Nathaniel Terry Bacon was an engineer, entrepreneur-industrialist, philanthropist, and scholar. He actively participated in several business enterprises and wrote extensively on a variety of topics. The collection reflects both his personal and professional life.
Thomas Banchoff collection of materials relating to Edwin Abbott Abbott
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The collection is comprised primarily of photographs of Edwin Abbott Abbott, his family and associates as well as correspondence between them. It also includes some newspaper clippings and one notebook belonging to Edwin Abbott Abbott.
Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1815-1891) was a teacher and poet of Providence, Rhode Island and New York City. The collection covers the years 1835-1894 and contains correspondence concerning literary and personal affairs, three manuscripts of her poems, two engraved portraits extracted from a book, and miscellaneous notes.
The William H. Brooks Family Papers consist almost exclusively of correspondence from the period 1861-1865. While most of the letters are primarily concerned with family matters and relationships, some portion of the content relates the military activities of William H. Brooks and Jesse S. Comac, who enlisted in the Union Army at the rank of private early in the war. Camp life and battle scenes are described.
Charles Wilson Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers
The Charles Wilson
Brown collection of Brown and Wilson family papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, and
photographs related to Lanta Wilson Smith (Charles Brown's aunt), Rev. Henry Wheaton Brown
(Charles Brown's father) and Rev. William Jones Wilson (Charles Brown's grandfather). The
correspondence is largely written to or by Lanta Wilson Smith and includes some of her
poetry; the remaining correspondence is written by or related to Rev. William Jones Wilson.
Autobiographies of both Rev. Brown and Rev. Wilson can be found in the collection as can
parish programs and related clippings. The photographs are of Maine churches and Rev. Wilson
and his wife.
COLLECTION CLOSED [2/1/2024] John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) papers
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[2/1/24] John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia
Augusta (Brown) Brown, members of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in
Rhode Island. The papers reflect John Nicholas Brown's passion for the arts, travel, Europe,
yachts, and philanthropic and civic activities.
The Brown Christian Association records contain material relating to various issues in which the BCA was involved, such as disarmament and conscientious objectors during World War II, various relief organizations for post-war Europe, and organizations that provided aid to poor children in the United States. The collection includes annual reports, journals, and newsletters produced by the organization; correspondence and files of K. Brooke Anderson and Joe Wang; records related to campus activities during World War II; peace activities; and subject files. The materials are dated from 1881 to 1969.
The Brown University Department of Music records contain materials related to the Department dated from circa 1898 to 2009, with most of the materials dated from 1919 to 1962. The materials include concert programs, correspondence, office files, programs, publications, recordings and surveys.
The John Buchan Papers contain approximately 150 items covering the years 1898-1958. Most of the collection contains letters written by John Buchan to W.M. Colles and Sir Henry Newbolt. A selection of 5 published works by John Buchan are included as well as photographs.