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Stanford Brown collection

Stanford Brown collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stanford Brown collection
Creator: Brown, Stanford
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1961
Language(s): English
Extent: 16 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4434
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Collection includes a booklet for The Grand Theatre Program from 1925-1926, a photograph of an election crowd in Atlanta, Georgia in 1880, a photograph of Eugene O'Neill by Carl Van Vechten, 1920's photographs, Farmer's Banking Co. records, Marilyn Campbell's photographs of African American families in Georgia during the 1940's, and a photograph from Fort Valley State College Campus. Also included are broadsides for a program on Palestine and Egypt from 1879, a white supremacy flyer, a Civil War Island Minstrels concert, a roster of officers from the Thirty-third U.S. Infantry, an advertisement for a concert by the Brass Band of the 33rd Mass in Atlanta, Georgia, Civil War Union General Orders, a supplement of the Marietta Journal, a wanted poster for African American men Cornelius and Leon Cooper from 1933, and an ink drawing of the Battery Seymour on Ossabaw Island.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Stanford Brown Collection, ms4434, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American families
Election Day
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Minstrel shows
Orders (military records)
Photograph albums
Sherman's March to the Sea.
Theater programs
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Wanted posters.
White supremacy movements -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11The Grand Theatre program, 1925-1926
12Photograph of crowd on Election Day in Atlanta, Georgia, 1880
13Carl Van Vechten photograph of Eugene O'Neill, 1936
14Photographs, circa 1920
15Farmers Banking Company records, 1913-1917
16Marilyn Campbell photographs of African American families, circa 1940
17Fort Valley State College Campus photograph
18Wanted poster for Cornelius and Leon Cooper, 1933
19Ralston Hall! Palestine and Egypt, 1879
110White Man Awake flyer, 1960
111Civil War Island Minstrels concert, 1863
112Roster of officers of the Thirty-third U.S. Infantry, 1868
113Grand vocal and instrumental concert flyer, 1864
114Civil War Union General orders, 1863-1864
115Letter regarding officer commissions - Col. George Nolan to Maj. John Flowers, 1864 May 18
116Letter - George R. Clayton to Governor James Jackson, 1800 August 22
117Letters (4) - from Confederate soldier Benjamin Gaughf, 1861-1862
118Charles Homsher - Account of his time at Andersonville Prison
119Program fragment - Honor Roll - South Georgia College, 1911-1912
120Catalog - Spelman Seminary for Women and Girls, 1906-1907
121Lecture announcement - Fort Valley State College, 1953 June 17
1Supplement of the Marietta Journal, 1868
2Ink drawing of Battery Seymour, 1863
2Fort Valley State College brochure, 1940
1Scrapbook - Atlanta area high school newspaper clippings, 1933-1939