Elijah A. Brown papers

Elijah A. Brown papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown, Elijah A., (Elijah Alexander), 1857-
Title: Elijah A. Brown papers
Dates: 1875
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence from Elijah A. Brown of Athens, Georgia, to his parents Joseph Emerson and Elizabeth Grisham Brown, from April - May, 1875. The letters discuss school, teachers, churches, and ministers in Athens. An additional, undated, letter to Elizabeth Brown from Henry Holcombe Tucker discusses Tucker's election as chancellor of the University of Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms2112

Biographical/Historical Note

Elijah Alexander Brown (the son of Governor Joseph E. Brown (1821-1894) and and Elizabeth Grisham Brown) was born in Canton, Ga. September 4, 1857 and was a graduate of the University of Georgia. He was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity and Phi Kappa Society. He married Henrietta Law McBride (d. 1896), daughter of Colonel Andrew J. McBride, in 1894. Brown had two children: Frances (1895-1896) and Elijah Alexander (b. 1896). For more information, see his .


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--20th century.
Brown, Elizabeth Grisham, 1826-1897
Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Church buildings--Georgia.
Tucker, Henry H., (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elijah A. Brown papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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