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Oliver M. Brown papers

 Collection — Folder: S180
Identifier: S0180

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed, signed lecture and personal notes from Oliver M. Brown in Indiana ranging from 1/22/1876 to 3/25/1876 regarding college classes.


  • 1876

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Oliver M. Brown was born to Robert and Martha Brown in Indiana in 1853, one of five children. He attended Earlham College in 1876 and married Almira Parker on May 15, 1880. They had two children, Orville and Ada (Adah). He died in 1944 and is buried in Walnut Ridge Friends Cemetery, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Brown, Oliver M.". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/04/28.

"Brown, Oliver M.". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/04/28.

"Brown, Oliver M.". U,S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1690-1940. Retrieved 2014/04/28.

"Brown, Oliver M.". U,S., Selected Quaker College Yearbooks and Alumni Directories, 1896-2003. Retrieved 2014/04/28.

"Brown, Oliver M.". U,S., Quaker Cemetery Records, 1800-1990. Retrieved 2014/04/28.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Adah B. Leonard on 1956/01/25.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/04/28 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/04/28 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.