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Brown, Elijah Alexander, Sr., 1857-1926
|Title: ||Elijah A. Brown, Sr. papers|
|Dates: ||1826-1965, undated|
4.0 linear ft.
(4 document cases, 1 half document cases, 3 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Elijah A. Brown, Sr. (1857-1926) was born in Canton, Georgia. His father was Governor Joseph E. Brown. Elijah Brown attended Boy's High School, Oglethorpe University and the University of Georgia. He married Henrietta Law McBride in 1894. They had one son, Elijah A. Jr. Later in life, Elijah Brown married Harriet Elizabeth Johnson. They had three children; Penelope, Marcus and Joseph. Elijah Brown was a director of Dade Coal Company and Georgia Savings Bank and Trust Company, and treasurer of the Joseph E. Brown Company. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery.
Scope and Content Note
These papers consist of business and personal papers, including correspondence and financial records of Elijah A. Brown, Sr. and some of Elijah A. Brown, Jr. In addition, ther are papers pertaining to several Brown Family members, including Governor Joseph E. Brown, Julius I. Brown, and Marcus J. Brown.
Elijah Brown, Sr. papers, MSS 38, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1936 and subsequent additions
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|1||1||News clippings, 1924-1940|
|3||Diaries of trips, radiograms, 1901-1924|
|4||Financial records, 1877-1923|
|5||Financial records, 1876-1929|
|6||Legal records, 1888-1905|
|9||Foreign passports and travel documents, 1880-1924|
|10||Business correspondence, 1869-1926|
|11||Business correspondence, 1894-1925|
|12||Paper currency, 1864-1867|
|2||1||Empty envelopes, 1902-1918|
|2||Business and legal papers, 1903-1905|
|4||Temperature charts of Atlanta, 1898-1899|
|9||Printed material, 1896-1921|
|3||1||Bound volume, poetry, 1868|
|2||Bound volume, poetry, 1868-1869|
|3||Bound volume, stories, 1868-1870|
|4||Bound volume, poetry and prose, 1868-1870|
|5||Letter book, carbons of correspondence, 1881-1882|
|1||Scrapbook of news clippings, 1872-1877|
|4||1||Postcards addressed to Marcus J. Brown, 1962-1965|
|2||Brown family account/deed book, 1830-1847|
|3||Georgia Tech yearbook and 60 Views of Atlanta, 1906-1939|
|4||Printed material, 1882-1926|
|5||Miscellaneous papers of Joseph E. Brown, 1857-1905|
|6||Souvenir cards and postcards, undated|
|7||Bill of Sale for African American slaves, 1826-1828|
|8||Will of Richard Burdye of Virginia, undated|
|9||Materials about poet Robert Burns, 1907-1915, undated|
|10||The Wanderer Case, 1891|
|11||Correspondence of Marcus Brown, 1926-1953, undated|
|12||News clippings, 1912, undated|
|14||Certificates and children's book, 1880-1942|
|5||Scrapbook "Presented to Elijah A. Brown by his father Joseph E. Brown, Jan. 3, 1872, 1872-1875|
|MSS OS box 4.6||Letterbooks, carbon copies, 1882-1888|
|MSS OS box 4.7||Letterbooks, carbon copies, 1888-1892|
|MSS OS box 2.4||Bartow County land deeds, 1836-1889|
|MSS OS box 1.4||2||Diploma and certificate, 1922, undated|
|MSS OS box 5.46||1||Newsclippings, 1881, 1917|