Hallie Q. Brown papers, 1870-1949.


Hallie Q. Brown papers, 1870-1949.

Hallie Q. Brown papers covers Brown's life as a Wilberforce College student and later fund raiser, an educator, an elocutionist, and a writer. Also includes photo albums (1880-1910), photo album of European travels (1930); programs of Brown's performances (1888-1947); scrapbook (1890-1949); news clippings pertaining; photographs o Brown(1900-1930) and family members (1870-1940s); and sympathy correspondence to Brown's family and funeral home guest book (1949). In addition the collectiona also contains the papers of Brown's brother, John G. Brown, including correspondence (1888), contracts (1880), and undated lecture notes; and news clippings pertaining to Wilberforce University (1934-1945). Materials pertaining to organizations with which Brown was affiliated include African Methodist Episcopal Church publications (1917-1940); Delta Sigma Theta Sorority programs (1940-1949); International Council of Women publications including donation forms; reports (1921-1925), conference materials (1899-1933), bulletins (1922-1933), correspondence (1918-1948), and programs (1933); national and state federations of the National Association of Colored Women publications including convention programs and minutes (1906-1946), constitutions (1904-1926), and reports (1912-1941).

ca. 15 linear ft.

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