Joseph Mackey Brown papers

Joseph Mackey Brown papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932
Creator: Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910
Title: Joseph Mackey Brown papers
Dates: Bulk, 1894-1914
Dates: 1865-1930, bulk 1894-1914
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of the papers of John Mackey Brown from 1865-1930. Consists mostly of correspondence regarding the publication of his book on the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain; official correspondence relating to his service on the Railroad Commission of Georgia; correspondence regarding the gubernatorial races of 1908 and 1911; and letters and documents relating to family lawsuits over the estate of his father, Joseph Emerson Brown. The collection also contains two letter books (1894-1895, 1908-1910) of Julius Lewis Brown pertaining to personal and business matters.
Coll. Number: ms27

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph M. Brown (1851-1932), railroad executive, Georgia Governor (1909-1911; 1912-1913), son of Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown, born in Cherokee County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Joseph M. Brown (1851-1932)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Governors--Georgia--Election.
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864.
Letter books.
Railroad Commission of Georgia.
Railroads--Georgia.

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

Joseph M. Brown papers. MS 27. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
111865-1875
 
21876-1880
 
31886
 
41887-1890
 
51881-1895
 
61894-1899
 
71900-1904
 
8January - May 15, 1905
 
9May 16 - December 1905
 
BoxFolder
211906
 
21907
 
31908
 
41909
 
51910
 
6-71911
 
81912
 
BoxFolder
311913
 
21914
 
31917-1930
 
4-6Undated
 
7Empty envelopes
 
8Bombardment of Kennesaw Mountain with the author's pencilled notes and additions