Joseph Mackey Brown papers, 1860-1930.


Joseph Mackey Brown papers, 1860-1930.

The collection consists of papers of Joseph Mackey Brown from 1860-1930. The papers contain correspondence, drafts of essays, and an 1869 diary. The early correspondence to Brown is mainly from family numbers including his mother Elizabeth Grisham Brown, his sister Mary V. Connally, his brother Julius L. Brown, and his uncles James Steele and N.V. Brown. The later correspondence includes a few letters to Brown from Alexander S. Clay, William H. Taft, Clifford Walker, Lamartine G. Hardman, John M. Slaton, Tom Watson, Hugh Dorsey, N.E. Harris and W.J. Harris dealing mainly with Georgia political matters. Of particular interest are letters written by Brown discussing labor relations within the state. The diary was written by Brown in 1869 while residing in Atlanta. The entries discuss schooling and the activities of his family, including his father Joseph E. Brown. The collection also includes typescripts of Brown's historical writings on Mexico.

1.5 linear ft.

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