: A HISTORY John Nicholas Brown was also among the founders of the Providence Public Library. See, for example: William E. Foster, THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1878-1928
Separated material: Gauley correspondence (1893-1899) removed from JNB (1861-1900) Financial series to JN & H Brown records Natalie Bayard Brown bills prior to marriage were removed from JNB (1861-1900) Financial series to Natalie Bayard Brown papers.
Bibliography:
  • Bicknell, Thomas W. The History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence
  • Guillaud, Jacqueline and Maurice. Claude Monet at the time of Giverny (France: Centre Culturel du Marais, 1983).
  • Hedges, James B. The Browns of Providence Plantations (Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1952), 2 vols.
  • Newport: A Sketch (Newport, Rhode Island: Newport Progress Committee, 1904).
  • Notes on Saint John's Church in Providence.
  • Sherman, Clarence E. The Providence Public Library (Providence, Rhode Island: Printed privately, 1937).
  • Other information: