Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online

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Secretary's Office files

Brown University Archives

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

Administrative History

The Office of the Secretary of the University was established in 1956 with the promotion of the Director of Public Relations Howard S. Curtis. The Secretary would retain his former responsibilities but was given additional administrative assignments by the president. Curtis began his career at Brown in 1946 as director of the News Bureau.