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Title
Additional papers of Gertrude Foster Brown, 1732-1956 (inclusive), 1815-1956 (bulk)
Name/Creator
Brown, Gertrude Foster, 1867-1956, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Schlesinger
Language
English
Description
6 linear feet. (6 cartons) plus 1 folio folder, 1 folio+ folder.
Form/Genre
mixed material

Account books.

Diaries.

Drawings.

Pamphlets.

Photographs.

Readers.

Sketchbooks.
Subject
Adams, Mildred , 1894-1980 ;  Adams, John Quincy , 1767-1848 ;  Ansermet, Ernest , 1883-1969 ;  Brown, Arthur Raymond , 1865-1944 ;  Brown family ;  Brown, Gertrude Foster , 1867-1956 ;  Brown, Samuel Watson , 1828-1866 ;  Catt, Carrie Chapman , 1859-1947 ;  Foster family ;  Gibson, Charles Dana , 1867-1944 ;  Kingsbury, Linda Raymond Ward , 1798-1834 ;  Landowska, Wanda ;  Raymond family ;  Skinner, Cornelia Otis , 1901-1979 ;  Skinner, Otis , 1858-1942 ;  Ward, Artemas , 1727-1800 ;  Ward, Benjamin , 1793-1828 ;  Ward family ;  Ward, Henry Dana , 1797-1884 ;  Ward, Henry Dana Artemas ;  Ward, Marianna ;  Whitehouse, Vira Ogden , 1875-1919 ;  Bandar Log Press. ;  Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund. ;  Women's Action Committee for Lasting Peace. ;  Women's Overseas Hospitals. ;  Woman Citizen ;  Artists ;  Children's literature ;  Courtship ;  Family records ;  Marriage ;  Musicians ;  Nurses ;  Pianists -- United States ;  Teachers ;  Widows ;  Women musicians -- United States ;  Women pianists -- United States ;  Women -- Suffrage -- United States ;  World War, 1914-1918 ;  Europe -- Description and travel

Category
Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

English

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Collection contains family correspondence, diaries, and photographs of Gertrude Foster Brown and her husband Arthur Raymond Brown; his writings, sketches and courtship letters; and diaries, account books and writings of his parents and grandparents that document the childhood, schoolteaching, marriage and widowhood of his maternal ancestors. Also included are 19th century children's books and primers, religious tracts, and memorabilia.

Concert pianist active in the women's suffrage movement, Gertrude Foster Brown (1867-1956) studied music in Boston, Berlin, and Paris, was an officer and president of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (1913-1917), Director-General of the Women's Overseas Hospitals in France (1918), and General Manager of the Woman Citizen (1921-1931). Her husband, Arthur Raymond Brown (1865-1944), was descended from the Raymonds of Rindge, New Hampshire, and was great grandson of Revolutionary General Artemas Ward. Raymond Brown was an artist and advertising executive.

Materials in English.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00164

Unpublished finding aid.

Gertrude Foster Brown Additional papers. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

There is related material: Gertrude Foster Brown Papers at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.