Charlie Brown papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS881
Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence to Charles "Charlie" Manley Brown, bills, receipts, campaign materials, scrapbooks, estate records of Richard N. Fickett, newspaper clippings, and materials regarding Brown's book, Charlie Brown Remembers Atlanta: Memoirs of a Public Man.
- 1903-1984, undated
- Brown, Charlie, 1902-1995 (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Charles Manley Brown (1904-1995), better known as Charlie Brown, was the son of Charles Manley Brown (1871-1904) and Mamie Susan Fickett (1873-1967). The family lived in Atlanta, Georgia, and Brown attended attended Tech High (Atlanta, GA.) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA.). He married Elsie Anderson (1903-1993), and they had two girls, Barbara (1929-?) and Suzanne (1933-2001). Charlie Brown was A civic leader and businessman, Brown had a long political career, holding offices of Fulton County Commissioner, Senator of Georgia, member of the House of Representatives of Georgia, and having been a candidate for mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. He also served as president of the Atlanta Kiwanis Club and the president of West End Businessmen's Association while being a member of many other organizations. He was president of Fickett-Brown Manufacturing Company, successors to Fickett Manufacturing Company which was Brown's maternal grandfather's company. The company manufactured mops. James C. Bryant wrote a biography of Charlie Brown titled Charlie Brown Remembers Atlanta: A Public Man as Told to James C. Bryant, published 1982.
8.84 linear ft. (11 document cases, one oversize box, one oversize folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Administration of estates -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Brown, Charlie, 1902-1995 -- Finance, Personal
- Bryant, James C.
- Family-owned business enterprises -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Fickett, Richard Nathaniel
- Fickett-Brown Manufacturing Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Political candidates -- Georgia -- Atlanta
- Politicians -- Georgia
- Charlie Brown papers
- Josh Hogan
- February 2014
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- Finding aid is written in English.