Natalie Bayard Brown papers Brown (Natalie Bayard) Papers (bulk 1897-1950) 1877-1950
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In 1917 the university established the Brown War Records Bureau, whose intention was to "collect and preserve a record of all Brown men who are serving in the present war". Brown faculty, students and alumni who were in the military were asked to fill out a small card called "Are you in the war?" and to send original letters, clippings or photographs which "have any bearing on the service of Brown men in the war." This collection is partly a result of that effort. From the guide to t...
John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was born on December 17, 1861, at the family homestead in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown. John Nicholas Brown was a member of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in Rhode Island, and an eighth generation descendant of Chad Brown, one of the original settlers of Providence Plantations. The family was active during the American Revolution and a supporter of the Feder...
Brown University class of 1887. At different times lawyer with Green, Hinckley and Allen; and with Green, Curran, and Hart. Instructor in law at Brown University. Governor of Rhode Island. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1907-1938]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122365837 U.S. senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. From the description of Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960 (bulk 1937-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 75382875 ...
The Lonsdale Water Power Company, an unchartered corporation founded by the firm of Brown & Ives with Edward Carrington and others, was organized in 1825. The company proceeded to buy up estates and water rights along the Blackstone River in the towns of Smithfield and Cumberland, Rhode Island. In 1831, the company began construction of a mill - later called Lonsdale Mill No. 1- and organized around that mill the village they named Lonsdale in Smithfield. As well wi...
President of Brown University, 1899-1929. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca.1878-1888]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122647911 Ninth president of Brown University, 1899-1929; Baptist clergy. Graduated from Brown in 1880; graduated from Newton Theological Institution in 1884; pastor of State Street Baptist Church in Springfield, Mass., and Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in New York, N.Y. From the description of William Herbert...
Born on May 12, 1869, to Major George Warren Dresser and Susan Fish LeRoy, Natalie Bayard Brown was a descendent of Peter Stuyvesant and Col. Nicholas Fish, a Revolutionary War veteran. Due to the death of their parents in 1883, Natalie and her siblings were raised in Newport by their maternal grandparents, Susan Elizabeth (Fish) and Daniel LeRoy. As a young lady, Natalie Bayard Dresser studied at private schools and was a popular member of Newport and New York Society. She attended...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
William P. Sheffield (HLS 1857) was Republican member of the Rhode Island State Legislature; U.S. Representative for Rhode Island, 1st District, 1909-1911; and member of the Republican National Committee for Rhode Island, 1912. From the description of Letterbooks and one account book, 1880-1903. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 237398729 ...
Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941) was a book designer and printer in New England. He was born an only child in an old and well-connected New England family, but his father's death in 1877 prevented Updike from pursuing higher education. Updike's Episcopalian background greatly influenced both his character and his later work as a printer, and his intellectual and cultural character was molded by his mother, an antiquary and scholar of French and English literature. Updike's first book-related j...
John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979) was born on February 21, 1900 in New York City as the only child of John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) and Natalie Bayard Dresser Brown (1869-1950). When John Nicholas Brown was just two months old, his father contracted Typhoid fever and died suddenly on May 1, 1900. The tragic deaths of his father and later, his uncle, Harold Brown, left John Nicholas to become the sole heir to the family fortune at the tender age of three months and dubbe...
Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...
John Carter Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, began to decisively collect books about America in 1848, although he had started collecting rare books, “the favorite pastime of wealthy noblemen” much earlier. An admirer of Old World traditions, Brown focused upon European voyages and travels, as well as books that provided a background for European expansion. Around 1846, he began an avid pursuit of Americana, an area of interest he termed “the Great Subject....
Episcopal worship in Rhode Island dates from 1635. The Colony relied on itinerant preachers until 1702 when the first Anglican church was built in Newport. Others followed soon after in Narragansett, Bristol and Providence. In 1790 the Diocese of Rhode Island was created with Samuel Seabury, Bishop of Connecticut, named Bishop of Rhode Island as well. Rhode Island would continue to share a bishop with one or more New England states until 1843. In 1929 St. John's Church in Providence became the C...
In 1887 Cram joined with Charles Wentworth to open an architectural office (Cram and Wentworth) in Boston. In 1891 Bertram G. Goodhue joined them. Shortly thereafter Wentworth died and the firm became Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, which it remained until 1910 when Goodhue left to form his own firm in New York. Cram & Ferguson kept that name even when younger partners joined in 1925 and after Ferguson died in 1926. From the description of [Unidentified church] [graphic] : [perspec...
Congressman, diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Claiborne Pell : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730680 Diplomat and U.S. Representative from New York. From the description of Papers, 1916-1946. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853079 Pell was a Dutchess County man who served in the 66th United States Congress, 1919-1921; was Chairman of the Democratic P...
Winship graduated from Harvard in 1893 and taught history of printing and served as librarian at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Parker Winship, 1899-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973222 Winship (A.B. 1893) was the first Librarian of the Harry Elkins Widener Collection. From the description of Bibliographical notes, compositions, and other papers, [19--] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868810 ...