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Natalie Bayard Brown papers (Ms.2007.011)

Brown University Library

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

Collection Overview

Title: Natalie Bayard Brown papers
Date range: 1877-1950, (bulk 1897-1950)
Creator: Brown, Natalie Bayard, 1869-1950
Extent: 53.25 Linear feet
Abstract: Natalie Bayard Brown (1869-1950) was the wife of John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) and mother of John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979), members of the prominent Brown family of Providence, Rhode Island. The papers reflect Natalie Bayard Brown's interests in politics and charitable causes through correspondence with family and friends, writings and speeches, scrapbooks, and photographs. The papers contain detailed financial and legal records related to John Nicholas Brown's (1900-1979) large inheritance from his father and uncle, Harold Brown. The papers also hold travel diaries and photographs from Natalie Bayard Brown and John Nicholas Brown's (1900-1979) travels in Europe, Asia, and Middle East.
Language of materials: English .
Repository: John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number: Ms.2007.011