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The Papers of Albert Oscar Brown at Dartmouth College

WMAN ML-26

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Creator: Brown, Albert Oscar
Title Remainder: Papers. 1858-1937
Dates: 1858-1937
Identification: ML-26





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INVENTORY

THE PAPERS OF

ALBERT OSCAR BROWN

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

1853 Born on July 18 in Northwood, New Hampshire, the son of Charles Osgood and Elizabeth (Langmaid) Brown
1878 Received AB Degree from Dartmouth College
1884 Received LLB Degree from Boston University Law School
1884 Admitted to New Hampshire Bar
1884-1912 Practiced law in Manchester, New Hampshire
1888 Married Susie J. Clarke on December 20
1905-1912 President of Amoskeag Savings Bank
1908 Received AM Degree from Dartmouth College
1911-1921 Chairman of New Hampshire Tax Commission
1911-1931 Trustee of Dartmouth College
1921-1923 Governor of New Hampshire
1922 President of New Hampshire Bankers Association
1922 Received Honorary LLD Degree from University of New Hampshire
1925-1926 Member of General Court of New Hampshire
1937 Died on March 28 in Manchester, New Hampshire

INTRODUCTION

The papers of Albert Oscar Brown came to the Dartmouth College Library in 1975 as a gift of his nephew, Charles Brown McLaughlin, Dartmouth, Class of 1914. Mr. Brown, the son of Charles Osgood and Elizabeth (Langmaid) Brown, was born in Northwood, New Hampshire, in 1853, and was an alumnus of Dartmouth, Class of 1878.

A graduate of Boston University Law School, where he received an LLB degree in 1884, AOB practiced law in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was a Dartmouth Trustee, a Manchester bank president, chairman of the New Hampshire Tax Commission, and governor of the state. All these occupations are represented in varying degrees by correspondence, reports, and cancelled checks. There are also papers of Susie (Clarke) Brown, his wife, which include correspondence, receipts for household expenses, specifications for house repairs, and cancelled checks. This material is housed in 15 boxes using 13 linear shelf feet.

Albert Oscar Brown died in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 1937.






Series I Dartmouth College



BOX 1

Correspondence and Reports while Trustee



FOLDER 1.

1910-1912



FOLDER 2.

1913



FOLDER 3.

1914



FOLDER 4.

Budget, 1913-1914



FOLDER 5.

Business Administration Committee Minutes, 1913-1920



FOLDER 6.

Library Committee, 1925-1926



BOX 2

Publications



FOLDER 1.

Dartmouth Alumni Magazine



2 Issues



FOLDER 2.

Dartmouth College, a Book of Information



1 Copy



FOLDER 3.

The New Gymnasium



4 Issues



FOLDER 4.

Miscellaneous Reports



Series II Financial Material



BOX 3

Bank Statements, Cancelled Checks, and Check Stubs



BOX 4

Cashbooks and Journals



FOLDER 1.

Burnham and McAllister



2 Cashbooks



FOLDER 2.

Unidentified Journals



Series III Law



BOX 5

Boston University Law School



FOLDER 1.

Catalogue



FOLDER 2.

Court of the University, Cases



FOLDER 3.

Examination Questions



FOLDER 4.

Examination Answer Books



FOLDER 5.

School Year Program



FOLDER 6.

Synopsis of the Law of Torts, Compiled by Charles S. Hanks



BOX 6

Business Correspondence, Financial Reports, and Legal Papers



FOLDER 1.

Eliza A. Barton



FOLDER 2.

Otis Barton



FOLDER 3.

Otis Barton



FOLDER 4.

Bosquet Mortgage



FOLDER 5.

Burgess Sulphite Fibre Company



FOLDER 6.

Coe's Northwood Academy



FOLDER 7.

Colonial and Wood Piano Companies



FOLDER 8.

Hannah A. Currier



FOLDER 9.

Agnes D. Damon



FOLDER 10.

Walter Guy Furnald



FOLDER 11.

John W. Johnston



FOLDER 12.

Margaret A. Leach



FOLDER 13.

Frank P. Leavitt



FOLDER 14.

Manchester and Derry Street Railway



FOLDER 15.

Manchester Traction, Light and Power Company



FOLDER 16.

Miscellaneous



FOLDER 17.

New Hampshire Constitutional Convention



FOLDER 18.

New Hampshire Tax Commission



FOLDER 19.

New Hampshire Tax Commission. Tax Cards Shelved after Box 15



FOLDER 20.

New York Commercial Company



FOLDER 21.

Nina E. Nichols



FOLDER 22.

North-Eastern Life Insurance Company



FOLDER 23.

Northwestern Power Company



FOLDER 24.

B. H. Piper Company



FOLDER 25.

F. H. Prince and Company



FOLDER 26.

Railroads versus State



FOLDER 27.

Tucker, Anthony and Company



FOLDER 28.

United States Finishing Company



FOLDER 29.

John B. Varick Company



BOX 7

Pamphlets



FOLDER 1.

Cases Heard before the Interstate Commerce Commission



3 Complaints



FOLDER 2.

Proceedings of the Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire, 1901-1921



14 Issues



FOLDER 3.

