Guide to the Papers of Sanborn C. Brown, circa 1818 - circa 1982Manuscript MS-1064

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Box: 1, Dates: 1877-1967

Books on physics: "Molecular Science and Molecular Engineering" by A. Von Hipple with dedication to Brown (1959), "Handbook of Physics" by Condon & Odishaw (1967), "Plasma Physics" by James E. Drummond (1961), "The Application of Plasma to Chemical Processing" by Raymond F. Baddour et. al. (1967), "The Education of a Physicist" by Sanborn C. Brown et.al. (1966), "Basic Processes of Gaseous Electronics" by Leonard B. Loeb with dedication to Brown (1955), four volume set of "The Complete Works of Count Rumford" published by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences with Dartmouth Library Donation sticker (ca. 1877).

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Box: 2, Dates: ca. 1830's to 1915

Notebook dated 1874, handwritten and typed correspondence dated 1838, 1895-1915, handwritten, bound religious encyclopedia ca. 18th to 19th century with personal date and name of Elisabeth Gilman 1909, handwritten and typed speeches and essays, some ephemeral items, some information relating to Elisabeth Brown, wife of Dartmouth College president Rev. Francis Brown, handwritten calculations with drawings for the eclipse of the moon October 13, 1887, handwritten calculations for the eclipse of the sun for the year 1834, German wedding certificate for Francis Brown's marriage to Louisa Reifs dated 1879, German string bound book with drawings and text for "Daedalus And His Statues: A Pantomime Dance" dated Berlin 1802, handwritten "Opinion Trustees of Dartmouth College v. William H. Woodward" dated February 2, 1819, diary for the year 1901, notebook with thoughts and poems dated 1827, graduation pamphlet of the University of Glasgow June 1901, two volumes of "The Correspondence of Benjamin Thompson-Count Rumford" by Sanborn C. Brown undated, green binder with general index undated, small marbled notebook of Samuel Gilman Brown diary undated, leather bound small notebook June 16, 1838, religious printed analysis of scripture undated.

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Box: 3, Dates: 18th and 19th century

Several original copies of "A Continuation of the Narrative of the Indian Charity School" by Eleazar Wheelock D.D. printed in the year 1773, 1775, 1765, "A Plain and Faithful Narrative of the Original Design, Rise, Progress and present State of the Indian Charity School" by Eleazar Wheelock dated 1763, "School Atlas to Cummings' Ancient and Modern Geography" with handwritten notes dated 1819, marbled pamphlet "An Essay on Music Pronounced Before The Middlesex Musical Society Sept.9, A.D. 1807", three original pamphlets "Funeral Sermon" dated Elisabeth Gilman 1809, one original pamphlet "Inauguration of President Brown Hamilton College 1867", original "An Answer to the Vindication of the Official Conduct of the Trustees of Dartmouth College in Confirmation of the "Sketches" with Remarks of the Removal of President Wheelock" by Josiah Dunham dated 1816, original pamphlets "Class Report Dartmouth Class of 1870", "Class Day 1870", "The Aegis 1870", "Verses for the Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Meeting of the Class of 1870," "Dartmouth College, Reply to Rev. Martin Ruter's Letter, Relating to Calvin and Calvinism" dated 1815, "The Present State of North-America" printed 1755, "An Address Delivered Before the Society of the Alumni by Samuel Gilman Brown" July 25, 1855 with handwritten notes, and other pamphlets addresses and oration by Samuel Gilman Brown, box of 5x7 index cards cataloguing correspondence and notes of people and events of the 18th century.

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Box: 4, Dates: 1947-1980's

Bibliographies and related information for Count Rumford project (1980's), correspondence and notes regarding Count Rumford collection (1960's), pamphlets, reports and books on thermonuclear fusion and atomic energy (1950's- 1980's), memoir "Everyday Stories" by Sanborn C. Brown dictated in 1981 recounting he childhood, drawings, black and white photographs of Rumford's inventions with correspondence (1980's), two Russian books, binder with reprints of journal articles on thermo nuclear physics 1947- 1971,

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Box: 5, Dates: 1940's - 1980's

Files in alphabetical orders containing correspondence, reprints of articles, lectures, pamphlets, handwritten and well as typed notes, academic papers, relating to Sanborn C. Brown's research for his Count Rumford projects as well as his work as professor of Physics at MIT and his research and pattern request for an improved radiation detection device and other physics related issues, also newspaper clippings, photos, correspondence related to his tenure and retirement from M.I.T (1960's to 1981).

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Box: 6, Dates: 1970's

Files containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, journal articles, research material, including photos and drawings, on Sanborn C. Brown's interest and knowledge about the craft of beer and wine making.

