|Creator:||Brown, Elizabeth Grisham, 1826-1897|
|Creator:||Brown, Franklin P.|
|Creator:||Connally, Mary Virginia Brown, 1850-1927|
|Creator:||Grisham, Mary L.|
|Creator:||Steele, James, 1802-1876|
|Title:||Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown papers|
|Quantity:||15.2 Linear feet (23 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 oversized boxes, 1 flat box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of the Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown family of Cherokee County, Georgia from 1847-1951. The papers consists of correspondence, genealogical notes, photographs, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the correspondence (1866-1884), contains family letters to and from Joseph E. Brown; his wife, Elizabeth Grisham Brown; her parents Joseph Grisham and Mary L. Grisham; the Brown children, Mary V. Brown (Connally), Franklin Pierce Brown; and other relatives including uncle James Steele and cousin Mary E. Maxwell. The scrapbooks (46) contain a variety of materials including newsclippings and ephemera, some relating to Brown's political career, kept by various members of the Brown family.|
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.
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Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Joseph E. and Elizabeth Grisham Brown papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.