Corporal Harold E. Brown collection, 1952-1953
NMAI.AC.099
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.099
Creators:
Brown, Harold E., 1929-2012
Malewotkuk, Florence Nupok
Dates:
1952-1953
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 linear foot
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection contains materials that were created and collected by Corporal Harold E. Brown circa 1952-1953 and relate to his service in the United States Army when he was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War (1950-1953). The materials include letters from Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) artist Florence Nupok Malewotkuk (1906-1971) to Cpl. Brown and an album containing photos that Cpl. Brown shot while stationed in Alaska.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The materials are organized in 2 boxes.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Relatively little is known about Corporal Harold E. Brown. Brown was born October 6, 1929 and lived in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He married Mary Helen (1938-2010) and they had at least one child Padraic Brown. Harold was a Corporal in the United States Army and served in the Korean War. He died on November 24, 2012.

Administration
Separated Materials note
The archival materials in this collection are part of a larger collection donated to NMAI by Anita and Padraic Brown. The other collection items were made by Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) artist Florence Nupok Malewotkuk (1906-1971) and include 2 hide yo-yos (26/9291 and 26/9292); 1 pair of mukluks (26/9293); and 3 pairs of slippers with beadwork (26/9294, 26/9295, and 26/9296). These objects were either given to or purchased by Corporal Harold E. Brown when he was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War.
Processing Information note
Processed by Emily Moazami, Assistant Head Archivist in 2017.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Anita and Padraic Brown, 2014.

Container
1-2

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Corporal Harold E. Brown collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use note
Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use note
Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Alaskan natives Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anchorage (Alaska) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fairbanks (Alaska) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Korean War, 1950-1953 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nome (Alaska) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland , Maryland, 20746-2863
Phone: 301.238.1400
nmaiarchives@si.edu