Papers of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1900-1961


Papers of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1900-1961


This collection provides information about Charlotte Hawkins Brown's life and activities, about Palmer Memorial Institute, and particularly about Brown's continuing struggle to enlarge the school, the financial problems she encountered, and her constant fund-raising efforts.

2.84 linear feet ((3+1/2 file boxes, 1 folio+ box) plus 4 oversize folders, 2 folio+ folders, 4 reels of microfilm)

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