|Creator:||Brown, Elijah A., (Elijah Alexander), 1857-|
|Creator:||Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894|
|Title:||Joseph E. Brown papers|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Joseph E. Brown mainly from ca. 1861-1890. The papers include a small collection of letters between Brown and B.T. Beauregard, Rufus B. Bullock, Howell Cobb, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Johnson, Alexander H. Stephens, and Henry H. Tucker mainly regarding Georgia politics during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also contains some material relating to Brown's son, Elijah A. Brown including a 1867 diary he kept while attending the University of Georgia; newspaper clippings pertaining to the death of Joseph E. Brown and his widow; and some legal documents.|
Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), lawyer, Georgia Governor (1857-1865), son of Mackey and Sally Rice Brown, married Elizabeth Grisham, daughter of Joseph and Mary L. Grisham. Parents of Julius L. Brown, Mary Virginia Brown, Joseph M. Brown, Franklin P. Brown, Elijah A. Brown, Charles M. Brown, Sally Eugenia Brown, and George M. Brown.
Arranged in rough chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.
Joseph E. Brown papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.