Papers. 1883-1962.


Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962. Papers. 1883-1962.

Papers. 1883-1962.

Congregational clergyman, executive secretary of the American Missionary Association, and educator. Correspondence (ca. 1390 items) concerning Brownlee's writings, the administration of Le Moyne College in Memphis, Tenn., and his retirement from the American Missionary Association in 1950, mss. of published and unpublished writings by Brownlee and others, documents, speeches, meditations, and sermons, scrapbooks concerning the institutions of the association and their activities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, school reports, certificates of awards, tributes, and honors, leaflets, pamphlets, clippings, drawings, photos, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Brownlee's wife, Ruth Holmes Bright, his co-author, Ruth A. Morton, and Augustus Field Beard, Ferdinand Q. Blanchard, Arna Bontemps, Carl Buehler, George A. Coe, Arthur E. Davies, Albert W. Dent, Edwin Embree, Alma C. Hanson, Wesley A. Hotchkiss, Langston Hughes, William J. Hutchins, Charles S. Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, Thomas Jesse Jones, William Heard Kilpatrick, Warren Marr II, Hollis Price, Benjamin Quarles, Julius Rosenwald, Frank Sweeney, and Fannie C. Williams.

ca. 7 linear ft. ca. 3, 700 items.

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