Proceedings of the Southern New Hampshire Bar Association, 1899



1 Issue



Series IV Governor of New Hampshire



BOX 8

Correspondence while Governor, Name File



FOLDER 1.

A



FOLDER 2.

B



FOLDER 3.

C



FOLDER 4.

D



FOLDER 5.

E



FOLDER 6.

F



FOLDER 7.

G



FOLDER 8.

H



FOLDER 9.

I



FOLDER 10.

J



FOLDER 11.

K



FOLDER 12.

L



FOLDER 13.

M



FOLDER 14.

N



FOLDER 15.

O



FOLDER 16.

P



FOLDER 17.

Q



FOLDER 18.

R



FOLDER 19.

S



FOLDER 20.

T



FOLDER 21.

U



FOLDER 22.

V



FOLDER 23.

W



FOLDER 24.

Y



FOLDER 25.

Z



BOX 9

Correspondence while Governor, Subject File, A - I



FOLDER 1.

Adjutant General



FOLDER 2.

Agriculture Department



FOLDER 3.

American Legion



FOLDER 4.

Applications



FOLDER 5.

Applications



FOLDER 6.

Appointments



FOLDER 7.

Attorney General



FOLDER 8.

Bank Commissioner



FOLDER 9.

Bills



FOLDER 10.

Board of Education



FOLDER 11.

Board of Health



FOLDER 12.

Camp Devens



FOLDER 13.

Circulars and Miscellaneous Papers



FOLDER 14.

Committee on National Affairs



FOLDER 15.

Concord Chamber of Commerce



FOLDER 16.

Dartmouth College



FOLDER 17.

Disarmament



FOLDER 18.

Discharges



FOLDER 19.

Endorsements



FOLDER 20.

Federal Prohibition Director



FOLDER 21.

Fish and Game Department



FOLDER 22.

Forestry Department



FOLDER 23.

General Orders



FOLDER 24.

Glencliff Sanatorium



FOLDER 25.

Governors' Conference



FOLDER 26.

Governor's Message



FOLDER 27.

Highway Department



FOLDER 28.

Industrial School



FOLDER 29.

Insurance Department



FOLDER 30.

Invitations



FOLDER 31.

Invitations



BOX 10

Correspondence while Governor, Subject File, K - Z



FOLDER 1.

Keene Normal School



FOLDER 2.

Labor Commissioner



FOLDER 3.

Legislation



FOLDER 4.

Motor Vehicle Department



FOLDER 5.

Near East Relief



FOLDER 6.

New Hampshire College



FOLDER 7.

New Hampshire National Guard



FOLDER 8.

New Hampshire School for Feeble-Minded



FOLDER 9.

New Hampshire Soldiers' Home



FOLDER 10.

New Hampshire State Hospital



FOLDER 11.

New Hampshire State Prison



FOLDER 12.

Opinions



FOLDER 13.

Pardons



FOLDER 14.

Pharmacy Commission



FOLDER 15.

Phillips Exeter Academy



FOLDER 16.

Plymouth Normal School



FOLDER 17.

Proclamations



FOLDER 18.

Public Service Commission



FOLDER 19.

Purchasing Agent



FOLDER 20.

Recommendations



FOLDER 21.

Requisitions



FOLDER 22.

Resignations



FOLDER 23.

Secretary of State



FOLDER 24.

State Treasurer



FOLDER 25.

Strikes



FOLDER 26.

Taxation Department



FOLDER 27.

Treasury Department



FOLDER 28.

Volstead Act



FOLDER 29.

Weights and Measures



Series V Notebooks, Pamphlets, and Photographs



BOX 11

Notebooks



FOLDER 1.

In Memoriam Susie C. Brown, 1858-1923



FOLDER 2.

Unidentified



BOX 12

Pamphlets



FOLDER 1.

Addresses by AOB



FOLDER 2.

Assorted Booklets and Brochures



FOLDER 3.

New Hampshire



Agriculture, Forestry, Legislature, Optometry, Sanitation, and 2 Issues of The Granite Monthly



FOLDER 4.

U. S. Department of Agriculture



Bulletins, Circulars, and Yearbook Reprints



BOX 13

Photographs



FOLDER 1.

AOB



FOLDER 2.

Cuts Used in Newspaper Photographs of AOB



FOLDER 3.

Family



FOLDER 4.

Unidentified



Series VI Susie C. Brown (Wife)



BOX 14

Financial



FOLDER 1.

Bank Statements, Cancelled Checks, and Check Stubs Treasurer District Nursing Association



FOLDER 2.

Bank Statements, Cancelled Checks, and Check Stubs Personal



FOLDER 3.

Bank Statements, Cancelled Checks, and Check Stubs Executrix



BOX 15

General



FOLDER 1.

Clippings, Magazine and Newspaper



FOLDER 2.

Correspondence



FOLDER 3.

Miscellaneous Papers



FOLDER 4.

National Security League, Inc.



FOLDER 5.

Notebooks



FOLDER 6.

Pamphlets



FOLDER 7.

Photographs



FOLDER 8.

Receipts for Household Expenses



FOLDER 9.

Recipes



FOLDER 10.

Specifications for House Repairs



FOLDER 11.

Writings



FOLDER 12.

Writings