Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George W. Brown Papers

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1527
Creators:
Brown, George W.
Dates:
1897-1935
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
.25 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Content Description

Content Description
Papers contain a 133-page typescript "Private log book of a little trip to Nicaragua" by Brown, including a map of the Nicaragua canal route and photographs, 1897-1898. Also includes letters from Brown to relatives concerning his work, especially in Nicaragua and at the Dry Tortugas. In addition, there is a photograph album with a description of it.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection is arranged in one series.

Administration

Author
Vanessa Broussard-Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mabel L. West, niece of George W. Brown, March 1963.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center form the Division of Work and Industry, February 2022.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons, archivist, 2023.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
George W. Brown Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Canals Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nicaragua. Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Typescripts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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