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Formal title:
Thomas F. Banchoff papers
Extent:
23.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1935-2012 (bulk 1963-1997)
Abstract:
The Thomas F. Banchoff papers (1935-2012, bulk 1963-1997) contain administrative, research, and teaching materials relating to Professor Banchoff's tenure as a professor of mathematics at Brown University. Included are correspondence, lecture and research notes, manuscripts, course syllabi and exams, and records of various faculty and university committees of which he was a member. The papers also include records from Professor Banchoff's term as acting Dean of Student Affairs at Brown (1971-1972) that reflect the racial and political campus issues of the time.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.2015.003
Formal title:
Thomas Banchoff collection of materials relating to Edwin Abbott Abbott
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1865-2001 (bulk 1865-1927)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.016
Formal title:
Harcourt Brown papers
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1940-1957
Abstract:
The Harcourt Brown papers contain correspondence, course materials, and office files dated from circa 1940 to 1957. Some of the correspondence is related to the periodical Annals of Science, edited by Professor Brown.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.B4
Formal title:
Brown University Christian Association records
Extent:
34.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1881-1969
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1Q.C1
Formal title:
Brown University Department of Chemistry records
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
circa 1950-1989
Abstract:
The Brown University Department of Chemistry records contain administrative files dated from circa 1950 to 1987. These files include annual reports, correspondence, materials regarding the chemistry department curriculum and the students enrolled in the department, and information regarding the Metcalf Laboratory.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZCH.2
Formal title:
Brown University Department of Music records
Extent:
16.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1858-2009 (bulk 1919-1962)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZMU.1
Formal title:
Brown University Library Special Collections files
Extent:
26.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1932-1986
Abstract:
The Brown University Library Special Collections files contain correspondence which as been arranged alphabetically in the first series and chronologically in the second series. The correspondence is dated from circa 1932 to 1986.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1X.5
Formal title:
Brown University Special Events Department files
Extent:
16.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1973-2001
Abstract:
The Brown University Special Events Department files pertain to campus events that took place from 1973 through 2001 and include presidential inaugurations, campus center openings, lecture series, commencements (1994-1996), and the Providence Journal/Brown University Public Affairs Conference. The collection contains correspondence, financial documents, lists of speakers, speeches, schedules, programs, seating arrangements, menus, videos and photographs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZSE-1
Formal title:
Brown University Placement Office records
Extent:
1.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1937-1943
Abstract:
The Brown University Placement Office records contain correspondence related to the Office's mission of assisting Brown graduates in finding employment. Included are letters to local businesses such as the Gorham Company as well as letters to newspapers, insurance, and manufacturing companies such as the New York Times, Prudential Insurance, and General Motors. The correspondence is dated from circa 1937 to 1943.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZPL-2
Formal title:
John Buchan papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1898-1958
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Buchan

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