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Box: 7, Dates: 1839-1911

Original travel document given to Louise R. Brown by the Secretary of State of the United States of America dated May 15, 1895, notebooks with handwritten entries 1839, 1847, "The Atlantic Monthly" September 1910, bound booklet with newspaper clippings about The Boat Race Aug.27, 1869, loose leaves bound "Memorial of the Faculty of Hamilton College" Nov.4, 1885, pamphlets on scripture and sermons by Prof. Francis Brown 1884-1911, "The Magazine of Christian Literature" September 1891 with article by Francis Brown, "Bulletin of the American Geographical Society" June 30, 1887 with article by Francis Brown, a pamphlet in honor of the inauguration of Rev, Francis Brown as president of the faculty as Union Theological Seminary November 17, 1908, various pamphlets on theological study and themes by Rev. Brown (1906-1907), several copies of booklet "Memorial of Samuel Gilman Brown" Dartmouth College class of 1831, loose proof sheets of book "The Works of Rufus Choate with a Memoire of his Life" by Samuel Gilman Brown Vol. 1 and Vol. II 1862, The Evangelist, New York October 31, 1901.

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Box: 8, Dates: 1905-1982

Book in French titled: "Ions, Electrons, Corpuscules" by Henri Abraham and Paul Langevin (1905), "International Education in Physics" edited by Sanborn C. Brown et.al. (1960), "The Organization of Science and Technology in France 1808-1914" edited by Robert Fox et.al (1980), "The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology" Jan.-Feb. 1950, two pamphlets on the exhibition of the works of Count Rumford 1953, "Zygon Journal of Religion and Science" March 1982, "The Forgotten Art of Building a Good Fireplace" by Vrest Orton (1969), "The Taylor Manual" (1959), "Gaseous Electronics" by J.WM. McGowan et.al (1974), "Teaching Physics an Insoluble Task" edited by Sanborn C. Brown (1971), "Why Teach Physics ?"edited by Sanborn C. Brown et.al. (1963), "History in the Teaching of Physics" edited by Stephen G. Brush et.al. (1972), "Science in Progress" edited by Sanborn C. Brown et.al. (1963), "Scientific Manpower" edited by Sanborn C. Brown et.al. (1971), "American Physics Handbook" (1957), "Nuclear Fusion" edited by William P. Allis (1960), "Annual Report of the Smithsonian 1964", "Encyclopedia of Physics" by S. Fluegge in English and German (1956).

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Box: 9, Dates: 19th century - early 20th century, 1959, 1965

Handwritten letters, telegrams and notebooks, German flyer, head of a shuttlecock racket dated 1864, two large reels of audiotape, one includes speech by Sanborn C. Brown at a symposium on International Teaching on January 29, 1965, one with no information, one small reel of audiotape with and address by Sanborn Brown at the M.I.T. Guidance conference on October 8, 1959, brown bag with letters of introduction and calling cards some with wax seal dated 1838-1841, small gold frame with black and white portrait of a lady, small glass frame with drawing of a sailor and his boat undated, leather clad clippings book with newspaper and journal clippings dated 1913, F.B, two sketches (lithographs) of Dartmouth College ca. 19th century, booklet for the Centennial Celebration of Dartmouth College July 21, 1869, booklet "Memorial of Samuel Gilman Brown" (1886), pamphlets on the "Laws of Dartmouth College" (1866), "Alpha Delta Phi" (1916), "Reply to Reve. Martin Rutter's Letter" (1815), "Catalogue of Ayers Latin School" (1871-72), "Catalogue of Dartmouth College" (1866-1867), "Union Theological Seminary Bulletin" (1877), "Catalogue of Officers and Students at Theological Seminary" Andover, Mass (1832), a "Cookbook for the Frugal Housewife" in German (1901), "Union Theological Seminary Annual Catalogue" (1910-11),"Dartmouth College and the State of New Hampshire" (1828), "Charter of Dartmouth College" (1816) and other Dartmouth College related pamphlets of the 19th century, small box of sewing kid with charm bracelet ca. 19th century, notebooks of Louise Reis, Danzig (1870's), programs for the inauguration of Rev. Francis Brown at Union Theological Seminary (1908), two water color paintings of landscapes undated.

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Box: 10, Dates: Early 20th century

Three rectangular wooden boxes with glass slides of drawings and writings related to the study of physics, property of Sanborn C. Brown (ca. early 20th century). Three color drawings on cardboard representing the interactions of plasmas with electromagnetic fields from a lecture given by Sanborn C. Brown in Uppsala, Sweden in August 1959. The drawings are not inside the box but are together separately on top.

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