Elijah A. Brown, Sr. papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS38
Scope and Content
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.
- 1826-1965, undated
- Brown, Elijah Alexander, Sr. (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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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.
4 linear ft. (4 document cases, 1 half document cases, 3 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1936 and subsequent additions
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- Elijah Brown, Sr. papers
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- Finding aid is written in English.