|Creator:||Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932|
|Creator:||Brown, Julius L., 1848-1910|
|Title:||Joseph Mackey Brown papers|
|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.|
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.
Arranged in 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.
Joseph M. Brown papers. MS 27. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.